Record number of graduates at ceremonies Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10
Among the historic events at this week's Convocation ceremonies at UBC's Okanagan campus are the conferral of Bachelor of Human Kinetics degrees for the first time, and the conferral of a PhD upon microbiologist Max Jones, whose doctoral degree is the first to be started and completed entirely at UBC's Okanagan campus.
During a record five Convocation ceremonies Thursday and Friday, degrees are being conferred upon 1,174 students. At Thursday's ceremonies an honorary UBC degree is being given to Kelowna businessman and community volunteer Brad Bennett.
This is the first time Convocation ceremonies are taking place over two days at UBC’s Okanagan campus, testament to the record number of graduates and growing enrolment.
Graduate numbers, by faculty
A total of 1,174 students received UBC degrees during Convocation ceremonies at UBC's Okanagan campus on June 9 and 10.
College of Graduate Studies
Doctor of Philosophy (1)
Master of Arts (16)
Master of Applied Science (15)
Master of Education (31)
Master of Fine Arts (3)
Master of Science (10)
Master of Science in Nursing (2)
Master of Social Work (14)
Faculty of Applied Science
Bachelor of Applied Science (101)
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (235)
Bachelor of Science (186)
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Bachelor of Arts (64)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (19)
Faculty of Education
Bachelor of Education – Elementary (57)
Bachelor of Education – Secondary (67)
Faculty of Health and Social Development
Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies (7)
Bachelor of Human Kinetics (49)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (97)
Bachelor of Social Work (45)
Faculty of Management
Bachelor of Management (155)
Thursday, June 9, 2011
School of Engineering – M.A.Sc., B.A.Sc.
Faculty of Management – B.Mgt.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Brad Bennett, OBC
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies – M.A., M.F.A., B.A., B.F.A.
Faculty of Education – M.A., M.Ed, B.Ed. (Elementary Program), B.Ed. (Secondary Program)
Friday, June 10, 2011
Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences – (ARTS) M.A., B.A.
Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences – (SCIENCES) Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc.
Faculty of Health and Social Development – M.S.N., M.S.W., B.A.H.S., B.H.K., B.S.N., B.S.W.