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Unilorin 2018/2019 Convocation ceremony date announced

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UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN
NIGERIA
P.M.B. 1515, ILORIN
Website: www.unilorin.edu.ng
e-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +234(0)31-74058; 221911,
Fax:+234(0)31-222561
31 ST CONVOCATION CEREMONIES
INFORMATION TO GRADUANDS
This is to inform the 2014/2017 Graduands of the University that
the 31 st Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the
awards of First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, and
Presentation of Prizes, will commence with a Jumat Service on
Friday, 16 th October 2018 and ends on Sunday, 26 th October,
2017 with a Special Thanksgiving Service on the Main Campus
of the University.
Details of the activities are as followsbr /> 1. 1. Friday, 16 th October, 2018
a. Event: Jumat Service (Special Jumat Service for the
commencement of the Convocation and 40 th Anniversary
Ceremonies)
Venue: Unilorin Central Mosque
Time: 10pm
1. 2. Sunday, 18 th October, 2018
a. Event: Special Church Service (Thanksgiving Service for the
commencement of the Convocation and 40 th Anniversary
Ceremonies)
Venue: Chapel of Light, Unilorin
Time: 100am
1. 3. Monday, 19 th October, 2018
a. Event: Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing
Venue: University Auditorium (Basement)
Time: 10.00 a.m.
b. Exhibition Opening Ceremony
Venue: University Auditorium Basement
Time: Immediately after the VC’s Press Briefing
1. Event: Convocation Play
Title: “Tornadoes Full of Dreams’’ (A Drama) written by Bode
Sowaande
Venue: Performing Arts Theatre
Time: Two shows at 4.00pm and 6.00 pm
1. 4. Tuesday, 20 th October, 2018
a. Film Show
Title: Alaaru (Carrier) by Tayo Afolayan (An Alumnus of Unilorin)
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 100am prompt
b. Performance by The National Troupe of Nigeria
Title: IBA (A Dance Drama)
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 40pm
1. 5. Wednesday, 21 st October, 2018
a. Re-Union Luncheon
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 110am
b. Performance by National Theatre of Ghana
Title: Firestorm
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 50pm
1. Thursday 22 nd October 2018
1. a. Convocation Ceremony Day 1
Investiture of the Chancellor
Convocation Lecture
Lecturer: Professor Jacob Kehinde Olupona, (Harvard
University, U.S.A)
Topic: Educational Reform and Nation Building in Nigeria
Award Of Prizes, First Degrees and Diplomas for Faculties of
Arts, Education, Law, Management Sciences & Social Sciences
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 10.00 a.m. prompt
1. b. Chancellor’s Cocktail in honor of the Convocation
Lecturer
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 20pm
1. c. Alumni Get-Together
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 60pm
7. Friday, 23 rd October, 2018
a. Convocation Day 2
Anniversary Lecture
Lecturer: His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, (President of
Ghana)
Topic: Africa’s Agenda 2063: Ending Poverty & Ensuring
Prosperity in Africa.
Venue: University Auditorium
Time : 10.00 a.m. prompt
Award of Prizes, First Degrees, for the Faculties of Agriculture,
Engineering and Technology, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical
Sciences, Communication & information sciences, Life
Sciences, Physical Science, Postgraduate Degrees and
Diplomas.
b. Unveiling of the Book: University of Ilorin @ 40 :The Soaring
Eagle
Venue : University Auditorium
Time: 10.00 a.m. prompt
c. Special Jumat Service ( Thanksgiving Service for the
successful Convocation Ceremony and 40 th Anniversary)
Time : 10pm
d. Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor
Time: 3.00 p.m.
e. Convocation Luncheon and Merit Awards
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 40pm
1. Sunday, 25 th October, 2018
Special Church Service ( Thanksgiving Service for the successful
Convocation and 40 th Anniversary Ceremonies)
Venue: Chapel of Light, Unilorin
Time: 100am
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS
Graduands are please requested to note the following
informationbr /> i) The 2014/2017 academic session statutorily commenced on
1 st August 2014 and ended on 13 th August, 2018. All convoking
graduands are advised to check their names on the list of
graduands displayed on the University Website –
www.unilorin.edu.ng
ii) Each graduand shall be allowed a maximum of two (2)
guests. Invitation cards to such guests will be issued to
graduands when they arrive to collect their academic outfits.
Children will not be allowed into the University Auditorium.
iii) It is mandatory for all graduands to pay for the following
items, except otherwise indicated, irrespective of whether or not
they attend the convocation ceremonybr /> a) Purchase of Ph.D. Academic Gown (Mandatory for Ph.D.
graduands) – N 15,000.00
b) Purchase of Academic Outfits (First or Master’s Degree)
(optional) – N 11,000.00
c) Hire of Academic Outfits (First or Master’s Degrees) –
N 2,000.00
