The school authorities of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is pleased to announce its 5th Convocation Ceremony holding on Friday, 15th and Saturday, 16th January, 2016 for the information of graduands, their parents/guardians, friends of the University and the general public.
Convocation Programme of Events
Friday, 15th January, 2016
Convocation Lecture by : Professor Nuhu Omeiza Yaqub Vice-ChancellorSokoto State University Sokoto
Theme: “Open and Distance Education and Socio-Economic Development”
Saturday, 16th January, 2016
i) Investiture of the Chancellor
ii) Awards of Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Masters, Honorary Degree and Award of Prizes.
Venue : University Village, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja, FCT.
Time: 10.00 a.m.
Important Information to Graduands
A) All those who have completed their programmes and have been cleared for convocation are to sign for and receive academic gowns and guest invitation cards from their respective Study Centres with effect from Tuesday, 5th January, 2016.
The accompanying hoods are to be collected from the NOUN Study Centre, Dutse-Alhaji Junction Kubwa Expressway, Abuja from 10.00 a.m. on Monday, 11th January, 2016. They are required to present the following for sighting at the points of collection of the items:
i) the receipt of the payment of a fee of N10,000.00 for the use of Academic gowns. This is payable at their respective Study Centres.
ii) an evidence of payment of Alumni fees of Five Thousand (N5,000.00) which is payable at any branch of Zenith Bank Plc.; Account No. 1014150406
iii) a duly completed and authenticated clearance form issued at the Study Centre.
The sum of Three Thousand (N3, 000.00) Naira will be refunded on the return of the Academic gowns and hoods to the respective points of collection.
Please note that both items must be returned not later than Tuesday, 19th January, 2016 from 9.00 a.m. Failure to return the gowns and hoods by the prescribed date shall attract a fine of N1, 000.00 per day.
All Graduands are required to pay the sum of, Two Thousand Naira (N2, 000.00) only for the convocation programme at the venue on Saturday, 16th January, 2016.