Congratulations UBC graduates!

The June 2, 2021, virtual graduation ceremony has concluded.

Watch the video and share it with family and friends. Find the pre-recorded ceremony on YouTube, Facebook or Panopto, a platform that is accessible from many countries.

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!

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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.

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Get the convocation program

Find the names of all 2021 UBC Okanagan graduates and read about UBC’s history and graduation traditions.

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Spotlight on doctoral research

The research produced by UBC’s Class of 2021 doctoral graduates is changing the world.

Browse their doctoral citations

Meet UBC’s 2021 honorary degree recipients

Learn about these extraordinary individuals and watch their video messages.

Learn about this year’s honorary degree recipients

Share the excitement

Let us know how you’re celebrating and what makes you proud. Share your experience on social media with #UBCOgrad.

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Sign the Guestbook

Congratulate your favourite UBC grad (or all UBC grads!). Here’s your chance to recognize their accomplishments.

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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.

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