Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
Class of 2019, this is your moment.
You've each faced different moments on your way here, but today you share an incredible accomplishment as our newest Western Alumni. #purpleandproud
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1. Plan Ahead
Graduates must be at their designated line up location with their regalia already picked up, no later than 1 hour and 15 minutes prior to their ceremony start time.
Morning graduates: By 8:45 a.m.
Afternoon graduates: By 1:45 p.m.
2. Leave Behind
Ask a guest to hold your belongings (phone, purse, children, backpack, snacks) or leave these items in your line up location - as you will not be return to the same seat once you cross the stage.
3. Line Up
When you get to your location, look for the sign that has your Faculty, degree group, and the initials of your last name.
During the week of your convocation, your designated line up location and row information will be available here.
Alumni Hall front doors open for guests 1 hour and 15 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Guests should have their tickets with them (printed or available on a mobile device). For more information visit the Convocation website.
Graduates, your official class pins will be waiting for you in the Mustang Lounge after your convocation ceremony (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.). Welcome to the Western Alumni family 🎓💜
Congratulations graduates! As you walk across the stage, be #purpleandproud to join your new family of 300,000 #WesternU alumni. Here are some early diplomas we have in the archives. @westernuAlumni, show us your diplomas and tell us what year you graduated 😊 pic.twitter.com/PhOFEWdxgq— Western Archives (@westernulibsARC) June 12, 2019
🥳Congratulations to all the students graduating this month! Don't forget to request your Alumni card so you can continue to borrow items from our collection. Now go have fun and soak it in 🙌! #purpleandproud #westernu @westernu @westernuAlumni pic.twitter.com/vITODEGaHH— Western Libraries (@westernulibs) June 10, 2019
Congratulate the new graduate in your life with one of our Convocation gifts! They'll be proud to show off their @WesternU pride 💜 Check out our handy curated list of Convocation gift ideas and shop online: https://t.co/SbIPtbatwd #purpleandproud #westernu pic.twitter.com/1qvSFiVgkV— The Book Store at Western (@booksatwesternu) June 5, 2019
It's Spring Convocation season! Free class pins for the #Classof2019 will be available in the Mustang Lounge following each ceremony (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.). Welcome to the #WesternU alumni family 🎓💜 https://t.co/lPTuyvQInh pic.twitter.com/ZmTTCdoyRi— Western Alumni (@westernuAlumni) June 6, 2019
I’ve crossed the finish line! Officially a graduate and admitted into @WesternU @westernuEdu with my bachelors of Ed 🍎 thanks to everyone that has supported me, taught me, and pushed me to reach this dream ✨ #education #TEACHers pic.twitter.com/TCUwKzwOv4— Ania Katerina Clasen (@missclasen) June 11, 2019
Throwing it back 35 years to Convocation 1984. We can't wait for tomorrow's Graduate Programs Convocation Ceremony! To watch the live stream, visit this link: https://t.co/jNNayiwWmk #iveyalumni #iveygrad #iveymsc #iveyemba #iveymba #iveyphd pic.twitter.com/wgBnQcw3QY— Ivey Business School (@iveybusiness) June 6, 2019
Our Convocation Stories
Anita Rooke’s journey to her degree was an interesting path that opened her eyes to new experiences and new perspectives. Rooke is graduating with an Honors Specialization in First Nations Studies, having completed her degree after more than a decade as a part-time student.
Glioblastoma multiforme. The aggressive brain cancer that ended Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie’s life, and a cancer that has significantly influenced Megan DeWeerd’s academic journey.
Reflecting on the past four years, Barakat has a hard time believing it will soon be over. On May 17, Barakat will cross the stage for her graduation and become a member of yet another family – the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University alumni family.
How many KFC chicken pieces should go in a lunchbox? What are the optimal routes for a commercial airline? How can a pet supply company boost dog food sales? Safee Mian, PhD Candidate, says you don’t need an MBA to tackle these questions; basic science has the answers too.
Megan MacKay had no desire to wait until after graduation to make her mark.