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Join us for Spring 2018 Convocation Tuesday, June 12

Spring 2018 Convocation ceremonies will be held downtown at the Royal Theatre Tuesday, June 12.

The ceremony for the Faculty of Management will be held at 9:30 a.m., and the ceremony for the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences and the College of Interdisciplinary Studies will be held at 2:00 p.m. Can’t make it in person? Connect via Livestream for both morning and afternoon ceremonies.

Plan to kick off your convocation celebrations by reconnecting with your cohort and the campus at Connect Café hosted by Royal Roads Alumni Relations Wednesday, June 11.

Need help? Contact us for more information. We look forward to celebrating your achievements with you! 

How do I apply to attend spring 2018 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 Spring Convocation is Friday May 4, 2018.       

 

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 9:30 am ceremony?

Please find below a detailed list of programs included in the 9:30 am 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 - International Business & Innovation - Europe

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

 

 

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

Please find below a detailed list of programs for the 2:00 pm 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 Intercultural and International Communication

Master of Arts in Leadership

Master of Arts in Leadership - Health

Master of Arts in Learning and Technology

Master of Arts in Professional Communication

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 Arts in Professional Communication

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...

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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 accomodation 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 Convocation (ATAC) form will allow each graduate attending 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 May, 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 May 18, 2018.  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 June 12, 2018.   

Looking for photography, frames, or rings?

Photography

Lifetouch Canada will have a photography studio for graduation portraits on June 11 as part of Connect Cafe and on June 12 during Convocation Day inside Hatley Castle.  Reservations are recommended and can be found on their website

Framing

Leaderframes supply Royal Roads alumni with premium custom frames to showcase their diplomas. Leaderframes is dedicated to ensuring that all of their products are ethically produced and environmentally friendly. Alumni and friends may purchase frames online through their website.   Please visit their display where you can purchase a frame inside Hatley Castle during Connect Cafe on June 11.  

Class Rings

Jostens offers Royal Roads alumni class rings. Each unique class ring includes a free lifetime warranty, full name engraving, re-sizing/sizing and insurance against loss or theft. Alumni and friends may purchase class rings by contacting our local sales representative.  A representative will be available during the Connect Cafe on June 11 to showcase their product line.