Fall Convocation 2017

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Hundreds of UVic students and their families will gather on campus this month to celebrate reaching an academic milestone. A total of 1,396 degrees, certificates and diplomas will be conferred.

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Honorary degrees

An honorary degree—the university’s highest academic honour—will be presented to four exceptional individuals at Fall 2017 Convocation: Nuu-chah-nulth Elder, clinical counsellor and residential school survivor Barney Williams; Gitxsan leader Neil Sterritt; legal scholar and patron of the arts David Flaherty; and Sheridan Scott, a major influence in Canadian broadcasting, telecommunications and competition law. Speeches will be webcast live.

Read more about our honorary degree recipients.

Follow your mouse to Fall Convocation

Can’t make it to the Farquhar Auditorium for Fall Convocation ceremonies Nov. 14–15? The ceremonies will be webcast live. The video of each webcast will be available for six weeks following Convocation.

For event times and more information, visit uvic.ca/ceremonies. View the schedule.


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