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Convocation News Archive

Brayden McDonald presents at a legal conference in 2018.

Faculty of Law

What makes you stronger

October 15, 2021 — 
Master of Laws graduate overcame obstacles to find success


Chairs sit empty before Spring Convocation 2019 begins

Honorary degrees bestowed upon exceptional individuals at Fall Convocation 2021

October 13, 2021 — 
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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UM 54th Fall Convocation 2021 celebrated online

October 12, 2021 — 
At its 2021 Fall Convocation from October 18-21 and on November 10, 2021, the University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 1,415 graduates


A graduating student poses for a selfie with her UM Diploma. She stands in front of a brick building with ornate doors wearing a black cap and gown. She holds a phone in her left hand and smiles widely.


How to Use the Virtual Convocation Platform

October 5, 2021 — 
Fall Convocation 2021 is just around the corner, taking place from October 18-21 and on November 10. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you navigate the virtual convocation event platform and make this Convocation memorable for you and everyone you invite


Manzel Nassor added a UM certificate to her UM degree.

Extended Education

Extended Education celebrates Fall 2021 Virtual Convocation

September 29, 2021 — 
“After doing this program, I have more career options. I want to be a business analyst and a project manager. I am looking forward to what lies ahead.” - Manzel Nassor

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A screen shot of the Hugo virtual platform for Convocation.


Make the most of your Fall Convocation Experience

September 28, 2021 — 
Congratulations graduates! Convocation will be hosted on Hugo, an engaging digital platform that will create a safe and immersive celebration for you and your supporters.

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UM Admin building


Virtual Fall Convocation offers chance to celebrate from here and afar

September 21, 2021 — 
With our community’s health and safety in mind, the event will once again be virtual, using an innovative online platform that allows for an immersive and shared experience


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Spring convocation celebrates Agricultural and Food Sciences graduates

June 18, 2021 — 
Graduates of the diploma, degree and graduate degree programs were recognized in online ceremony on June 17.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Spring Convocation 2021

June 17, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management's class of 2021 graduates June 17 at UM's virtual Spring Convocation


Graduating student, Hannah


Message to graduating students from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students)

June 16, 2021 — 
'Our communities near and far will be the benefactors of your knowledge, skill, and abilities; your vision for a just future; your courage; and your tenacity'

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