The West of Scotland Recovery College aims to help former drug addicts build skills that will help them support other recovering addicts in their communities.
All of the students, and 90% of the teachers, are in recovery.
Kuladharini, director of the Scottish Recovery Consortium, said: "We know that people in recovery from drug problems and addiction are keen to give something back and make a contribution to society.
"We wanted to help translate this desire into action and so the Recovery College was born.
"The college is the first of its kind in the UK. It's unique because all the students and the bulk of the teaching team are in recovery."
A total of 40 students took part in the course with 29 going on to graduate at a ceremony in the Adelphi Centre, in the Gorbals, and a further six picking up certificates.
The 10-week course gave students the chance to learn media campaigning, digital literacy and community development skills.
They were also given sessions that focused on their recovery and personal development.
After graduation students will be given opportunities to use their new skills to help others with drug problems and addiction in their communities.
Kuladharini added: "Over the past 10 weeks it has been our privilege to watch people from across the West of Scotland come together to learn and grow.
"Now we will work alongside our graduates who will use their new skills to help develop recovery in their area.
"The SRC is incredibly proud of every one of the graduates."
The college is a partnership between the SRC and Wired In to Recovery. The organisations now plan to expand the college in Scotland.
Graduate Marleyana said: "I'd been lost for so long. Then I attended the SRC Rally and put my name down for the college.
"I was one of those people that good things didn't happen to - or so I thought. But in six months I've gone from strength to strength.
"I have met lots of fantastic and inspiring people who have helped me in my recovery.
"I am no longer alone. It helps to know that."
Ross, another of the college's success stories, said: "Learning things is what life is all about and being able to do something with the learning is fantastic."
The SRC, launched in 2010, is funded by the Scottish Government to back its national drugs strategy The Road to Recovery.