GEORGIAN@ILAC
SPRING CONVOCATION

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GEORGIAN@ILAC
SPRING CONVOCATION

Thursday November 16th, 2023
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
John Basset Theatre
North Building
255 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Convocation Proceedings

9:00 AM

Graduate and guest arrival, registration and robing

10:30 AM

Convocation Processional

Opening of Convocation

National anthem 
The audience is invited to rise and join in the singing of the national anthem

Indigenous land acknowledgement

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

Indigenous welcome

Jake Charles

Introduction of Platform Party

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

Welcome remarks

Yagiz Demirel, Georgian at ILAC Alumni

Investiture

Kevin Weaver, President and CEO, Georgian College

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

Fay Lim-Lambie, – Senior Vice President, Academic, ILAC Higher Education

David Bell, – Associate Vice President, Alumni Relations, Georgian College

Presentation of credentials

Rafael Ortiz, Registrar, Georgian@ILAC

Program Directors will participate for their specific programs

Proclamation

Dr. Yael Katz, Vice President, Academic, Georgian College

Address to graduates

Kevin Weaver, President and CEO, Georgian College

Fay Lim-Lambie, – Senior Vice President, Academic, ILAC Higher Education

Closing Address to Graduates

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

1:00 PM

Convocation Recessional

Celebratory Reception

Chefs Hall (111 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2G4)

Graduates and guests are invited to join the Platform Party and administrative staff and faculty for a special reception.

 

3:00 PM

Graduate and guest arrival, registration and robing

4:30 PM

Convocation Processional

Opening of Convocation

National anthem 
The audience is invited to rise and join in the singing of the national anthem

Indigenous land acknowledgement

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

Indigenous welcome

Jake Charles

Introduction of Platform Party

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

Welcoming remarks

Fay Lim-Lambie, Senior Vice President, Academic, ILAC Higher Education

Investiture

Kevin Weaver, President and CEO, Georgian College

John DeFranco, CEO, ILAC Education Group

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

David Bell,  Associate Vice President, Alumni Relations, Georgian College

Presentation of credentials

Rafael Ortiz, Registrar, Georgian@ILAC

Program Directors will participate for their specific programs

Proclamation

Dr. Yael Katz, Vice President, Academic, Georgian College

Address to graduates

Kevin Weaver, President and CEO, Georgian College

John DeFranco, CEO, ILAC Education Group

Closing Address to Graduates

Dr. Chris Anstead, Dean, Business, Georgian@ILAC

7:00 PM 

Convocation Recessional

Celebratory Reception, Chefs Hall (111 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2G4)

Graduates and guests are invited to join the Platform Party and administrative staff and faculty for a special reception.

If you have any questions please refer to the frequently asked questions area below.

frequently asked questions

In order to graduate in the current convocation ceremonies, you must complete all your program requirements by the end of the Winter 2022 term and your records must be in good standing.

All students’ records must be in good standing by the deadline indicated on the Important Dates for Graduates timeline, (to be in good standing, you must not have any outstanding fees, fines or loans, including book and equipment loans on your account).

Ensure your account is cleared of any holds that may prevent your graduation.

If students finish their course in December they are not eligible to graduate in the November ceremony.

Full-time and Post graduates who completed their program in the Spring 2021 terms are eligible to attend the current convocation ceremonies.

If you are planning to attend your convocation ceremony, you must reserve your seats here

If you are not attending your convocation ceremony your credential can be picked up later at the Campus.
All graduates and guests must have a ticket to attend the ceremony. For example, if you request tickets for 2 guests, you will receive a total of 3 tickets. One of the tickets will be designated as a ticket for the graduate that you must bring to the venue on the day of your ceremony.

Follow these steps if you want to invite a family member from overseas to convocation:

  • Write a Letter of Invitation: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has a guide for you to follow. This is only a guide, you must write the invitation yourself and your letter must be written in English (In some cases, the letter may need to be notarized).
  • International Students – May request an optional Letter of Enrolment (if currently enrolled) OR Graduation letter (if program completed) from ADMISSION.

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