c) Order of Proceedings – N 2,0000
d) Certificate Scrolls (to be distributed by Alumni Association)
N 1000.00
e) Certificate Folder for PG N2,500.00
f) Convocation Muffler N 900.00
g) University Convocation T-Shirt N 1,750.00
h) Registration as an Alumni – Postgraduate N 2,500.00
– Undergraduate N 2,500.00
iv) Pursuant to (iii) above, the following categories of
compulsory charges are availablebr /> (a). Undergraduate: N
i. Hire of Academic Gown 2,0000
ii. Order of Proceedings 2,0000
iii. Scroll 1,0000
iv T/Shirt 1.7500
v. Muffler (40 th Anniversary) 9000
vi. Administrative Charges 10000
vii. Alumni Registration Charges 2,5000
Total 11,1500
(b). Masters: N
i. Hire of Academic Gown 2,0000
ii. Order of Proceedings 2,0000
iii. Certificate Folder 2,5000
iv. Administrative Charges 2,5000
Total 9,0000
(c). Ph.D.: N
i. Hire of Academic Gown 2,0000
ii. Order of Proceedings 2,0000
iii. Certificate Folder 2,5000
iv. Administrative Charges 3,5000
Total 10,0000
v) Order of Proceedings, and Certificate Scrolls will be available
for collection immediately after the Convocation Lecture on
Wednesday, 21st October, 2018 in the respective faculties on
presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges
while the certificates shall be distributed on the convocation
days at the Faculty and Postgraduate School
vi) Graduands are expected to attend a rehearsal of the
Academic Procession which will hold at 4.00 p.m. on Sunday,
18 th October, 2018 in the premises of the University Auditorium.
vii) It is compulsory for all graduands who will attend the
convocation ceremonies to participate in the Academic
Procession and wear the approved academic outfits. On the
days of Convocation, Academic gowns are limited and will be
distributed on 1st come 1 st served basis.
viii) All graduands are expected to be formally dressed in full
English wear (i.e. suit, shirt and tie for men and skirt suit/skirt
and blouse or gown for ladies) OR full national dress.
ix) Graduands hiring academic gowns are expected to pay a
refundable deposit of two thousand, five hundred Naira
(N2,500.00) in cash to their Faculty Officers OR submit to their
respective Faculty Officers a Guarantor Form duly completed by
a staff member of the University. This payment is outside the
non- refundable fee of N2,000.00 in (iiic) above, please.
x) All hired gowns should be returned by the graduands to their
respective Faculty Officers not later than Tuesday 27 th October,
2017. Gowns returned after that date will attract a fine of Fifty
Naira (N50.00) per day.
MODE OF PAYMENT
i) Graduands should make their payment with Automated Teller
Machine. The (ATM) cards acceptable for use are master and
verve cards. Each granduand should ensure that the amount in
their account is up to the value of the required convocation
charges before loging into the Unilorin portal for payment.
a) Based on (iv) (a – c) above, first degree graduands are to
pay a total sum of eleven thousand, one hundred and fifty Naira
(N11,150.00), Higher Degree graduands (excluding Ph.D.) Nine
thousand Naira (N9, 000.00) while Ph.D. graduands, are to pay
Ten thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only. Candidates would be
expected to pay bank charges of two hundred and fifty Naira
(N250.00) in addition to these charges.
Payment for the Convocation materials in iii (a – h) above shall
commence from Tuesday 13 th October, 2018. Graduands are
advised to pay early so as to avoid last minute rush.
PROCUREMENT OF ACADEMIC GOWNS
Interested graduands are to note that while the purchase of the
University’s academic gown is mandatory for PhD. graduands
at a negotiated price of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15, 000.00)
only, Master’s and first degree graduands are encouraged to
purchase theirs at a negotiated price of Eleven Thousand Naira
Only (N11,00).
While purchase of academic gowns by First and Master’s
Degree graduands is optional, acquisition of the gowns for
personal use is encouraged as a mark of permanent
identification with the University of Ilorin.
Graduands wishing to purchase academic gowns, are advised to
pay the appropriate sum directly to Messrs Ola Dandy Tailors &
Co., 33, Oke-Bola Road, Ibadan (Zenith Bank Plc, Dugbe Branch
Account No: 1011711062 – Ola Dandy Tailors & Company),
makers of the gown. To facilitate the procurement of individual
gowns, each graduand is required to contact Messrs Ola Dandy
Tailors & Co., on +2348028990229 and + 2348059202500
OTHER REQUIREMENT
On arrival on the campus, all graduands are required to register
as members with the University of Ilorin Alumni Association at
the National Alumni Secretariat, University of Ilorin. The
University encourages its Alumni to be committed to their alma
mater. To this end, release of certificate is dependent on
evidence of registration.
(Sgd.)
E. D. Obafemi
Registrar

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  1. Bebat says:

    Please are you saying it is not mandatory that we pay for the gown as a final year undergraduate? And that we could have a permanent one sewn for us?

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