Graduation

    Congratulations to the Class of 2020

    Congratulations on your significant academic achievement. Graduation is a key milestone in your academic and professional journey, and we look forward to celebrating this joyous occasion with you and your family at our virtual conferring ceremonies. Congratulations 

    • Virtual Conferring Day

      Graduation is a milestone in your academic journey where your achievements are formally recognised by AIT and its community of our academic, support and services staff and of course the many others who contribute to the life of AIT who have guided you through your journey with us. It is a time for you, your family and friends to celebrate this joyous occasion. We are very proud of our AIT graduates and we look forward to virtually celebrating with you, your family and friends.Our  virtual graduation ceremonies take place over two days, Thursday 3 December and Friday 4 December 2020. We hope that the following data and links provide useful information and help to answer any questions you may have.

    • Day of Ceremony

      The ceremonies can be viewed here: www.ait.ie/virtualgraduation

      Should you be unable to view the event live, a recording of the ceremony will be available on the AIT website when the ceremony has concluded. The conferring ceremonies will be also be available to view on Facebook and YouTube.  

      Photographs of Conferring Celebrations On your conferring day, send us your celebratory photos and videos to classof2020@ait.ie so that we can share them on our website/social media and issue to regional press. You can also tag us on social media. Please ensure that that you have the consent of those who appear in your photos before sending them.

    • After the Ceremony

      Official Documents

      (i)  Parchment Your parchment will be forwarded to you by registered post immediately following your graduation ceremony. It will be issued to the postal address that we have registered for you on the AIT Student Record system. 

      Please email graduation@ait.ie before Friday 13 November, if you wish to update your mailing address to ensure that you receive your parchment. 

      (ii)  Academic Transcript An electronic record of your academic transcript is available through Digitary Core. Full details are available at: www.ait.ie/registry/graduation

      (iii)   European Diploma Supplement (EDS) The European Diploma Supplement (EDS) is issued to graduates of higher education institutions after graduation in addition to their official parchment. The EDS does not replace your degree parchment or transcript. Its purpose is to outline in detail your academic achievement for your award, which is not outlined on your degree parchment. You may need this document as part of the evidence of your academic record to give to national or international prospective employers, education institutions, or for migration purposes. For information on how to access your EDS, please visit: www.ait.ie/registry/graduation
       

    • Graduation Timetable

      Graduation Timetable

      The following ceremonies will take place online at the indicated times:

      Faculty of Engineering and Informatics

      Programmes

      Thursday 3rd December

      Department of Civil Engineering and Trades

      All Programmes

      12noon

      Department of Computer and Software Engineering

      All Programmes

      12noon

      Department of Polymer, Mechanical and Design

      All Programmes

      12noon

       

      Faculty of Business and Hospitality

      Programmes

      Thursday 3rd December

      Department of Accounting and Business Computing

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

      Department of Business and Management

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

      Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

       

      Faculty of Continung, Professional, Online and Distance Learning

      Programmes

      FRIDAY 4th  December

      Department of Lifelong Learning

      All Programmes

      12 noon

       

      Faculty of Science and Health

      Programmes

      FRIDAY 4th  December

      Department of Nursing and Healthcare

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

      Department of Life and Physical Sciences

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

      Department of Sport and Health Sciences

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

      Department of Social Sciences 

      All Programmes

      2.00pm

    • Hire of Academic Dress

      Phelan Conan Ltd are currently offering free nationwide home delivery on all graduation robe hires for AIT’s virtual graduation ceremonies on 3rd and 4th December 2020. This will enable you to celebrate your achievement by holding your own graduation, while taking pictures in your gown and enjoying the day at home with your family and friends. You will receive instructions on how to wear the gown and the terms and conditions of use.

      Click on the link to see a short video - Graduate at home with gowns from Phelan Conan

      Please visit www.phelanconan.com and select ‘graduate gown hire’ to book your gown (€35 which includes nationwide home delivery). The gown will then be delivered to your address, or can be collected in store if preferred. The deadline for bookings is 5 working days before your ceremony, to ensure you get your gown in time for your virtual graduation.

      You must return the robe five days after the ceremony, with details on how to return your robe in the post will be included with your gown.

    • Register with the AIT Graduate Alumni Association

      Today you join the ranks of more than 20,000 AIT graduates worldwide who can be a valuable social and professional network to you going forward. To help you make the most of this network and to continue to engage with AIT, you are now invited to become a member of the AIT Alumni Association.


      Reconnecting and staying in contact with the AIT Alumni Association helps us maintain contact with our graduates. Being a member will provide you with the opportunity to maintain contact with your former classmates, lecturers and the graduate body and will also afford you access to a range of valuable services such as ongoing careers and educational guidance. 


      By registering with the AIT Alumni Association you will be able to transition that membership to our newly formed technological university when it comes to fruition.

      Register now

    • AIT-LIT Consortium

      A Technological University for Ireland’s Midlands and Mid-West In September 2021, we will open our doors as Ireland’s newest technological university (TU) with our consortium partners, LIT. The new TU will future proof higher education through applied learning, strong industry engagement and high-TRL research. Our mission is to provide new opportunities and access pathways to learners with the goal of sustaining prosperity and industrial growth across our region and indeed Ireland.