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UOIT to host Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Education

OSHAWA, Ont. - The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will host its second Convocation ceremony for just over 90 graduates of the Faculty of Education on Friday, June 3 at 2 p.m. in the South Village residence courtyard.

This year, the Convocation address will be given by Dr. Ben Levin, deputy minister of education in Ontario. Levin is widely known for his work in educational reform, change, policy and politics. His work has been international in scope, including projects in England, Iceland, Israel, east-central Europe, and with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.


About the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
As the province's newest university, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology provides a unique combination of academic knowledge, vibrant student life, leading-edge research, and hands-on skills. As Ontario's first laptop-based university, UOIT offers career-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the fields of business and information technology, sciences, engineering, nursing, social science, and education. The university is committed to research excellence and has attracted significant research grants and awards, including a Tier 1 Research Chair in Aquatic Toxicology. Sharing facilities and selected services with Durham College, UOIT has attracted over 1,800 students since its inception in 2003. To find out more, visit or call 905.721.8668.

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About Ontario Tech University
A modern, forwarding-thinking university, Ontario Tech advances the discovery and application of knowledge to accelerate economic growth, regional development and social innovation. We inspire and equip our students and our graduates to make a positive impact in a tech-focused world. For us, it’s not only about developing the next tech breakthrough. Understanding and integrating the social and ethical implications of technology differentiates us as university. Learn more at

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