SFU Convocation June 2018

June 11, 2018

Rising to the challenge

Reaping great jobs

Driving entrepreneurial success

Honorary degree recipients

During the spring convocation ceremonies June 12-15, SFU will grant degrees to almost 4,700 students and to six distinguished individuals whose inspiring accomplishments are making a difference at home and around the world. 

Michael Francis, honoris causa

Wednesday, June 13, 9:45 a.m.

Dorothy Grant, honoris causa

Wednesday, June 13, 2:30 p.m.

Madeleine Thien, honoris causa

Thursday, June 14, 9:45 a.m.

Ashok Khosla, honoris causa

Thursday, June 14, 2:30 p.m.

Crystal Pite, honoris causa

Friday, June 15, 9:45 a.m.

Stanley Zlotkin, honoris causa

Friday, June 15, 2:30 p.m.

Student convocation speakers 

Each of the eight convocation ceremonies, June 12-15, will feature a student speaker who will represent their peers and reflect on their SFU education.

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  • Second PhD enhances job success

    Boskovic completed her PhD while working full-time at BCIT, where she oversees the development of online programs that train professionals to perform at the highest levels in their industry.

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  • Alumni making a difference in our community

    More than 5,050 students are eligible to graduate during SFU’s convocation ceremonies June 12-15. Over the past 52 years SFU has graduated more than 150,000 alumni who are currently living in more than 135 countries.

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