Summer Graduation 2018

Thursday 21st June, 6.30pm in Glasgow Cathedral

This is a chance for our Faculty of Nautical Studies students to celebrate their success and achievements amongst family, friends and staff.  Glasgow Cathedral is a remarkable venue boasting stunning architecture which only adds to a remarkable occasion.  

Graduation packs have been issued to all eligible students.  Your pack will contain a letter with a username and password which you should use to confirm your attendance below. If you do not confirm your attendance it may not be possible for you to attend the ceremony so please ensure you let us know before Fri 8th June that you are coming.


If you think you are eligible to graduate and have not received your pack by Fri 25th May please contact us.  

Gowning and Photography

All graduates must wear academic gowns.  To hire your gown, please go to Ede and Ravenscroft where you will be prompted for the name of your institution which is City of Glasgow College and the date of the ceremony which is 21st June.  You can then select HNC or HND robes (SPD students should wear HND).  If you are experiencing financial difficulty in hiring a gown please discuss this with your course tutor.

Professional photographers will be available on the day for you to purchase photographs.


Each graduate is allocated 2 guest tickets and these can be picked up when you register on the day of Graduation.  If you want to apply for more guest tickets please email  Whilst this cannot be guaranteed, we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Graduation Day

  • You must register in person on the day of graduation so that we know you are attending.  If you don't register on the day you cannot collect your gown or attend the ceremony.  The Registration Desk will be open from 11.30am - 4pm in Riverside Campus on the first floor.
  • Students must be at Glasgow Cathedral in Cathedral Square at 5.30pm at the very latest to be lined up in class groups.  Once all students are seated guests will be admitted between 6pm and 6.30pm.
  • After the ceremony, graduates will be asked to form an academic procession from the Cathedral back to City Campus on Cathedral Street.  You and your guests are invited back to City Campus where food and entertainment will be provided for all.
  • Gowns should be dropped off at City Campus at The Bistro on the 1st floor.
  • Still and moving images of the ceremony will be streamed live on the college website and social media channels.  If you have any concerns, please contact the Events Team -  The ceremony will be streamed live for guests who are unable to attend.


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.

Graduation Shop

From now until Graduation Day we will have a selection of college-branded merchandise for sale including 'Class of 2018' Varsity Jackets (£22.50) and Hoodies (£18).  A selection of other branded items are also available and are on display at Riverside Reception. If you are interested in buying a hoodie or jacket please go to Reception at Riverside or City Campus.


A Very Social Event

Share your thoughts on Graduation with us across our social media accounts - this could be your comments on the day, opinions, advice or your very own Graduation pics and selfies!  Just use the tag #COGCGRAD.  Watch out for our brand new Snapchat filter on the day and share your achievements with friends and family.

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.

Winter Graduation

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

On the day each ceremony was streamed live and you can watch them here.