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Jumping for joy: 12 of our favourite photos from this year's fall convocation

U of T graduates perform for the cameras following convocation ceremonies on the St. George campus (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

The changing leaves served as a appropriate backdrop for fall convocation as graduates from the University of Toronto embark on the next chapter of their lives after accepting their degrees at Convocation Hall. 

About 3,500 students attended the ceremonies this fall, along with friends and family. 

Check out some of the highlights as captured through the lenses of U of T News photographers.


 

(photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

Convocation marks the end of an era in one’s studies, but the friendships made in university can last a lifetime. Here, a group of very recent graduates pose for a picture outside Convocation Hall. 

 

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

Wearing his blue and white robe, U of T President Meric Gertler makes his way to Convocation Hall.

 

(photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

Many graduating students posed for a memorable photo inside a giant frame set up on Front Campus, with a picturesque view of University College as a backdrop.

 

Lee Maracle speaking at at the Arts and Science convocation

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

Lee Maracle, a critically acclaimed Sto:lo author and instructor in Indigenous Studies and at U of T’s First Nations House, addresses graduating students in Convocation Hall. Maracle was part of an all-female lineup of convocation speakers.


 (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

Un-bear-ably cute. A graduate poses for a photo on Front Campus.

 

(photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

No filter needed: A graduating student takes a quick selfie before entering Convocation Hall. 

 

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

U of T Chancellor Rose Patten shakes the hand of a graduating student during a ceremony in Convocation Hall. 

 

(photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)

There's always time for hugs at convocation. 

 

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

A graduating student waves to her fans during a ceremony inside Convocation Hall. 

 

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

After years of studying, it's finally here! A graduate walks in front of Convocation Hall with flowers in hand. 

 

(photo by Lisa Sakulensky)

A round of applause for all graduating students! 

 

 

 

 

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