As everyone knows, convocation were held in every institute to celebrate graduated students for successfully finish their studies. UMT convocation was happening on 11th until 13th November 2018. There were 2970 graduates where 39 students from PhD, 156 students from Master, 2647 students from Degree and 128 students from Diploma. There were six session in three days which are two session conducted each day. 49 mobility students were invited to join the first session of convocation for them to gain experience and to know how graduation day were celebrated in Malaysia especially at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. The mobility students are including 43 students from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University (CVASU), Bangladesh. Also there are students from Program ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS), four students of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia and two from Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
16th UMT Convocation had awarded Ijazah Kehormat to Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Ahmad Zaharudin bin Idrus and Mr. Salihin bin Abang and a Gelaran Profesor Emeritus to Dr. Mohd Lokman bin Husain. Then, two students had received Anugerah Pelajaran Diraja, one student had received Anugerah Pingat Emas Canselor, one student had received Anugerah Pro-Canselor, one student had received Anugerah Pengerusi LPU and eight students had received Anugerah Naib Canselor.