Congratulations Class of February 2017


The University of Belize honoured 499 Graduates during its February Commencement Exercises which was held on Saturday, 11th February, 2017 at the UB Gymnasium in Belmopan. The keynote address was delivered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs, Honourable Wilfred Elrington.

The Graduates received diplomas at the Bachelor's, Associate's, and Certificate levels from the Faculties of: Education and Arts-(214); Management and Social Sciences-(160); Science and Technology-(93); and Nursing, Allied Health, and Social Work-(32). Of the total number of graduates 320(64.1%) are females and 179(35.9%) are males.

During the ceremony, students who have distinguished themselves received UB official honour chords. The tri-cable white honour chords recognise those graduating Cum Laude; gold honour chords signify Magna Cum Laude; and purple honour chords identify Summa Cum Laude graduates.

The Board of Trustees, Management, Faculty and Staff of the University of Belize take this opportunity to congratulate our graduates on their achievement, and to extend best wishes to them as they work to become catalysts for change and development in Belize.

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