At Ashton College, we acknowledge our students’ passion, hard work and dedication. The faculty and staff members of Ashton College are honoured to have been a part of our graduating students’ journey, and we are excited to see where the future leads them.

The next Ashton College graduation ceremony is on April 7, 2018.

Mandatory arrival time for graduates: 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Ceremony: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Venue: York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5L 3W3
Tickets: $20.00 (free admission for children under 5 years old)

Please note that graduating students would need to purchase a ticket for themselves. You can purchase a ticket for yourself and your guests by clicking on the button below.


Purchase Tickets

Graduation Forms

Credential Release Form: This form allows Ashton College to finalize and release the official transcript and Diploma or Certificate following your successful program completion. This form must be completed by all graduates, not just those who plan to attend the Ashton Graduation Ceremony. Please click here to access the form.

For further inquiries, please email Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Honourable Speakers



Trang Nguyen;  Former Federal Citizenship Judge

A strong believer in Canada’s diverse and inclusive society, Trang Nguyen served as a federal Citizenship judge at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada from 2013 to 2016.She also worked as an accredited court interpreter in the BC court system for more than 20 years, following two decades as a small business owner.

In 2012, Trang was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of her achievements as an anchor, host, and field reporter for Channel M TV, Omni TV, and Fairchild Radio.

An accomplished public servant, entrepreneur, and journalist, Trang Nguyen gladly offers her energy and experience as an instructor at Ashton College!



Dr. Daren Hancott; Campus Principal & Vice-President Academic, Yorkville University, BC

Dr. Hancott has worked across Canada and has been involved in companies ranging from transportation and logistics, to education & training. He was the mayoral candidate in the 2014 municipal election under the Burnaby First Coalition banner.

His role at University Canada West included senior advisor to the Board of Eminata Group, Acting Dean, Acting Senior Academic Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) with students from over 45 countries. Dr. Hancott  is currently a Campus Provost and Vice-President Academic of Yorkville University in BC. In addition to that, he serves on the Board of several non-profit organizations and is a current member of the BC Chamber of Commerce Policy Review Committee.

Dr. Hancott is a founding director of the Love and Mercy Benevolent Society to help others through kind acts and deeds. He has published a book on Leadership entitled: “Leadership is What: The Importance of Vision, Integrity, and Developing Others”.

Dr. Hancott was a previous Top 40 under 40 Winner and a recipient of the John Sperling Teaching Award of Excellence.