Admission of Fellows

Image comprising three photos, of the Fellowship Roll, a New Fellow walking to the ceremony with family and the lobby at Central Hall

The Royal College of Radiologists has decided to move all ceremonies for the Admission of New Fellows from face to face to virtual until further notice due to the COVID-19 situation. While this will be disappointing for New Fellows, these face-to-face events involve a large number of people and we clearly have a duty of care to our members and Fellows and their family and friends. All trainees will therefore be invited to attend a virtual ceremony and the dates for these virtual ceremonies in 2021 so far are as follows:

  • 19 November 2021
  • 9 December 2021

It is our intention to offer a dedicated face-to-face ceremony to all those that have been admitted at or attended virtual ceremonies when the national COVID situation has improved. WE hope for this to be at some point in 2022, allowing New Fellows to celebrate with their families in the traditional way.

We know that the ceremony is a culmination of many years of hard work and that it is a highlight in the careers of our Fellows. Please be assured that we plan to return to providing these ceremonies regularly face to face when it is safe to do so.

Invitations to the Admission Ceremony and further details will be sent by email to successful candidates. Separate admission arrangements apply to those who take the FRCR examination outside London; please refer to the information that is sent to you after your results have been published.

Before you can be admitted

Membership fees

If you have any outstanding membership fees, these will need to be paid in full before you can be admitted to the Fellowship.

If you are not yet a member of the RCR and have passed the Final Examination in Clinical Radiology or Clinical Oncology, you will need to become a member before you can be admitted to the Fellowship. You will be required to settle the correct membership subscription fee in full based on your country of residence.

A pro-rata subscription fee is charged for the remainder of the year for those admitted during the November admission ceremony.

Get social with us!

Share your special moments with us throughout your day on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the official graduation hashtag #RCRFellows. We want to see your excitement and celebrations.

If you have any questions about the ceremony, please do not hesitate to contact