The 43rd convocation ceremonies of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka will hold from Monday, March 24 to Saturday, March 29, 2014.
Over 15,000 graduands are expected to receive higher degrees, first degrees and certificates at the occasion.
According to the programme of activities, the ceremonies will start with a Press Briefing by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bartho N. Okolo, at the Enugu Campus of the University, on Monday, March 24, 2014.
The convocation lecture, titled “After the Insurgency: Some Thoughts on National Cohesion” is scheduled to hold on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12.00 noon. The lecture will be delivered by His Lordship, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, at the Princess Alexandria Auditorium (PAA) at the Nsukka campus of the University.
First degrees and certificates will be awarded on Friday, March 28, 2014, while higher degrees and honorary degrees will be awarded on Saturday, March 29, 2014.
All graduands are expected to arrive at the Nsukka campus of the University on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Every graduands is entitled to two invitation cards for his/her guests.
Academic regalia will be available for collection from the Faculty Officers on presentation of evidence of payment of Sundry/Service Charges and convocation levy of N10,000.00 to the University of Nigeria Account (UNN A/c no.. 0019441903 at any Branch of Diamond Bank plc.
Purchase/Hire of Regalia
For Postgraduates, the regalia will be available at the School of Postgraduate Studies for purchase at N20,000.00 for Ph.D., and for hire at N10,000.00 for both Ph.D. and Masters Degree. The Convocation Order of Proceedings will also be available for sale for all postgraduate students.
All hired regalia must be returned to the Registrar/Postgraduate School by Monday, March 31, 2014.
Collection of Order of Proceedings, Certificate Scrolls and Certificates:
All graduands are also required to collect copies of the Order of Proceedings, Certificate Scrolls and Certificates at the various Faculties and the School immediately after the Convocation.
Please see overleaf for the detailed Programme of Activities.
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA DATE EVENT VENUE TIME Monday, March 24, 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing Main Hall, UNEC 12.00 noon Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Arts Exhibition Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, Nsukka Campus 12.00 noon Wednesday, March 26, 2014 i. Convocation Sports
ii. Drama Night Akanu Ibiam Stadium, Nsukka Campus
Arts Theatre, Nsukka Campus 4.00pm
7.00pm Thursday, March 27, 2014 i. Courtesy Visit by Convocation Lecturer
ii. Convocation Lecture
Lecturer: Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto Topic: “After the Isurgency: Some thoughts on National Cohesion”
iii. Vice-Chancellor’s Convocation Cocktail
iv. Class and Prize Night Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room, Nsukka Campus
Princess Alexandra Auditorium (PAA) Nsukka Campus
Princess Alexandra Auditorium (PAA) Nsukka Campus 11.00am
Friday, March 28, 2014 i. Conferment of First Degrees and Certificates
ii. Jumat Service
iii. Music Night Margaret Ekpo Convocation Arena Nsukka Campus
University of Nigeria, Nsukka Mosque
Princess Alexandra Auditorium, (PAA) Nsukka Campus 9.30am
7.00pm Saturday, March 29, 2014 i. Conferment of post Graduate Diplomas, Higher Degrees and Honorary Degrees
ii. Vice-Chancellors Convocation Lunch Margaret Ekpo Convocation Arena, Nsukka Campus
Hall of Fame, UBA Annex, Nsukka Campus 9.30am
2.00pm Sunday, March 30, 2014 Thanksgiving Service St. Peter’s Chaplaincy, Nsukka Campus 10.00am 43RD CONVOCATION CEREMONIES PROGRAMME OF EVENTS