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Convocation News Archive

Graduating students move their tassels to the left at a convocation ceremony.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Class of 2024 celebrated for resilience, perseverance at Spring Convocation

May 17, 2024 — 
The newest doctors, dentists, dental hygienists and pharmacists to graduate from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences received their degrees on May 16 at morning and afternoon Spring Convocation ceremonies on the Bannatyne campus.

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A UM graduate dressed in a cap and gown walks away from the stage at Convocation. They are holding their open parchment in their hands and smiling down at it, celebrating their achievement.


Fort Garry Convocation: Have a day you will always remember!

May 17, 2024 — 
10 tips for a memorable and easy convocation experience.

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Four people to be given highest honour at Spring Convocation 2024

May 15, 2024 — 
This Spring Convocation the University of Manitoba celebrates the achievements of over 4300 graduands and recognizes the distinguished achievements of four honorary degree recipients who have made our province and country better.

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Grads share their excitement for Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

May 2, 2024 — 
VIDEO: Grads share their excitement for Annual Traditional Pow Wow

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Medicine Convocation on May 12, 2016.


Bannatyne Convocation – get the details on your big day!

April 29, 2024 — 
Spring convocation ceremonies for the Bannatyne campus will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024, starting at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm.

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A group of UM grads sit in a row at Convocation. They wear black caps and gowns with golden hood linings. The graduate in the middle smiles at the camera as all hold up their degree parchments.


Celebrate the class of 2024 at Spring Convocation

April 22, 2024 — 
Convocation ceremonies for Spring 2024 graduates will be held on May 16, 2024 (Bannatyne campus), from June 4 - 7, 2024 (Fort Garry campus ) and on June 10, 2024 (Université de Saint-Boniface).

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A group of pow wow dancers in colourful regalia.


Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow to celebrate 35th year

April 3, 2024 — 
Every year, the University of Manitoba and broader communities gather at the Fort Garry campus to celebrate Indigenous graduates at the Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow. While the faces may change from year to year, one thing remains the same: the sense of excitement in the air.

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Job Search Tips for New Grads

April 2, 2024 — 
If you're a graduating this spring, you may be looking for help with your job search. The good news is that we currently have a job seeker's market.

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A screen shot of the Hugo virtual platform for Convocation.


Virtual event platform brings Convocation live to your living room

April 1, 2024 — 
Spring Convocation 2024 is fast approaching, taking place on May 16, 2024 for the Bannatyne campus and from June 4-7, 2024 on the Fort Garry.

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St. John's College

College recognizes four inspiring honorary degree members at Annual Convocation

November 16, 2023 — 
On November 5, 2023, St John’s college celebrated four new Honorary Degree Recipients at our Convocation in the Chapel, recognizing these inspiring individuals for their contributions to both the College and the University, as well as the broader community. The 2022/23 Honorary Degree Recipients that we recognized included The Honourable Patricia Bovey, who received the Doctor of Canon Law (honoris causa), Brian Bowman, who also received the Doctor of Canon Law (honoris causa), Vincent Solomon, who received an Honorary Fellowship, and Brenda Cantelo, who received the Fellow’s Recognition Award.

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