The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. James Epoke on behalf of Senate, Management and the entire University community invites the Public, Parents, Guardians and in particular Graduands to the 27th Convocation Ceremonies of the Institution which have been scheduled as follows:
Pre-Convocation Christian Service
Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Venue: St Paul’s Catholic Church, University of Calabar (Dress Code: Unical Fabric)
Pre-Convocation Press Conference
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Venue: Council Chambers
Inaugural meeting of Stakeholders Forum (Convener, Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, OFR, KSC Pro-Chancellor)
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Venue: Unical International Conference Centre
Date: Friday, 21st February, 2014
Convocation Lecture Topic: ”Challenges of Leadership and Governance in an Emerging Economy: The Nigerian Experience”
Convocation Lecturer: Prof. Pat Utomi
Chairman of the Occasion- Prof. Hilary Edeoga, Vice Chancellor Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Venue: University of Calabar International Conference Centre
Convocation for the Award of First Degrees, Post Graduate Degrees, Diplomas, and Award of prizes for Academic performance
Date: Saturday, 22nd February, 2014
Venue: Abraham Ordia Stadium, University of Calabar
Convocation Thanksgiving Service
Date: Sunday, 23rd February, 2014
Venue: Chapel of Redemption, University of Calabar (Dress Code: Unical Fabric)
Information for Graduands
Gowns are to be hired for 1st Degrees and Diplomas from Thursday, February, 2014 from the Faculty Officers of relevant Faculties on the payment of a deposit of N3,000.00.
A refund of N1,000.00 will be made on return of gowns in good condition.
Gowns not returned by Monday, February 24, 2014 will attract a fine of N1,000.00 per day.
Brochure and Branded plaques should be obtained on payment of N2,000 and N4,000 respectively.
For Graduate School Graduands, the following will apply.
Outright purchase of academic Gowns
New Gowns = N25,000.00 each
New Gowns, N17,000.00 each
2. Hiring of academic Gowns
Masters/PDGS = N5,000.00
Graduate School graduands will be required to pay the sum of N5,000.00 for scroll and branded plaques.
Please note that all Academic Gowns hired from the Graduate School must be returned within seven (7) days from the date of the Convocation.
c. Procession:Graduands should robe and join the Procession in their various Faculties. Graduands who do not robe will not be allowed into the Convocation Ground. Photographers will not be allowed at the Procession.
All photographs will be taken after the Convocation Ceremony
Prizes and Awards
Prizes and awards will be announced during the Convocation. Recipients will collect their Awards/Prize value on presentation of a letter of Award at the University Bursary.
Alumni Membership Registration
Graduands will be expected to complete Registration Forms for Alumni Membership from their Faculty officers and pay membership Registration Fee.
The University of Calabar Administration looks forward to welcoming all her well wishers to the Convocation Ceremonies.