UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events 2018


UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events 2018

The University community, general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2017/2018 graduating students are hereby informed that the 2017/2018 Academic Session Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows

Date: Tuesday 2nd April – Thursday 4th April 2019

SEE ALSO: Auchi Poly 25th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events – 2018

UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremony Programmes of Events 2018

Wednesday, 27th March 2019

Event A: – Pre-Convocation Press Conference

Addressed 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

Monday, 1st April 2019

Event A: Opening of Exhibition
Venue: Senate Car Park, Opposite J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Time: 10.00 a.m.
Event B:Convocation Lecture
Guest Lecturer: His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON. Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Lecture Title: “Nigeria Rising: The Path to Prosperity”
Chairman: Prince Arthur Eze
Venue: J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 11.00 a.m.
Event C: Luncheon with the Doyen
Venue: Senate Lounge, 1st Floor Senate House
Time: 2.00 p.m.
Event D: – Chancellor’s Reception
Time: 7.00 p.m.
Venue: Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos.

CONVOCATION DAY ONE

Date: – Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of:
Morning Session Education and Social Sciences. (9.00 a.m.)
Afternoon Session Arts, Environmental Sciences and Science. (1.00 p.m.)
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.

CONVOCATION DAY TWO

Date: – Wednesday, 3rd April 2019

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute:
Morning Session Engineering, Law, Management Sciences (9.00 a.m.)
Afternoon Session Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Pharmacy, Distance Learning Institute (DLI) (1.00 p.m)
Venue: J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Event B: Alumni Reception
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Tolu Odugbemi Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka

CONVOCATION DAY THREE

Date: – Thursday, 4th April 2019

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of Postgraduate Diploma and Master Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies.
Venue: J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Morning Session – 9.00 a.m.
Event A: Congregation for the Award of PhD Degrees as well as Best Researcher Award of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees, Emeritus Professorship & Distinguished Professorship
Afternoon Session – 1.00 p.m.
Venue: – J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Event B: – Convocation Play
Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title: THE WARRIOR-KING
based on Sophocles’ Oedipus and Ola Rotimi’s Odewale.
Directed by Dr. Lekan Balogun
LONG SERVICE AWARD
Date: – Friday, 5th April 2019
Time: – 10.00 a.m.
Venue: – Jelili Omotola Hall, University of Lagos
Chairman: – Hon. Ousainou Darboe, Vice President of the Republic of Gambia.

INVITATION CARDS FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS
Each graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and a complete set of the 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. Graduants should attend the convocation at the time allotted to them.

N.B: Graduating Students are expected to complete their registration seven (7) days to the convocation ceremonies, indicate their interest to attend and comply with car park instructions.

SEE ALSO: ADSU Revised Calendar for 2017/2018 & Approved 2018/2019 Session

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS on behalf of the entire University community congratulates all graduating students. Please be assured that certificates would be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

All graduands concerned are required to sign and receive their Academic Gowns/Hoods from.


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