Congratulations UBC graduates!
The June 2, 2021, virtual graduation ceremony has concluded.
This virtual ceremony celebrated the very real accomplishments of UBC graduates. Incorporating traditions from UBC’s in-person ceremony, Chancellor Steven Point (xwĕ lī qwĕl tĕl) presided over the ceremony and UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono addressed the Class of 2021. Shane Koyczan gave the keynote address.
Looking for the UBC Vancouver graduation ceremony? Watch it here.
Graduation in numbers
Year of UBC’s first graduation ceremony, which had 41 graduates
Number of Class of 2021 graduates from UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan
Number of UBC alumni, in over 150 countries
Congratulations Class of 2021!
Access your commemorative UBC video clip
All graduates may download a commemorative graduation video clip. Incorporating images of UBC life and the graduate’s name, this personalized clip is a free souvenir for you. If you submitted a multimedia message through StageClip before May 26, your personalized message is now part of this clip.
Share your video with friends and family on social media and show your UBC pride!
Find graduation memorabilia and gifts
Purchase a souvenir of graduation or celebrate your favourite graduate with these gifts. Options include diploma frames, faculty-branded apparel, official regalia, and cake delivery.
Get the convocation program
Find the names of all 2021 UBC Okanagan graduates and read about UBC’s history and graduation traditions.
Spotlight on doctoral research
The research produced by UBC’s Class of 2021 doctoral graduates is changing the world.
Meet UBC’s 2021 honorary degree recipients
Learn about these extraordinary individuals and watch their video messages.
Sign the Guestbook
We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.