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June 2018 Convocation Ceremonies

June 4, 2018, 2:30 pm

Faculty of Arts & Humanities (except BA), Faculty of Management (master's degrees and post-degree diplomas), Faculty of Social Sciences (except BA)

  • Macebearer: Patrick Carpenter
  • Valedictorian: Nneka Lilian Otogbolu, MBA/MScIM
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws: Chief Dr. Robert Joseph
    • Presented by: Omar Karim

June 5, 2018, 10:00 am

Faculty of Health and Human Services (all programs except Child & Youth Care, Early Childhood Education & Care, and BSW)

  • Macebearer: Andrea Smilski
  • Valedictorian: Autumn McIvor, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws: Gene Anne Joseph
    • Presented by: Patricia Geddes

June 5, 2018, 2:30 pm

Faculties of Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences (BA), Faculty of Health and Human Services (Child & Youth Care, Early Childhood Education & Care, and BSW)

  • Macebearer: Janina Hornosty
  • Valedictorian: Reef Hujaij, BA, Major in Digitial Studies

June 6, 2018, 10:00 am

Faculty of Management (certificates, diplomas, bachelor's degrees, and graduate diplomas), Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology (Information Technology & Applied Systems diploma)

  • Macebearer: Dave Twynam
  • Valedictorian: Edward Nathanson, Bachelor of Tourism Managment
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws: Wendy Lisogar-Cocchia and Sergio Cocchia
    • Presented by: Bryan Webber

June 6, 2018, 2:30 pm

Faculty of Education, Faculty of Science & Technology

  • Macebearer: Harry Janzen
  • Valedictorian: Samantha Stremecki, Bachelor of Education
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws: Dr. Michael K. Hawes
    • Presented by: Robin McLay

June 22, 2018, 2:30 pm

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology (except Information Technology & Applied Systems diploma)

  • Macebearer: Gord Buzzard

All ceremonies will be held at theĀ Port Theatre, 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

Each ceremony is broadcast live over the web at VIU Convocation Live.
Photos from the ceremonies are posted on VIU’s Facebook page.

See: Historical convocation information including videos of past ceremonies.