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UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events for 2017/2018 Graduating Students

The programme of events for the 51st convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for the 2017/2018 graduating students. See UNILAG convocation ceremony schedule below.

UNILAG convocation schedule


The University Community, the general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2017/2018 graduating students are hereby informed of the Convocation Ceremonies which have been scheduled as follows:

Check: Payment Procedures of UNILAG Academic Outfit, Convocation Brochure, Certificate Folder

UNILAG Convocation Programme of Events.

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.

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.

Wishing you all blissful ceremonies.


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