The 100th Annual Convocation of St. Stephen's College

The 100th Annual Convocation of St. Stephen’s College will be held on October 28, 2024.  

Details of the 100th Annual Convocation


Light the Bridge for the 2024 St. Stephen’s Graduates

St. Stephen’s has arranged with the City of Edmonton to have the High Level Bridge (located just a few blocks from the College) illuminated in the College’s colours on Monday, October 28. For those who are in Edmonton that night, please take a drive after sunset to enjoy the purple, green, and gold lights, and to bask in the glow of our graduating students’ successes.

Date and Time:  October 28, 2024, sunset to midnight

Location: High Level Bridge, Edmonton

Student Presentations

All graduating students, their families, and the broader St. Stephen’s community are invited to an afternoon of public research presentations delivered by the graduating students.

The presentations will be held at Lister Centre, University of Alberta (times to be confirmed).


Convocation Ceremony

Please join the Chancellor, Principal, Faculty, Board, and Senate of St. Stephen’s College, together with the graduands’ family and friends, as we confer degrees and celebrate each student’s accomplishments. The ceremony will be held on October 28, 2024 at 7:30 pm at Convocation Hall at the University of Alberta. Reception to follow. 


If you have any questions or require assistance, please email Lauren Calleja, Development Officer at


The annual Convocation at St. Stephen's College is held in late October or early November, normally at Convocation Hall on the University of Alberta campus. Convocation is a public celebration of the life and work of the College. It is an opportunity to gather students and their loved ones together with the broader community of St. Stephen's and the general public to celebrate each student's academic accomplishments. Convocation is also an opportunity to confer honorary degrees and awards upon persons who have made exceptional contributions of leadership or ministry in their faith community or to the broader public.

Convocation at St. Stephen's College is a full day event. In the afternoon, students deliver a public research presentation detailing their graduate work and their journey at the College. The Convocation ceremony happens in the evening at Convocation Hall. Donned in full academic regalia, each graduating student and honorary degree recipient has their degree or certificate conferred upon them.