Fall 2020 Convocation

2:00PM to 4:00PM November 6, 2020
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Royal Roads University is ready to cheer the dedication and achievements of its latest graduates during a first-of-its-kind convocation ceremony.

The university’s 47th convocation will confer degrees, certificates or diplomas to nearly 1,500 graduates in the Faculty of Management, the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences and the College of Interdisciplinary Studies during virtual Convocation Friday, Nov. 6

Graduates and their supporters can watch the ceremony online from around the world. Grads have received emails with details on how to participate in the ceremony by sending video clips, photos and messages for their virtual “stage walk”.

This year’s convocation address will be delivered by Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s calm and knowledgeable guide through the COVID-19 crisis, who will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during the ceremony.

During the ceremony, Royal Roads will also formally install Nelson Chan into the office of Chancellor and Chair of the Royal Roads University Board of Governors.

Join the excitement Friday, Nov. 6

You can watch the ceremony on the Royal Roads website and on Facebook, Twitter, IGTV on Instagram and LinkedIn Friday, Nov. 6 starting at 2 p.m. PST.

The ceremony will be presented in three parts:

  • 2 p.m. Main ceremony premiere: Join the main celebration! Well wishes and wise words for our graduates from Dr. Bonnie Henry, President Philip Steenkamp, Chancellor Nelson Chan, and other special guests. Chancellor Chan will also be formally installed in his office.
  • 3 p.m. Virtual “stage walk” video premiere, Faculty of Management: Grads from the School of Business and the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management take the spotlight. Watch as each graduate is individually recognized for their achievements.
  • 3 p.m. Virtual “stage walk” video premiere, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences and College of Interdisciplinary Studies. Grads from the College of Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Communication and Culture, School of Humanitarian Studies, School of Leadership Studies, School of Education and Technology and School of Environmental Studies take the spotlight. Watch as each graduate is individually recognized for their achievements.