Fall Convocation: a time for celebration!

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2015

Receiving a university degree is a significant moment for students, the culmination of years of effort. This fall, the University of Ottawa will proudly confer degrees on more than 1,800 students. Convocation is a time for graduates and their families to truly celebrate this important milestone.

The ceremonies will be held on October 25, in Southam Hall of the National Arts Centre, with Allan Rock, president and vice-chancellor, in attendance. The event will also be broadcast live. Visit the uOttawa YouTube channel  on October 25 to see the ceremonies and participate in the celebrations.
The University will also confer honorary doctorates on two outstanding figures: Alain Mérieux, chair of the Institut Mérieux, and Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian politician, former senator and anti-corruption activist

WHAT: Fall Convocation 2015
WHEN: Sunday, October 25, at 9:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: National Arts Centre, Southam Hall, 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa

View the full schedule of ceremonies for details.

At each ceremony, a class president will have the honour of delivering a valedictory to fellow graduates. The title of class president is given to students who are committed to the community and have exemplary academic records

Ceremonies and honorary doctorate recipients
Honorary doctorate recipients will speak approximately 30 minutes after the start of the ceremony.

Social media
Twitter: @uOttawaAlumni  #uOGrad
Facebook: www.facebook.com/uOttawaAlumni #uOGrad
Instagram: @uOttawa #uOGrad

Learn more about Convocation.

Media inquiries

Mila Roy
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2529
Cell: 613-762-2908


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