UNILAG Schedule of Events for 50th Convocation Ceremony Released


The University of Lagos (UNILAG) invites the public, parents, guardians to the 50th Convocation Ceremony of the university for the 2016/2017 graduating students.
The schedule of events for the ceremony is as follows:
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UNILAG Convocation Programme of Events

The University community, general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2016/2017 graduating students are hereby informed that the 2016/2017 Academic Session Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, 2nd 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
Tuesday, 8th May, 2018
Event A: Opening of Exhibition
Venue:- Senate Building Car Park
Time:- 12.00 noon.
Event B: 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 C: Chancellor’s Reception
Time:- 7.00 p.m.
Venue:- Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos
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 : 9.00 a.m, Morning session
  • Arts, Environmental Sciences, Science: 1.00 p.m, Afternoon session
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.
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 and Management Sciences: 9.00 a.m.
  • Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Pharmacy and Distance Learning Institute (DLI): 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
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:- Luncheon with the Doyen
Venue:- Senate Lounge, 1st floor, Senate House, University of Lagos
Time:- 3.00 p.m. prompt
Event B:- 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.

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