Graduation at CCT College Dublin

CCT is delighted to invite the Class of 2021 to their graduation ceremony.

All students eligible to attend graduation have received an email invitation and will receive continued correspondence on the Ceremony by email.  Please RSVP by email to graduation@cct.ie to confirm your attendance.  

Graduation ceremonies are formal occasions. You must wear academic robes (Robe hire details are outlined below) as well as smart personal dress suitable for memorable photographs. 

Venue: Main Auditorium, The Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin 1

Date: Saturday, 20 November 2021 

Time: Start time of 11:45 am.

Graduands can access the venue from 09:45 am and are required to arrive at least one hour prior to the ceremony.

All details pertaining to our planned and booked in-person ceremony are subject to public health advice and Government restrictions mitigating against the spread of COVID at the time of the Ceremony.

COVID Safety Measures

Everybody attending the Graduation Ceremony must present proof of full COVID vaccination or proof that you have recovered from COVID within the previous 6 months, along with photo ID.  Failure to provide any of this evidence will result in refusal of entry to the Ceremony so please take note of this key requirement.  All attendees must also wear a face covering throughout the Ceremony.

Robe Hire – Correct academic dress must be worn at graduation.

Phelan Conan Ltd are providing the robe booking service for the day. The cost of hiring a set of robes is €20 (part subsidised by CCT College Dublin).

You must pre-book your robe prior to the ceremony:

  1. Online – www.phelanconan.com
    Log on and select ‘Student Hire’, select ‘CCT’ and follow the instructions until you receive a reference number. This option is available until 15th November 2021


Phelan Conan Ltd.


Due to the implementation of a personal 3D Secure password during the credit card payment process on https://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 you bank.

Please note that the wearing of Mortarboards (graduation caps) is optional for Male and Female graduands. 

The robes you hire are to be collected on the morning of the ceremony on site in the Convention Centre Dublin.  Robes will be available from 10:00 am.  Early collection is recommended.

Before leaving the Convention Centre Dublin on the day of the Ceremony, please return your robes.


Lafayette Photography is the official photography/framing provider for CCT College Dublin graduation ceremonies. These services will be located in the Convention Centre and available from 2h before your ceremony. For the best experience on graduation day, it is strongly advised to pre-book your photography online at  www.lafayette.ie. Online bookings will close at midday the day before your graduation day.

Refreshments after the ceremony

Refreshments will be provided at The Convention Centre following the ceremony.

Guest Tickets

Each graduand is permitted to bring two guests.  You must RSVP to graduation@cct.ie to confirm your own attendance as a graduand and the names of your guests.  You will not be required to collect and/or show a ticket at the event, but all attendees will have to present photo ID and proof of immunity on the day of the ceremony (fully vaccinated status or proof that you have recovered from COVID within the previous 6 months).


CCT does not encourage the attendance of young children at the graduation ceremony, where young children do attend; they must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  In the instance of a child not remaining silent and in their seat, as is required as part of the ceremonial protocol, the accompanying adult will be required to leave the ceremony hall with the child.

Car Parking

Parking is available on site in The Convention Centre Car Park for a fee.

In Absentia

Should you be unable to attend graduation you will be conferred in absentia and parchments will be available for collection in the Main Office in CCT from Monday, November 22nd 2021.


Queries regarding graduation should be sent to graduation@cct.ie 

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