Spring 2019 Convocation

Royal Roads installs President Philip Steenkamp and celebrates new graduates at Spring 2019 Convocation.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Royal Roads University celebrates the achievements of 648 graduates and the installation of President Philip Steenkamp at Spring 2019 Convocation June 18.

The university’s 45th convocation will confer degrees, certificates or diplomas on graduates of the Faculty of Management, the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences and the College of Interdisciplinary Studies. The graduates join a community of more than 27,800 Royal Roads University alumni worldwide.

The afternoon ceremony includes the installation of President Steenkamp, who joined Royal Roads in January.

The 9:30 a.m. ceremony honours students graduating from programs in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. During this ceremony, Royal Roads will confer an honorary degree on Scia'new Hereditary Chief Burt XEMXIMELEK Charles and present the Chancellor’s Community Achievement Award to the Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN).

The 2 p.m. ceremony honours students graduating from programs in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Faculty of Management, and celebrates the installation of President Steenkamp.

Both morning and afternoon ceremonies will be held at the Royal Theatre, and will also be available to view live on Livestream.


Award Recipients

Honorary Degree Recipient
Scia'new Hereditary Chief Burt XEMXIMELEḴ Charles exemplifies the values of leadership and reconciliation.
Chancellor's Community Recognition Award Recipient
WIN envisions a community where people can freely pursue a passionate and fulfilled life.