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Annual Meeting of Convocation

Annual Meeting of Convocation

9 October 2021

Have your say in the running of your University

Convocation gives you the chance to have your say on matters relating to your University, and shape University policy. It's a statutory body that meets once a year.

This year's Meeting of Convocation took place on the Alumni Day of Action, Saturday 9 October 2021.

Registration for this event has now closed.

Virtual events

Annual meeting of Convocation

Saturday 9 October, 12:30 - 13:45 BST

This year was the 64th annual Meeting of Convocation, the statutory body of the University that provides graduates with an opportunity to input first hand on the challenges and successes facing the University. All graduates of Newcastle University are, by right, a members of Convocation and can join the meeting to hear the presentations and pose questions. 


Hear from Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chris Day, and Newcastle University colleagues as they discuss the university's long standing commitment to social and environmental justice and the work that is currently taking place to address these issues.

Make the Change: What are we doing to address the challenges of social justice? 

Chair of Convocation Sophie McDermott was joined by four alumni who have dedicated their lives and careers to furthering the cause of social justice. Hear their experiences, observations and their tips for how we can collectively tackle this together in the webinar recording below.