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Eyes on the sky as Spring Convocation resumes

  • Spring Convocation 2019 Terence Dickinson
    Terence Dickinson receives his honorary degree from Chancellor Jim Leech and Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf during the convocation ceremony Monday afternoon at Grant Hall. (Queen's University/Lars Hagberg)
  • Spring Convocation 2019 Ceremony 6
    A graduate looks for his family in the balcony of Grant Hall as he poses for a photo with Chancellor Jim Leech during the sixth ceremony of Spring Convocation. (Queen's University/Lars Hagberg)
  • Spring Convocation 2019 big 3
    Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf, Chancellor Jim Leech, and Rector Alex Da Silva welcome graduands to the fifth ceremony of Spring Convocation on Monday, June 3.
  • Spring Convocation 2019 Ceremony 6
    A group of graduands from the Bachelor of Computing program gather for a photo before they take to the stage at Grant Hall. (Queen's University/Lars Hagberg)
  • Spring Convocation 2019 Ceremony 5
    Graduands from the Faculty of Arts and Science listen to Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf during the morning convocation ceremony at Grant Hall.
  • Spring Convocation 2019 Ceremony 5
    A PhD recipient is hooded by Gordon Smith, Vice-Dean (Faculty Relations) for the Faculty of Arts and Science while Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf looks on.
  • Spring Convocation 2019 Ceremony 6
    Doctoral students exit Kingston Hall and make their way to Grant Hall where they will receive their PhDs. (Queen's University/Lars Hagberg)
  • Spring Convocation 2019
    Graduates from the Master of Public Health program celebrate after receiving their degrees on Monday, June 3. (Queen's University/Lars Hagberg)

Spring Convocation 2019 resumed on Monday, June 3, with two more ceremonies being held at Grant Hall.

In the day’s afternoon ceremony accomplished amateur astronomer and astrophotographer Terence Dickinson received an honorary degree. Having authored 15 books on astronomy, Dickinson has brought the night skies to Canadians through multiple platforms including radio, television, and SkyNews, Canada’s national astronomy magazine.

Queen’s is presenting a total of seven honorary degrees during convocation.

Three more ceremonies will be held Tuesday, June 4. Overall, a total of 18 ceremonies are being held for Spring Convocation, with the final one on Wednesday, June 12.

Live ceremony feeds will begin approximately 15 minutes before the scheduled start of each ceremony. The full schedule of the ceremonies is available online.

More information about Convocation at Queen's is available on the website of the Office of the University Registrar.

More photos can be viewed at the Queen’s University page on flickr.