New Members' Ceremonies

Find out more about our ceremonies for new Members, including upcoming dates and what happens at the ceremony.

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Every year we hold several ceremonies to celebrate and welcome those who have become full Members of the College.

Below you can see the dates of all of our upcoming ceremonies, with further details of which cohort of Members each ceremony is for and when you can expect to receive an invitation. There are also answers to frequently asked questions about the ceremonies.

Please note, ceremony dates are subject to change and you should not book travel and accommodation until you have received confirmation from us that your place at the ceremony is secured.

Ceremony dates

Who are the ceremonies for?

Those who registered as Members between 4 August 2022 and 13 January 2023 will be invited to attend these ceremonies

When will invitations be sent?

Invitations will be sent by email in January 2023.

Who are the ceremonies for?

Those who registered as Members from 14 January 2023 - 31 July 2023 will be invited to attend these ceremonies.

When will invitations be sent?

Invitations will be sent by email in August 2023.

Ceremony FAQs

All ceremonies will be held at the College's London office on Prescot Street.

Ceremonies take place in the afternoon, usually between 2-3pm but the exact programme for your ceremony will be confirmed in your invitation email.

Members are welcomed with talks from some of the College Officers and the Chair of the Psychiatric Trainees' Committee. During the presentation part of the ceremony, each Member will have their name called by the Registrar, they will then be presented on stage by the President, receive their commemorative scroll, and have a photo taken.

Yes, a professional photographer will be present and will take photos of Members on stage during the ceremony, as well as photos of Members with their guests before and after the ceremony.
Yes, once you've booked a place at the ceremony we can provide an official letter confirming your booking which can be used as supporting evidence for your visa application. Please contact to request a letter.
No, your Membership certificate will be posted to you within six to eight weeks of you registering as a Member. Membership certificates are not handed out at ceremonies, Members are instead presented with a commemorative scroll.

The dress code for the ceremony is lounge suits/day dress/national dress. 

It's compulsory for Members to wear a gown and cap for the ceremony. You'll be sent a link to hire this once you've booked your place for the ceremony.

For any further questions that haven't been answered here, or if you've not received an invitation, please contact
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