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University of Belize Holds Historic Virtual Graduation Ceremony

The University of Belize, Belize’s national and premier degree-granting University, hosted its Twenty- Seventh Commencement Ceremony on October 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The University of Belize honored 1,192 Graduands at the Associate, Bachelor and Master levels as follows:

Bachelor’s 543
Associate’s 536
Certificate 83
Diploma 27
Master’s 3

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 ceremony was broadcasted on 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, delivered a congratulatory message and the President, Prof. Emeritus Clement Sankat gave the welcome graduation address. (Click Here to View Vitrual Ceremony)

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