McGill convocation through the years

The tent is up on McGill’s downtown campus and the 2018 convocation ceremonies are right around the corner.

We’re taking a look back at the university’s convocations through the years with photos from our digitized collection of yearbooks, the McGill University Archives and most recently, our own camera lens.

Seeing students beaming with pride in the presence of their friends, family, fellow classmates and professors never gets old. Congrats, graduates!

Convocation ceremony, circa 1943. McGill University Archives, PR001290. Photographer unknown. 

Convocation ceremony, circa 1943. McGill University Archives, PR001290. Photographer unknown.

Convocation procession from Roddick Gates, circa 1945. McGill University Archives, PR017256. Photographer unknown.

Convocation procession from Roddick Gates, circa 1945. McGill University Archives, PR017256. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, circa 1951. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, circa 1951. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, Molson Stadium, circa 1965. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, Molson Stadium, circa 1965. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, Molson Stadium, circa 1966. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, Molson Stadium, circa 1966. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, circa 1979. Photographer unknown.

Convocation ceremony, circa 1979. Old McGill Yearbook. Photographer unknown.

Convocation, 2016. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

Convocation, 2016. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

Convocation, 2017. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

Convocation, 2017. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

Convocation ceremony, 2017. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

Convocation ceremony, 2017. Photography: Lauren Goldman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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