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Convocation News Archive

Christina Keeper, dressed in cap and gown, stands in a line with the University of anitoba

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Our professional responsibility’

October 31, 2022 — 
Dismantling racism and reflections on learning through the COVID pandemic were common themes at the first in-person convocation since 2019 for graduates of the College of Rehabilitation Sciences and Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program at the Max Rady College of Medicine.

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A female Indigenous student walks proudly after receiving her degree at convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing graduates honoured at pinning ceremony

October 21, 2022 — 
The College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences welcomed 116 new graduands into the nursing profession at a pinning ceremony on Oct. 19.

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A UM grad in cap and down looks off into the distance. Their tassle has 2022 on it and they stand in front of a limestone brick building with stained glass doors.


Persistence and dedication pay off for grads winning top awards

October 17, 2022 — 
Congratulations to the class of 2022! Meet two graduating students receiving medals for remarkable academic achievements. Fall Convocation will be held from October 19-20 (Fort Garry campus) and on October 27 (Bannatyne campus).

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A graduating student wearing a black gown holds a UM parchment folder in their hands. It is brown with gold accents


UM degree sets new grads up for success

October 17, 2022 — 
Meet some outstanding graduates of UM’s class of 2022. Fall Convocation will be held from October 19-20 (Fort Garry campus) and on October 27 (Bannatyne campus).

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Cultural changemakers to receive honorary degrees at UM 55th Fall Convocation

October 12, 2022 — 
Convocation ceremonies at the University of Manitoba celebrate new graduates as well as bestow honorary degrees upon exceptional individuals who have achieved pre-eminence in the advancement of science, culture, scholarship and leadership.

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A new grad in cap and gown waves as she takes a selfie


Make your Convocation a day to remember

October 11, 2022 — 
As we approach Fall Convocation ceremonies this year (October 19-20, 2022 for the Fort Garry campus; October 27, 2022 for the Bannatyne campus), here are the top 10 ways to have a great convocation experience

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A screen shot of the Hugo virtual platform for Convocation.


Not attending Convocation in person? Choose the virtual option!

October 11, 2022 — 
Find out how to use the interactive virtual event platform

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President announces in-person convocation for 2020 and 2021 graduates

October 6, 2022 — 
To the graduating classes of 2020 and 2021, The entire University of Manitoba community and I are delighted to be able to finally invite you to celebrate your UM graduation in person!

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UM staff and faculty: Join the celebration; assist with convocation

September 20, 2022 — 
Fall Convocation ceremonies are just around the corner, and it takes a large team to ensure a safe, successful, and celebratory ceremony for our graduates and their guests.

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Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program

Faculty of Law

Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

June 22, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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