October 22, 2020
For Immediate Release
UB Holds a Historic Virtual GRADUATION Ceremony
“THE YEAR OF OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY”
The University of Belize, Belize’s national and premier degree-granting University, will be hosting its Twenty-Seventh Commencement Ceremony on October 24th, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The University of Belize will honor 1,192 Graduands at the Associate, Bachelor and Master levels as follows:
The University celebrates a major milestone where the majority of the graduates are receiving Bachelor’s Degrees – a first. 178 students will receive degrees with Honors. This will be UB’s first Virtual graduation ceremony, its largest graduating class ever and also some of its first group of students to have emerged out of an online educational experience after the pandemic lockdown in March 2020.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mr. G.A. Harrison Pilgrim and the Board of Trustees, University of Belize invite the Public to join the University as it celebrates these historic milestones on the year of its 20th anniversary. The ceremony will be broadcasted on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. on Channel 5, News 5 Live, Open Your Eyes and Love TV. The featured Speaker will be Ambassador Nestor Mendez, OAS Assistant Secretary General. The Hon. Minister of Education, Mr. Patrick Faber, will bring a congratulatory message and the President, Prof. Emeritus Clement Sankat will give the welcome graduation address. All are invited to view the University’s Ceremony on Saturday at 6:00 pm on your TV.