University of lagos convocation ceremony begins January 23

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The University community, general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2015/2016 graduating students are hereby informed that the 2015/2016 Academic Session Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows:

 
Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 –     Pre-Convocation Press Conference
Addressed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon A. Bello, FAEng
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos
 
Monday, 23rd January, 2017          
Event  A:                                           –     Opening of Exhibition
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium Arena
Time:                                                 –     1.00 p.m.
 
Event  B:                                           –     Convocation Lecture
Guest Lecturer:                                –     Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON.
Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals Development
 
Lecture Title:                                    –     “Building a Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building”
Chairman:                                        –     Rtd. Major General Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu, mni
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium
Time:                                                 –     2.00 p.m.
 
Event  C:                                           –     Chancellor’s Reception
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos
 
CONVOCATION DAY ONE
Date:                                                  –     Tuesday, 24th January, 2017
Event  A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of: Arts, Education, Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Sciences
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos
 
Event  B:                                           –     Unilag Alumni Association Edutainment
Time:                                                 –     4.30 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Indoor Sports Hall, Sport Centre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
 
CONVOCATION DAY TWO
Date:                                                  –     Wednesday, 25th January, 2017
Event  A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute: Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Distance Learning Institute (DLI)
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos
 
Event  B:                                           –     Alumni Reception
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Staff School Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka
 
CONVOCATION DAY THREE
Date:                                                  –     Thursday, 26th January, 2017
Event  A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees, Emeritus Professorship & Distinguished Professorship
 
 
 
–     Conferment of Hononary Degree
* His Royal Eminence, Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, CFR, Shehu of Borno
* Professor Ayodele Francis Ogunye
* Professor John Pepper Clark
 
–     Conferment of Emeritus Professorship
* Professor Osato Frank Giwa-Osagie, OON, COL
 
–     Conferment of Distinguished Professorship
* Professor Babajide Ibitayo Alo
* Professor Olukayode Amund
* Professor (Mrs.) Cecilia Ihuoma Igwilo
* Professor Jim Ijenwa Unah
 
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos,
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt
 
Event  B:                                           –     Convocation Play
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title:                                                   –     “Azagidi when Gods die” Benin Epic Play written by Don Pedro Obaseki, Directed by Tunji Sotimirin.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
Payment by ALL graduating students, Complete Academic Outfit (Gown, Hood & Cap), Certificate Folder and Convocation Brochure.
 
Each graduating student is expected to pay as follows:

Academic Outfit First Degree Masters Degree, PGD, M.Phil Doctorate Degree
Hiring of Academic Outfit plus purchase of Brochure and Certificate 15,000.00 20,000.00 N/A
Refundable fees on Hiring of Academic Outfit 5,000.00 5,000.00 N/A
Outright Purchase of Academic Outfit plus Brochure and Certificate 15,000.00 20,000.00 40,000.00

Refund will only be made on the return of the academic outfit on or before Friday, March 17, 2017.
 
Academic outfit will be available in the College, School of Postgraduate Studies, Faculties, and the Distance Learning Institute.
 
Alumni Registration Fee to be paid into UNILAG Alumni Association:
United Bank for Africa (UBA) A/C:                                                                           1000034082
WEMA Bank Plc A/C:                                                                                                  0121188199
ECOBANK Plc A/C:                                                                                                      1962000847
ACCESS Bank Plc A/C:                                                                                               0043655942
GTBANK Plc A/C:                                                                                                         0019787148
First Degree (N2,000.00); Postgraduate (N2,500.00)
 
Procedure for payment and refund

Bank Account Name Platform
Graduating Students are to pay for academic outfit, brochures and certificates by accessing the University website (www.unilag.edu.ng), complete the form under Unilag payment portal (student category).
 
Thereafter, students are to proceed to any bank of their choice with the RRR generated, for payment as appropriate.  Copies of bank teller and payment advice bearing bank confirmation should be taken to the faculty for gown collection.
University of Lagos
TSA
Through Remita

 
INVITATION CARDS FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS
Each 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.
 
Wishing you all blissful ceremonies.
 
Dr. (Mrs.) Taiwo F. Ipaye, FNIM
Registrar & Secretary to Council
 
 

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