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UNILAG Convocation Ceremony Programme Schedule and Details 2018



UNILAG Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events: 

The University of Lagos Community, the general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2016/2017 graduating students are hereby informed that the UNILAG Convocation Ceremony has been rescheduled. The previously postponed convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos will now take place from May 8 to May 11.

UNILAG Convocation Ceremony Programme Schedule and Details 2018

Tuesday, 8th May, 2018

Event : – Pre-Convocation Press Conference
Address 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

Event: Opening of Exhibition Venue: – Senate Building Car Park Time: – 12.00 noon.

Event: Investiture of the Vice-Chancellor Investiture of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS as the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University AND Convocation Lecture Guest Lecturer: – His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode Executive Governor of Lagos State

Lecture Title: – INCLUSION: The Path to a New Nation
Chairman: – Professor Anya O. Anya, FAS, NNOM, OFR
Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 1.00 p.m

Event : Chancellor’s Reception
Time: – 7.00 p.m.
Venue: – Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos

UNILAG CONVOCATION DAY ONE

Date: – Wednesday, 9th May, 2018

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

UNILAG CONVOCATION DAY TWO

Date: – Thursday, 10th May, 2018

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

Event B: – Alumni Reception
Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – Tolu Odugbemi Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka

UNILAG CONVOCATION DAY THREE

Date: – Friday, 11th May, 2018

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of the title of Distinguished Professors & Emeritus Professors. Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 10.00 a.m. prompt

Event B: Reception for retired professors, directors and registrars.
Time: After Jumat prayers.

Event C: – Convocation Play
Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title: – Akinwumi Isola’s Efunsetan Aniwura, directed by, Dr. Lekan Balogun

INVITATION CARDS FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

Each graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and complete set of 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.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Ade Bello, FAEng, congratulates all graduating students on behalf of the entire University community. The students are hereby assured that certificates will be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

Payment Procedure for UNILAG Complete Academic Outfit (Gown, Hood and Cap), Certificate Folder and Convocation Brochure

Ahead of convocation ceremonies, all graduating students who wish to be part of the academic procession at the event are to make payment for academic gown.

Each graduating student is expected to pay as follows:

Academic Outfit

First Degree

Masters Degree, PGD, M.Phil

Doctorate Degree

Convocation fees payable either in attendance or not

10,000

15,0000

N/A

Hiring of Academic Outfit plus purchase of Brochure and Certificate

5,000.00

5,000.00

N/A

Refundable fees on Hiring of Academic Outfit

2,500.00

2,500.00

N/A

Outright Purchase of Academic Outfit plus Brochure and Certificate

15,000.00

20,000.00

40,000.00

Academic outfit should be returned on or before Friday, 1st June, 2018. All graduants are expected to collect their certificates within three months after convocation. Failure to, collect will attract a demurrage of N50 per day.

Academic outfit will be available at the College, School of Postgraduate Studies, Faculties, and the Distance Learning Institute.

Procedure for Payment and Refund

  • Graduating Students are to pay for academic outfit, brochures and certificates by accessing the University website (www.unilag.edu.ng), complete the form under Unilag payment portal (student category).
  • Thereafter, students are to proceed to any bank of their choice with the RRR generated, for payment as appropriate. Copies of bank teller and payment advice bearing bank confirmation should be taken to the faculty for gown collection.
    Account Name: University of Lagos TSA; Platform: Through Remita

Alumni Registration Fee to be paid into UNILAG Alumni Association:

  • United Bank for Africa (UBA) A/C: 1000034082
  • WEMA Bank Plc A/C: 0121188199
  • ECOBANK Plc A/C: 1962000847
  • ACCESS Bank Plc A/C: 0043655942
  • GTBANK Plc A/C: 0019787148

First Degree (N2,000.00); Postgraduate (N2,500.00).



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