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Your Graduation

Schedules, Tips and Important Information about your Graduation from DkIT.

Conferring 2023

Congratulations on your success in completing your programme of study at Dundalk Institute of Technology. We hope you found your study with us enjoyable, challenging and rewarding and that it will be beneficial to you in whatever you plan for the future.

To mark your achievement, we are delighted to announce that this year’s DkIT Conferring Ceremonies will take place on Thursday 2nd November and Friday 3rd November 2023.

Each graduand can invite a maximum of two guests to their ceremony. The full Schedule of Ceremonies, which will indicate the date and time you will be graduating, will be available here soon.

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Schedule of Ceremonies 2023

Date Session Time School  
Thursday 2nd November 2023 1

 10:30 am

Postgraduate Research Awards - awarded by Dublin City University (Schools of Engineering; Health and Science; Informatics and Creative Arts)

School of Health and Science

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Thursday 2nd November 2023 2

1.30 pm

School of Health and Science

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Thursday 2nd November 2023 3

4.00 pm

School of Informatics and Creative Arts

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Friday 3rd November 2023 4

 10:30 am

School of Business and Humanities

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Friday 3rd November 2023 5

1.30 pm

School of Business and Humanities

Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching


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Friday 3rd November 2023 6


School of Engineering

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Hire of Academic Robes

All graduands must graduate in academic robes. Academic robes must be pre-booked online using a credit or debit card from the Institute’s robemakers, Armstrong and Oxford no later than 26th of October.  

The cost per graduand is €35 online and €40 on the day for ALL awards. All graduands are invited to wear caps.

Book Your Robe

Please ensure that you know the exact qualification you are to be awarded (e.g. Higher Certificate, Higher Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Masters or Doctorate).

Collection of Robes

Academic robes must be collected by the graduand in the Robing Collection Area located in M111 (Muirhevna Building) at the link below:

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Academic robes should be returned to the Robing Return Area located in Muirhevna Building after the ceremony. This room will be open until 7.00pm on Thursday 2nd November and Friday 3rd November 2023.

Conferring Ceremonies Video Archive

Visit the archive of previous conferring ceremonies at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

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Outstanding Fees/Fines/Library Books

In order for you to graduate, all outstanding fees and fines up to the academic year 2022-23 must be paid in full, on or before 13th October 2023.  

To pay any outstanding fees please contact

To pay any outstanding library fines please contact  

Overdue library loans for the same period must also be returned by this date.

Graduation Photographs


Lafayette Photography is the official photography/framing provider for DKIT graduation ceremonies. These services will be located in MacAnna Theatre and available from 2 hours before your ceremony until 30minutes before your ceremony. The studios will re-open after your ceremony.

For the best experience on graduation day, it is strongly advised to pre-book your photography online at Please note that all queries regarding photographs should be made directly to Lafayette. 

Booking closes on 26th October 2023.

Car Parking

If you are arriving to the Institute by car, please enter the campus via the Dublin Road Entrance (see Campus Map), where you will be directed to available parking. Please abide by the campus speed limit and only park in designated parking spaces.

There will be no parking fees on Thursday 2nd November and Friday 3rd November 2023.

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Stay In Touch

Join our DkIT Alumni Association and be part of a network of more than 20,000 DkIT graduates worldwide.

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We'll keep you informed about DkIT events, news and opportunities that may be of interest to you as your progress in your career.

Already Graduated?

If you have previously graduated from DkIT and would like to request a replacement parchment or receive a copy of your transcripts then please take a look at this section.

Request Parchments and Transcripts

Graduate Outcomes Survey

All HEI’s in Ireland undertake a Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) each year to establish what paths graduates have taken and receive valuable feedback and insights. This survey is typically done approximately 9 months after graduation around May/June.

Next year when you receive the Graduate Outcome Survey from DkIT, please take a few moments to complete & submit. Your input is valued.

Graduation Ball

DkIT Graduation 2023 will take place in The Rum House Dundalk. This event has a formal dress code. There will be Live Music and Finger Food available on the night. Ticket permits ONE ENTRY ONLY.

Careers Support as a Graduate

Careers Support as a Graduate

The DkIT Careers & Employability Centre are here to support you through your transition from college to career!

Recent Graduates are given the opportunity to use the Career Service for a full year after graduation, free of charge. This gives you access to the full spectrum of online and in-person resources to help you on your pathway to success! You just have to take one step - register as a graduate on DkIT Careers Connect. You can then access our jobs portal, events page and book an appointment with a Careers Advisor to keep up to date with all the latest news and events from DkIT. 

Useful ways to stay in contact:

Have A Question About Conferring?

  • Louise McCaul
  • DkIT Awards Office