Alumnae Welcome Reception

Congratulations Class of 2017!

 Take a look back on your 2017 Graduation!!

For more information about your Brescia graduation, please contact Alison Vilaca via email or 519-432-8353 x28446.


Graduation Checklist

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checkmarkRegistered for Alumnae Welcome Reception

checkmarkRegistered to attend Graduation Ceremony (Baccalaureate and/or Convocation)

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Need a place to stay in London for the weekend? – Reserve a room in Clare Hall


CaptureEach year the graduating class is invited to a fun reception hosted by the Alumnae Association celebrating your last days as a Brescia student! It is a time to get sized for your alumnae ring, vote for your Valedictorian, pick up your tickets to Baccalaureate and Convocation Lunch and of course eat lots of yummy food!!

2018 Event Details

Stay tuned for information in early 2018


Brescia Baccalaureate and Magisterial Ceremony

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This special celebration marks your formal graduation from Brescia University College and is open to any Brescia-registered student who expects to graduate in either June or October. During this ceremony you will hear from your Valedictorian, fellow students will receive academic awards and each graduate will be welcomed into the Brescia Alumnae Association with the presentation of alumnae rings.

Each graduate is automatically issued four (4) Baccalaureate tickets by Brescia.


2017 Event Details

Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Location: St. Peter’s Basilica in London, Ontario (map)

Frequently Asked Questions – Baccalaureate

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Should you and your family be planning to stay in London throughout your graduation weekend, please consider staying in Clare Hall. Our new state of the art residence facility is a perfect choice for your last memories on campus before you graduate. If interested, please review  details on room options and see our online registration page.


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Learn what to expect at your Baccalaureate ceremony in this “rehearsal” video:




Bagpipe Procession

Over 400 students, family members, staff and faculty join together for a lunch at Brescia before graduates gather and process down the Brescia hill to Western Convocation led by a bagpiper.

Each graduate is automatically issued four (4) convocation tickets by Western. These tickets will be available at the end of May and can be accessed online. Should you require additional tickets, please be sure to get added to the Brescia Wait List as extras sometimes do come available by contacting Alumnae Relations.

2017 Event Details

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Location: Alumni Hall at Western University

Frequently Asked Questions – Convocation

For more information, visit Western Convocation