Toronto graduates return for in-person grad ceremonies, including a corgi

Donning a cap and gown and crossing the stage feels all the more sweeter when you’ve waited two years to do it.

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, in-person graduation ceremonies have returned and proud graduates of Toronto Metropolitan University were able to cross the stage on Thursday, including a pint-sized pup named ‘Bao Bao.’

“I think he’s the perfect student and is qualified to be graduating,” gushed the corgi’s owner, international graduate Zhoatong Chen.

Chen and her partner, Zipeng Qin, both of whom are graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, say the last few years in school have been anything but easy. But every virtual class, every virtual exam, Bao Bao was by their side, studying along with them.

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