Graduation 2023

NESCol‘s 2023 Graduation Ceremonies will take place in September and October 2023.

If you were due to finish a HNC, HND or other course at SCQF Level 7 or above at NESCol, in May/June you should have received emails in June and July inviting you to book a place to attend our 2023 Graduation Ceremonies. Please note that registration for this year’s ceremonies has now closed.

Share your story

If you have an interesting “student journey” story to share with us we would love to speak to you. Perhaps your story will inspire others thinking about their next move! Please contact

The Ceremonies

Fraserburgh Ceremony

The ceremony for students who studied at Fraserburgh Campus and Scottish Maritime Academy took place on Saturday 23 September at our Fraserburgh Campus.

Achievements of NESCol students recognised in Fraserburgh ceremony

Aberdeen Ceremonies

Ceremonies for students who studied at Aberdeen City or Aberdeen Altens Campus will take place on Tuesday 3 October at Aberdeen Music Hall. A morning and afternoon ceremony will be held.

Full information on the Aberdeen Ceremonies

Book your place

Registration is now closed. Should you wish to attend but have not registered your place, contact

Who can attend

A student is eligible to participate in our Graduation Ceremonies upon successful completion (and Scottish Qualifications Authority certification) of an HNC, HND or any other equivalent advanced course of study.

Successful completion of the course is required by 25 August 2023. If you do not complete by then you will not be eligible to take part in the 2023 Graduation Ceremonies.


NESCol‘s Graduation Ceremonies are free of charge for you to attend (along with two guests). You will need to order an academic robe to wear during the ceremony which will cost £30 through our partner Ede & Ravenscroft.


Get in touch

Email with questions about graduation.