Brandon University is graduating the largest class of students in six years on Friday.
BU says nearly 600 students will receive degrees as part of its Spring 2018 Convocation.
“To have such a large class this year amplifies the joy of the occasion and is a tremendous credit to the graduates for their hard work over the years and to our staff and faculty for the guidance and the support they’ve given our students,” said Dr. Steven Robinson, BU’s interim president and vice-chancellor.
Two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC) will confer degrees on 583 graduates. The morning ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., with students from the faculties of science and health studies receiving their degrees. During the afternoon ceremony, which begins at 2:30 p.m., students from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education and School of Music will take their turn.
Last year’s convocation saw 520 BU students receive their degrees.
Those unable to attend in-person can watch a livestream.