Convocation at a glance


Length of the ceremonial stage–19.5 metres

Number of medallists–154

Gowns rented–approximately 2,500

Flowers and plants–more than 12,000 in over 20 different types and colours

Faculty members present at each ceremony
typically 30 faculty members including one associate marshall and at least three beadles

Red carpet–more than 476 metres rolled out for the walk down the aisle

Celebratory cupcakes baked–more than 10,000

Litres of water consumed during each ceremony–a minimum of 7,780

Parking lots–four lots reserved for Convocation (parking is free of charge for the eight ceremonies)

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