Students in graduation gowns outside Glasgow Cathedral


We are delighted to announce that the Summer Graduation for our Nautical students will take place on Thursday 20 June, 6:15pm at Glasgow Cathedral.

Email invitations have been sent to all eligible graduates with important information regarding the Graduation ceremony.

When you receive your email you will find a username and password. Please use these to confirm your attendance via the link below no later than Monday 3 June.

We look forward to celebrating this significant milestone with you.

Important Information 

We’ve produced a handy Graduation Guide with everything you need to know about Graduation but please see some key information below.

  • On Graduation Day, you must check in at the College Registration Desk at Riverside Campus. If you do not register, your name will not be called out during the ceremony. The Registration Desk will be open from 1:45pm to 4:00pm in the Exam Hall on the 7th floor at Riverside Campus.

  • All graduates must wear an academic gown. Please order your gown from Ede and Ravenscroft by Monday 3 June.  You can pick up your pre-ordered gown on Graduation Day from Ede and Ravenscroft, located next to the Registration Desk in the Exam Hall at Riverside Campus. Gown collection is open from 1:45pm to 4:00pm.

  • You can book your photography with Ede and Ravenscroft when you order your gown, or you can book it on Graduation Day. 
  • If your name or course details appear wrongly on your invitation email, please let us know immediately, as this is what will appear on your certificate unless corrected before the ceremony. 
  • If you have been chosen to receive a prize, we will contact you separately.  

All graduates and guests are invited to join us for Afternoon Tea at our Riverside campus between 2.30pm and 4pm. The simulator and engineering workshop will be open if you want to show your guests around the College in the afternoon.

Live Stream 

We'll be streaming the ceremony live from Glasgow Cathedral on Thursday 20 June for students, friends and family unable to join us on the night.   The live stream will start at 6pm on Graduation Day.  The video of the ceremony will be available on our YouTube channel following the event.

A Social Event 

We'd love to see your photos and videos of the day so make sure you follow us on social media and share your day with us using #CoGCGrad.  We'll be posting our own photos and videos so keep an eye on all our social channels. 

Accessibility at graduation 

If you need adjustments or additional support to help you take part in the graduation ceremony, or if any of your guests need assistance, please contact us as soon as you can -

Privacy Notice 

Our Privacy Notice explains how personal data will be processed for and during the event and provides guidance should you not wish your data to be processed in this way. This applies to all students intending to graduate or may be eligible for an award, whether they attend a ceremony or not.  

Alumni Association

Every student who graduates from City is invited to register for our Alumni Association and join an expanding community enjoying various benefits, including - money off evening courses and Amethyst Professional Salon, continued access to college facilities, networking events and much more.

Winter Graduation 

Our Winter Graduation ceremonies will take place on Monday 20 November at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.  There will be three ceremonies at 11am, 3pm and 7pm.  Details will be sent to eligible students in September / October. 

Invites will be sent out via email so please ensure we have up to date contact details for you.  If you change your email address please let us know - 


If you have any questions about Graduation, please contact