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Key details


  • External


  • Free

Who could attend

  • RCA only


  • Ceremony

The Royal College of Art Convocation ceremony sees degrees conferred on nearly 1,200 graduands from the class of 2022, at a ceremony in the Royal Albert Hall.

Congratulations to all our 2022 graduates!

Recordings of the ceremony will are available to watch here: Convocation Summer 2022 Recordings

Alongside Graduate Diploma, MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD graduands, honorary degrees were awarded to individuals in recognition of their significant contribution to arts, culture and industry, both internationally and in the UK. 

Honorary Doctors elect

Archie Boston Jr, Communication Designer

Marc Newson CBE, Industrial Designer

Baroness Rebuck DBE, Publisher and former Chair of Council

Honorary Fellows elect

Dr Philip Harvey, former RCA Executive Director

Kai-Lu Hsiung, RSA Films Global Managing Director

Caragh Merrick OBE, former Deputy Chair of Council member and Chair of the Planning & Resources Committee

Tom Van Oss, retiring Council member and former Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee

Fellows elect

Professor Paul Anderson, Dean of School of Design

Emma Bayne, Chief Technology Officer & Head of Digital Delivery

Dr Adrian Lahoud, Dean of School of Architecture

Dr Chris McGinley, Senior Research Fellow, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design