Winter Graduation Ceremonies 2017

Our Winter Graduation for all HNC/HND and Professional Courses will be held Monday 20th November 2017 at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall where we'll celebrate the success of our students who completed their courses in June 2017. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate your time at City amongst friends, family, and members of staff.  

We're Live!


The Graduation ceremony is an all-ticket event and entry to the auditorium will not be permitted without a valid ticket.  Each graduate is allocated two free guest tickets but additional tickets are available to buy for £9.00 per additional ticket.  All guest tickets should be booked via the Concert Hall and are not available from the college.  If you encounter any problems with the booking system please contact the Concert Hall on 0141 353 8000 and they will be happy to help.

  • To book your free tickets use the links below and enter the promo code GRADUATE in the box to get the 2 free tickets.  You can also book any additional tickets at the same time and you will be charged £9.00 per additional ticket.  All online bookings will incur a £1 online booking fee.
  • You can also book tickets by phoning 0141 353 8000 or go to the Concert Hall Box Office and book them in person.
  • Please ensure you book tickets for the correct ceremony as there are three different ceremonies on the same day.

Tickets are available to book now!

  • Ceremony 1 at 11am - Faculties of Leisure & Lifestyle and Education & Society - BOOK TICKETS.

  • Ceremony 2 at 3pm - Faculties of Nautical Studies, Building, Engineering & Energy and Creative Industries - BOOK TICKETS.

  • Ceremony 3 at 7pm - Faculty of Business and Professional Courses - BOOK TICKETS.

Graduates will be given their ticket on the day of Graduation at the Registration Desk.  You must ensure you go to the Registration Desk on Graduation Day to sign in and collect your ticket or you will not be able to graduate.  Please ensure you sit in the seat allocated as this will follow the order of presentation.

Attending the Ceremony

All letters have been sent to eligible graduates. Included in this pack is information on registering your attendance, how to hire your gown and booking photography which will be available on the day.  It is important that you read the instructions detailed in this pack and respond to your invitation to guarantee your place at the ceremony.

Registration for the Graduation Ceremony is now closed.

Gown Hire

All graduands attending the ceremony must wear academic dress.  You can order your gown online through Ede and Ravenscroft.  Please ensure you select the correct award - HNC, HND, Advanced Certificate, Professional Course or PDA.  Gown hire costs are approx. £25.  Gowns will be available for collection at the Royal Concert Hall on Graduation day.


You can pre-book your photographs at the same time as hiring your gown or alternatively, you can just go along on the day and book and pay for your photographs.  Ede and Ravenscroft photographers will be available at the Concert Hall on Graduation day from 9am until 10pm so you can have your photograph taken before or after your ceremony.

Watch it all online

Our ceremonies are broadcast live on our website and are available to view for several weeks.

A very social event

Share your day with us across our social media accounts - this could be your thoughts, opinions, advice or your very own graduation pics and selfies! Just use the tag #COGCgrad

For further information about Graduation contact Ann Brannan, Events Manager on 0141 375 5273 or


Summer Graduation 2017

We host our annual Summer Graduation for students from the Faculty of Nautical Studies each June in the exquisite surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral. It celebrates the success and achievements of our students amongst family, friends, and staff.  Glasgow Cathedral is a remarkable venue boasting stunning architecture which only adds to a remarkable occasion.

This year’s Ceremony took place on Thursday 22nd June and you can watch a full replay of the Ceremony on our YouTube channel.

Welcome to your Alumni Association

Every student who graduates from City will be invited to register for our Alumni Association and join an expanding community enjoying various benefits, including:

  • Continued access to college facilities.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Exclusive discounts to members.
  • And much more...

For further information regarding the Alumni Association contact or 0141 375 5277.