DEFINITION: Con·vo·ca·tion (kon"vo-kA'shun)

n. “The act of assembling people, especially the members of a college or university.”

Convocation is a regular forum in which students have an opportunity to discuss and learn about a variety of issues. Sessions feature guest speakers, including those who lead organisations, analyse and develop policy as well as those who innovate in the fields of Information Technology and Public Policy and Management. As a student at Carnegie Mellon in Australia, you are required to attend convocations throughout your studies.