Royal Roads installs President Philip Steenkamp and celebrates new graduates at Spring 2019 Convocation.
Royal Roads University celebrated the achievements of 648 graduates and the installation of President Philip Steenkamp at Spring 2019 Convocation June 18.
The university’s 45th convocation conferred 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 included the installation of President Steenkamp, who joined Royal Roads in January.
The 9:30 a.m. ceremony honoured students graduating from programs in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. During this ceremony, Royal Roads conferred an honorary degree on Scia'new Hereditary Chief Burt XEMXIMELEK Charles and presented the Chancellor’s Community Achievement Award to the Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN).
The 2 p.m. ceremony honoured students graduating from programs in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Faculty of Management, and celebrated the installation of President Steenkamp.