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Convocation 2018

29 June 2018 | 11am

Royal Albert Hall

The Royal College of Art Convocation ceremony will see degrees conferred on nearly 900 graduands from the class of 2018, at a ceremony in the Royal Albert Hall.

Alongside MA, MPhil and PhD graduands, honorary degrees and fellowships will be awarded to individuals are recognised for their significant contribution to culture and industry, both internationally and in the UK. 

A recording of the ceremony is available to watch above; please click the image to play.

RCA Honorands 2018

Honorary Doctors

Dr Sue Black OBE, Computer Scientist, Digital Evangelist
Siobhan Davies CBE, Choreographer
Peter Gabriel, Musician and songwriter

Professor Emeritus

Professor David Rayson

Honorary Fellows

Dinah Casson, Environmental and Exhibition Designer
Judith Hall, ex-assistant to the Vice-Chancellor
Professor Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Design Historian and Curator
Ben Kelly, Founder, Ben Kelly Design
Stephen Rockman, founder, Mersim Capital and Entrepreneur in Residence, Innovation RCA
Kinya Tagawa, Design Engineer and Partner, Takram


Maria Ohlson, Senior Registry Administrator 
Octavia Reeve, Head of Content Strategy, Communications and Marketing
Michael Turco, School General Manager, School of Arts & Humanities 
Alex Watt,  Technology Coordinator, IT Services
Amanda White, Director of Finance