The Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the entire management of the University of Ilorin wishes to invite the general public to the 30th convocation ceremony of the university scheduled to hold on Thursday 23rd October, 2014 at the university’s campus in Ilorin.
In a statement, the institution’s Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun indicated that 5,421 students are among the graduands.
Details of the activities which will commence on Monday 20th October, 2014 are as follows:
1. Monday, 20th October, 2014 a. Event: Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing Venue:University Auditorium Time: 10.00 a.m. prompt b. Event: Convocation Play Title: “The Killers” (An anti-violent Play), by A.A. Adeoye (Two Presentations) Venue: Performing Arts Theatre Time: 4.00pm and 6.00pm respectively
2. Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 a. Convocation Lecture Title: “Innovation: A Transdisciplinary Approach” Speaker: Professor Dzulkifli Abdul Rasak President, International Association of Universities Former Vice-Chancellor, University Sains, Malaysia and Former Vice-Chancellor, Albukhary International University, Malaysia Venue: University Auditorium Time: 10.00am prompt b. Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 Event: Cocktail in Honour of the Convocation Lecturer Venue: Chancellor’s Lodge Time: 6.00 pm
3. Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014 (a) CONVOCATION FOR THE AWARD OF PRIZES, FIRST DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES FOR THE FACULTIES OF ARTS, EDUCATION, LAW, MANAGEMENT SCIENCES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Venue: University Auditorium Time: 10.00am prompt (b) Wednesday, 22 nd October, 2014 Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor Time: 5.00 p.m.
4. Thursday, 23rdOctober, 2014 (a) CONVOCATION FOR THE AWARD OF PRIZES, FIRST DEGREES FOR THE FACULTIES OF AGRICULTURE, COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION SCIENCES, COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, LIFE SCIENCES, PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND POSTGRADUATE DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS. Venue: University Auditorium Time: 10.00 a.m. (b) CONVOCATION LUNCHEON AND MERIT AWARDS Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, University of Ilorin Time: 2.00 pm prompt
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS Graduands are please requested to note the following information: i) The 2013/2014 academic session statutorily commenced on 1st August 2013 and ended on 31st July, 2014. All convoking graduands are advised to check their names on the list of graduands displayed on the University Website – www.unilorin.edu.ng ii) Each graduand shall be allowed a maximum of two (2) guests. Invitation cards to such guests will be issued to graduands when they arrive to collect their academic outfits. Children will not be allowed into the University Auditorium. iii) It is mandatory for all graduands to pay for the following items, except otherwise indicated, irrespective of whether or not they attend the convocation ceremony: a) Purchase of Ph.D. Academic Gown (Mandatory for Ph.D. graduands) – N15, 000.00 b) Purchase of Academic Outfits (First or Master’s Degree) (optional) – N11, 000.00 c) Hire of Academic Outfits (First or Master’s Degrees) – N2, 000.00 c) Order of Proceedings – N1,750.00 d) Certificate Scrolls (to be distributed by Alumni Association) – N750.00 e) University Convocation T-Shirt – N1,500.00 f) Registration as an Alumni – Postgraduate – N1,500.00 – Undergraduate – N1,000.00 iv) Order of Proceedings, and Certificate Scrolls will be available for collection immediately after the Convocation Lecture on Tuesday, 21st October, 2014 in the University Auditorium on presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges while the certificates shall be distributed after the conferment of degrees at the Faculties and Postgraduate School v) Graduands are expected to attend a rehearsal of the Academic Procession which will hold at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday, 19th October, 2014 in the University Auditorium. vi) It is compulsory for all graduands who will attend the convocation ceremonies to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic outfits on the days of Convocation. Academic gowns are limited and will be distributed on 1st come 1st served basis. vii) All graduands are expected to be formally dressed in full English wear (i.e. suit, shirt and tie for men and skirt suit/skirt and blouse or gown for ladies) OR full national dress. viii) Graduands hiring academic gowns are expected to pay a refundable deposit of two thousand, five hundred Naira (N2,500.00) in cash to their Faculty Officers OR submit to their respective Faculty Officers a Guarantor Form duly completed by a staff member of the University. This payment is outside the non- refundable fee of N2,000.00 in (iiic) above, please. ix) All hired gowns should be returned by the graduands to their respective Faculty Officers not later than Tuesday28th October, 2014. Gowns returned after that date will attract a fine of Fifty Naira (N50.00) per day.
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