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Attending Convocation

Fall Convocation Ceremonies - Thursday, November 9, 2017

Convocation ceremonies will be held at the Royal Theatre at 805 Broughton St. in Victoria's downtown core Nov. 9.

Save the date to kick off your convocation celebrations Nov. 8 at the Connect Café event in Hatley Castle hosted by Alumni Relations. We look forward to celebrating your achievements with you! 

Please see detailed information below or contact us for more information.

How do I apply to attend fall 2017 convocation?

All graduates wishing to attend convocation must complete the Application to Attend Convocation (ATAC).  Please click here to complete.

The deadline to complete the ATAC for Fall Convocation is Friday October 6, 2017.      

 

What to expect on convocation day

 

  • Please arrive one hour prior to your convocation ceremony start time to the Royal Theatre where you will pick up your grad gown, hood and cap.  You will also be given a name card containing your credentials, any awards you have or will be receiving, and your seat assignment.  You are seated by program and in alphabetical order. 
  • Your gown and hood can be returned at the Royal Theatre following your ceremony or at Royal Roads University inside Hatley Castle until 6:00 pm on convocation day. 

 

Is my program participating in the 2:00 pm ceremony?

Please find below a detailed list of programs included in the 2:00 pm ceremony.

Master of Arts in Tourism Management

Master of Business Administration - Digital Technologies Management

Master of Business Administration - Executive Management

Master of Business Administration - Executive Management (Leadership)

Master of Business Administration - Executive Management (Management Consulting)

Master of Business Administration - Human Resources Management

Master of Business Administration - International Business - Asia Pacific Trade & Investment Specialization

Master of Business Administration - Public Relations and Communications Management

Master of Global Management

Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management

Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management

Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management

Graduate Certificate in Change Management

Graduate Certificate in Destination Development

Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching

Graduate Certificate in Organization Design and Development

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management

Graduate Certificate in Workplace Innovation

Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication

Master of Arts in Professional Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication

Graduate Certificate in Intercultural Communication and Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Professional Communication and Management

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Global Communication

 

Is my program participating in the 9:30 am ceremony?

Please find below a detailed list of programs for the 9:30 am ceremony:

Doctor of Social Sciences

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Diploma in Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Management

Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management

Master of Arts Educational Leadership and Management

Master of Arts in Environment and Management

Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication

Master of Arts in Environmental Practice

Master of Arts in Global Leadership

Master of Arts in Higher Education in Administration and Leadership

Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding

Master of Arts in Leadership

Master of Arts in Leadership - Health

Master of Arts in Learning and Technology

Master of Science in Environment and Management

Master of Science in Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

Graduate Diploma in Conflict Analysis and Management

Graduate Diploma in Disaster and Emergency Management

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Education and Communication

Graduate Diploma in Human Security and Peacebuilding

Graduate Diploma in Learning and Technology

Graduate Certificate in Business Development in International Education

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Education and Communication

Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management

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Where is the ceremony?

Convocation ceremonies will be held at the Royal Theatre in downtown Victoria. The theatre is located at 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC

Street parking as well as a number of downtown parkades are available within walking distance to the Royal Theatre. 

The Royal Theatre is a wheelchair accessible facility and for those requiring this accomdoation there will be a drop-off location in front of the theatre.  Upon arrival please make a theatre usher aware of your requirements and they will assist you.   

 

How do I order guest tickets?

The Application to Attend Graduation (ATAC) form will allow each graduate attending convocation to request up to three (3) guest tickets. Due to fire regulations of building capacity all guests, including infants and small children, require a ticket to attend. Graduate seating is not included with guest tickets.

Guest tickets will be mailed by the Royal Theatre Box Office.  If you have not received your tickets by end of October, please contact the Royal Theatre Box Office directly at (250) 386-6121.  Lost or misplaced tickets can be reprinted at the box office upon arrival to the Royal Theatre.

Additional Guest Tickets

Should there be an opportunity to request additional guest tickets, this will be managed by the Royal Theatre Box Office directly at 250-386-6121 or via their website starting on October 23, 2017.  Guest tickets are complimentary.      

Have extra guest tickets?
If you find that you are unable to use your guest tickets, please hand them in to the Royal Theatre Box Office on ceremony day so others have the opportunity to attend.

Will there be a live broadcast?

For those unable to attend the convocation ceremonies, a live webcast will be made available by clicking here on November 9, 2017.  

Looking for guest accommodation?

There are a number of downtown hotels offering special rates, based on hotel availability, to graduates of Royal Roads University.

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria

Located in an ideal downtown location steps away from the Inner Harbour, Victoria Conference Centre, shopping and attractions, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria is extending a special 20% discount on their best available rates for grads and family members attending Spring Convocation.  

  • To take advantage of this offer, please call 250-940-3100 and ask for the Royal Roads University rate.      

Marriott Inner Harbour

The Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour is an award winning Victoria hotel within walking distance from all city sights, attractions, shopping and a five minute walk to the Royal Theatre where convocation is taking place. Guest rooms feature the kind of luxury you would expect from a Four Diamond Marriott Hotel including free wireless high-speed Internet and individual climate control.  Food and beverage excellence is defined in the signature restaurant of this multi-award winning Victoria hotel; the Fire & Water Fish and Chop House.

  • Standard Room rate at $149 per night plus applicable taxes
  • To book individually by calling reservations toll-free at 1.866.306.5451 and asking for the "RRU CONVOCATION" group rate.

 Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

 The Chateau Victoria provides spacious and affordable accommodation in the heart of downtown Victoria and is in close walking proximity to the Royal Theatre.  The 'Traditional Room's offer two queen beds or one king bed, with down duvets and high...

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