Summer Graduation 2019

Thursday 20th June 2019 at 6.30pm.

Students from our Faculty of Nautical Studies will celebrate their success and achievements amongst family, friends and staff at our Summer Graduation Ceremony at Glasgow Cathedral on Thursday 20th June 2019. 

Please Note

This Summer Graduation is for students studying on Nautical and Marine Engineering courses only.  The Winter Graduation for students from our other faculties will be held at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Monday 25th November.  There will be 3 ceremonies and all eligible students will receive an information pack in October including the timing of the ceremonies.

Graduation Day


  • All graduates must register on Graduation Day at Riverside Campus. 
  • The Registration Desk will be open from 11am - 4pm on the 3rd Floor at Riverside Campus. 
  • Gowns will be available to pick up in the same area. 
  • The Photography Studio will also be open for photographs - this can be booked online or on the day.  
  •  If you do not register on the day you cannot collect your gown and your name will not be read out at the Graduation Ceremony. 


  • All students must be at the Cathedral by 5.30pm.
  • All students must wear academic gowns.  Gowns will be available to hire on the day at the Registration Desk at Riverside campus.
  • The Ceremony should last approx. 1.5 hours.

Look out for our special Snapchat filter on Graduation day! Don't forget to share your thoughts and graduation selfies with us using #cogcgrad.

Live Stream

For those guests unable to attend the Graduation Ceremony the full ceremony will be broadcast live here on the day starting at 6.30pm. 


Advanced gown hire is now closed however, you can hire a gown on the day at a cost of £30 at the Registration Desk on the 3rd Floor at Riverside Campus.


All graduates are allocated 2 guest tickets which can be picked up at the Registration Desk at Riverside Campus on the day of Graduation.  If you want to apply for additional guest tickets please email events.  Whilst we cannot guarantee extra tickets we will do our best to accommodate your request.


If you have any questions about Graduation please contact Ann Brannan on 0141 375 5273 or or ask for a member of the Events Team at Riverside Reception.