UNILAG 50th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events for 2016/2017 Session

University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced the new date for her 50th convocation ceremony, programme of events for 2016/2017 graduating students

The convocation ceremony for 2016/2017 graduating students of University of Lagos has been announced, all the 2016/2017 students and the general public is by this noticed informed that the institution has fixed a new date to celebrate her 50th Convocation ceremony.

Also See: UNILAG Guideline For Convocation Academic Outfit, Brochures & Certificate Folder Collection

Important Information For Graduating Students

The graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and complete set of academic outfit made up of gown, hood, cap and scroll would be available for collection on presentation of receipt/teller for payment at the College/School/Faculty/Institute as appropriate, Convocation Brochure and Academic outfit are to be collected at the various locations earlier mentioned.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Ade Bello, FAEng, congratulates all graduating students on behalf of the entire University community. The students are hereby assured that certificates will be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

Below Are The Schedules For The 50th Convocation Ceremonies Of UNILAG, 2016/2017 Graduating Students:

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018
Event:  Pre-Convocation Press Conference
Address by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS
Time:  10.00 a.m.
Venue:  Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos

Event:  Opening of Exhibition
Venue: Senate Building Car Park
Time:  12.00 noon.

Event: Investiture of the Vice-Chancellor
Investiture of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS as the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University
AND
Convocation Lecture Guest Lecturer: – His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode Executive Governor of Lagos State

Lecture Title:
– INCLUSION: The Path to a New Nation
Chairman:  Professor Anya O. Anya, FAS, NNOM, OFR
Venue:   J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium
Time:  1.00 pm

Event: Chancellor’s Reception
Time:  7.00 p.m.
Venue: Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos

DAY ONE OF THE CONVOCATION CEREMONY

Date:  Wednesday, 9th May, 2018

Event A:  Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of:

Education
Social Sciences
Morning session: 9.00 am.

Arts
Environmental Sciences
Science
Afternoon session: 1.00 pm

Venue: J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium,
University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos

Event B: Unilag Alumni Association Edutainment
Time:  6.00 p.m.
Venue: Open Field Sports Centre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.

DAY TWO OF THE CONVOCATION CEREMONY

Date: Thursday, 10th May, 2018

 Event A:  Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute:
Engineering
Law
Management Sciences
Morning session – 9.00 am

Basic Medical Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Dental Sciences
Pharmacy
Distance Learning Institute (DLI)
Afternoon session – 1.00 pm

Venue:  J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka

Event B:  Alumni Reception
Time:  6.00 pm
Venue:  Tolu Odugbemi Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka

DAY THREE OF THE CONVOCATION CEREMONY

Date: – Friday, 11th May, 2018

Event A: Congregation for the Award of Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of the title of Distinguished Professors & Emeritus Professors.
Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 10.00 am prompt

Event B: Reception for retired professors, directors and registrars.
Time: After Jumat prayers.

Event C: Convocation Play
Time:  6.00 pm
Venue: J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title:   Akinwumi Isola’s Efunsetan Aniwura, directed by, Dr. Lekan Balogun

Have a fabulous Convocation Ceremony

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