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  • A doctoral graduate takes some time with his family after receiving his PhD from Queen's during Spring Convocation. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    A doctoral graduate takes some time with his family after receiving his PhD from Queen's during Spring Convocation. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
  • Prolific Twitter users, Chancellor Jim Leech and Principal Daniel Woolf, get in a last tweet before one of the 21 ceremonies of Spring Convocation. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    Prolific Twitter users, Chancellor Jim Leech and Principal Daniel Woolf, get in a last tweet before one of the 21 ceremonies of Spring Convocation. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
  • A pair of graduates have a laugh following their Spring Convocation ceremony at Grant Hall. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    A pair of graduates have a laugh following their Spring Convocation ceremony at Grant Hall. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
  • Lauren Winkler, President of the Queen's Native Student Association, receives a gift of a blanket from Laura Maracle, Aboriginal Cultural Safety Coordinator. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    Lauren Winkler, President of the Queen's Native Student Association, receives a gift of a blanket from Laura Maracle, Aboriginal Cultural Safety Coordinator. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
  • A group of graduates take a photo with philanthropist and entrepreneur Stephen J. R. Smith, who received an honorary degree from Queen's. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    A group of graduates take a photo with philanthropist and entrepreneur Stephen J. R. Smith, who received an honorary degree from Queen's. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
  • A newly-hooded Queen's graduate gets a hug and flowers outside of Grant Hall following one of the 21 Spring Convocation ceremonies. (Photo by Bernard Clark)
    A newly-hooded Queen's graduate gets a hug and flowers outside of Grant Hall following one of the 21 Spring Convocation ceremonies. (Photo by Bernard Clark)

Convocation is an emotional time for Queen’s graduates as well as their families and friends. It marks the conclusion of years of study and the beginning of a new stage of life and new opportunities.

Convocation is a time of fulfillment with many celebrations taking place on Queen’s campus.

Here, the Gazette offers a few images of the excitement of convocation.

Many more photos can be viewed on Queen’s University page on Flickr.