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Think it’s nerve-wracking accepting your degree at convocation? Try being a presenter

May 31, 2016

CBC News | May. 30, 2016

For thousands of post-secondary students, the pinnacle of their academic careers is just around the corner: the convocation ceremony. But it’s also a big day for another group of people: the professors whose job is to read out the name of each grad. In a place like the GTA, it can be a humbling exercise, trying to correctly pronounce names of thousands of students, from hundreds of different cultures. Which is why two University of Toronto professors annually hold what they call a convocation boot camp. Read more.