All 2015/2016 Graduands of the Kwara State University (KWASU) are hereby informed that the 4th Convocation Ceremony for the award of First Degrees and presentation of prizes will hold on Saturday, 4th June, 2016.
Details of the activities are as follows:
1. Tuesday, 31st May, 2016
VICE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS BRIEFING
Venue: Council Chamber, Kwara State University, Malete
2. Thursday, 2nd June,2016
Venue: KWASU Auditorium
3. Friday, 3rd June,2006
Venue: KWASU Auditorium
Saturday, 4th June, 2016.
(a) Convocation for the award of First degrees and Prizes for the Colleges of Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, Information and Communication Technology and Pure and Applied Sciences.
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 9.00 am.
All Guests are expected for be seated by 9.00 am
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS
(i) All prospective graduands for the 2015/2016 Academic Session are requested to check their names on the list to be displayed on the University website: www.kwasu.edu.ng as soon as Senate approves the final year results.
(ii) Each graduand shall be allowed a maximum of two (2) guests. The invitation cards will be issued as from Thursday, 2nd June, 2016 when academic gowns will be available for collection.
(iii) All prospective Graduands are expected to pay the sum of N17,000.00 (Seventeen Thousand Naira) for the following items, irrespective of whether or not they attend the Convocation Ceremony:
a) Hiring of Academic Gown;
b) Order of Proceedings;
c) Certificate scroll;
d) Alumni fees;
e) Certificates e.t.c.
(iv) A refundable caution deposit of N3000.00 (Three Thousand Naira) will also be paid for the hired Academic gown.
(v) Order of Proceedings and Certificate scrolls will be available for collection immediately after the Convocation Ceremony from College Officers on presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges and clearance certificate.
(vi) Graduands are expected to attend a Rehearsal of the Academic Procession which will hold at 4.00 pm on Friday, 3rd, June, 2016 at the University Convocation Arena.
(vii) It is compulsory for all Graduands, who will attend the Convocation Ceremony, to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic gown.
(viii) 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.
(ix) Graduands are expected to be on the Campus by 7.00 am on Saturday, 4th June, 2016 for the Procession which will start from the Administrative Building at 8.00 am prompt. Any graduand who comes late will not be allowed to enter the Convocation Arena.
(x) All hired gowns should be returned by the Graduands to their respective College Officers not later than Friday 10th June, 2016. Gowns returned after that date will attract a fine of Two hundred Naira (N 200.00) only per day.
(xi) Graduands should visit the University’s web site for details of mode of payment of Convocation charges.