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Conferring Ceremonies for Adult Learners
2020 Graduate Event
The Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development will host a celebratory ceremony for those students conferred In Absentia in Winter 2020 due to restrictions imposed by the Irish Government as a result of Covid-19 will be held on April 9th, 2022.
The Celebration Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday 9th April, 2022 in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn on the NUI Galway campus - No.8 on the Campus Map below.
This event will be live streamed on the day, you can watch it on the video link here. A room will be also available on the day beside the main conferring hall for family & friends to view the ceremony if they wish - Lecture Theatre in Aras Uí Chathail (AUC-G002) – No.10 on the Campus Map below.
Please review the table below for confirmation of each course’s conferral time. Queries can be directed to the designated administrator for your course listed below.
11.00 a.m. Conferring Session
|B.Sc. in Science & Technology Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Science & Technology Studiesemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Automation and Controlfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Corporate Environmental Planningemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Lean & Quality Systemsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Medical Device Scienceemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Operations Engineeringfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Scientific Studies (Earth and Ocean Sciences)||email@example.com|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Practice-based Play Therapy)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Practice-based Play Therapy)||email@example.com|
|Higher Diploma in Arts (Politics and Society)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Arts (Archaeology)||email@example.com|
|Diploma in Arts (French)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Arts (German)||email@example.com|
|Diploma in Arts (Irish Studies)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Arts (Italian)||email@example.com|
|Diploma in Arts (Spanish)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Psychology of Counsellingemail@example.com|
|Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion (Oral Health & Youth Health)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Master of Arts (Adult Learning & Teaching)||email@example.com|
|Master of Arts (Adult Learning & Development)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Adult Learning & Development)||email@example.com|
|MSc in Business (Leadership Development)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Leadership Development)||email@example.com|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Business (Leadership Development)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bachelor of Commerceemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Marketingfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Change Managementemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Learning and Developmentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Technology Enhanced Learningemail@example.com|
|Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Postgraduate Certificate in Early Childhood Studiesemail@example.com|
|Bachelor of Arts (Community, Youth & Family Studies)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma of Arts (Community, Youth & Family Studies)||email@example.com|
|Bachelor of Arts (Early Childhood Studies & Practice)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Arts (Early Childhood Studies & Practice)||email@example.com|
|Bachelor of Arts (Training & Education)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Arts (Training & Education)||email@example.com|
|Diploma in Employee Assistance and Social Supportfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Diploma in Community Development Practiceemail@example.com|
|Diploma in Youth and Community Development Practicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Certificate in Community Development Practiceemail@example.com|
|Foundation Diploma in Training and Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
*All graduands must be gowned and seated half an hour before the start of each session.
Outstanding Fees Deadline
The deadline for the payment of outstanding fees is Monday, March 21st, 2022. Please ensure any outstanding fees, penalties, library fines etc. are paid by deadline in order to be eligible to attend the Conferring.
Please ensure your name is correct for the issue of parchments (this includes accents, apostrophes, etc). To ensure your name is correct you should check your Registration Statement and/or Transcript of Results to confirm.
All graduands are entitled to 2 guest tickets only. Please contact your Course Administrator for all other information. General queries on the ceremonies can be directed to email@example.com
All graduates must pre-book robes with the official robe-makers, Phelan Conan Limited before Monday 28th March, 2022. Robes may be pre-booked online at www.phelanconan.com. The Pre-Paid hire fee is €45 or the hire fee on the day is €50. Cash will not be accepted. Payment can be made with a credit/debit card. Robes can be collected from 2 hours prior to your graduation in G001, Human Biology Building and all gowns must be returned to Phelan Conan by 6pm on the day of the graduation.
Due to the implementation of a personal 3D secure password during the credit card payment process on www.phelanconan.com Phelan Conan Ltd staff are no longer able to take bookings over the phone. This has been created to protect your online payments and if you don’t already have a 3D secure password you can activate it by following the simple instructions during the booking process. If you experience any further problems with 3D secure process, please contact your bank.
Please click here for information on conferring photographs.
Please note that all staff, students and visitors to campus must continue to wear a face mask while indoors in public areas on campus, this includes events such as Conferring.
A map of the NUI Galway campus can be accessed here.
Guide to Conferring
Comprehensive information about the conferral process is available on the Guide to Conferring website, including further information on Robes, Parking, Photography, Seating etc.
You can download a copy of the Conferring Booklet below.