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Kick off your summer with the University of Guelph at SummerFest on the Green! Join us for live music, food trucks, beer garden, and more fun things to do with the whole family! Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Visit the SummerFest website for additonal event details.

Alumni Weekend

Join us back on campus for Alumni Weekend! There is lots to see and do on campus during alumni weekend; whether you are part of a celebration or reunion year, or just feeling a bit nostalgic, you are invited to join fellow grads for the University of Guelph alumni event of the year. Registration and additional details can be found on the Alumni Weekend website.

Convocation - Summer 2018

Convocation - College of Business & Economics BA (Economics) BComm (Management Economics and Finance), (Accounting), (Public Management), (Real Estate and Housing) Graduate Students (MSc, MBA, MA, PhD)   Congratulations to all our graduating students!
Anita Stewart

The Flavours of Canada

U of G alumni are invited to the Flavours of Canada celebration at the iconic James Beard House on Wednesday, May 16th. Hosted by U of G’s Food Laureate, Anita Stewart, the Flavours of Canada Celebration honours the Good Food Innovation award-winning Canadian chefs, who have been selected by a national panel of Judges at Food Day Canada. Canadian chefs at the event include:


"A Feast On® event presented in partnership with Ocean Wise® and the University of Guelph School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management.  FISHSTOCK is a unique, one day workshop for members of the foodservice industry who want to learn how to successfully incorporate Ontario lake fish into their businesses. The event takes place on Monday, May 14th. The workshop is from 9:30am - 4:30pm, and includes hands-on workshop, sustainable seafood, lunch, panel discussions and tour of the ALMA Research Station.

Gryphons on Bay Street

Gryphons on Bay Street is a fantastic opportunity for our alumni living in the GTA to connect and network with one another. Join us and your fellow alumni for an evening at Steelcase WorkLife Centre, downtown Toronto and hear the latest updates from the College of Business and Economics including the launch of a new online nomination platform for Notable Alumni and 10x10. Registration is $10 per person and includes hors d'oeuvres, beverages and giveaways.

Hospitality Leadership Certificate

Learn from North America's leaders in hospitality executive training – without interrupting your career. Hospitality leadership involves you in every aspect of your business’ many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Manage a successful, world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices with skills and a certificate from University of Guelph and Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration program.

Prud'homme Beer Certification - Level 1 Beer Enthusiast

This introductory course in beer education is designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in beer. The focus will be on brewing ingredients and processes, tasting concepts, pouring and serving concepts (including an introduction to draught systems) and food and beer pairings.

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