Congrats to our Fall 2016 graduates

Congratulations to all our Fall 2016 Convocation grads! Photo: UVic Photo Services.

Thousands of UVic students and their families and friends will gather on campus this month to celebrate the achievement of an academic milestone. During Fall Convocation on Nov. 9 and 10, ceremonies will be held to confer 1,379 degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Fall Convocation webcast

All Fall Convocation ceremonies will be webcast live. If you're not able to attend in person, you can watch the ceremonies at The video of each webcast will be available on this website for six weeks following Convocation.

All ceremonies take place in the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. For event times and more information, please visit

Featured graduating students

Congratulations and best wishes to all convocating students. On the following pages, we present profiles of a few of the many outstanding members of this year's graduating class:

Honorary degree recipients

Four leaders from the fields of computing, telecommunications, public service, and athletics will accept honorary degrees—the university's highest academic honour—during Fall Convocation ceremonies:

  • Lynn Conway
  • Darren Entwistle
  • Mike Harcourt
  • Simon Whitfield

Read about our Fall Convocation honorary degree recipients.

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