UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremony Postponed Indefinitely

University of Lagos (UNILAG) 51st Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events Schedule for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and Prizes to Graduating Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students for 2018/2019 Academic Session [POSTPONEMENT NOTICE].

Latest Update: The Management of the University of Lagos regrets to inform the general public that the 51st (2019) Convocation Ceremonies earlier scheduled to hold from Monday 9th to Thursday 12th March, 2020 has been postponed.

Any inconvenience occasioned by this postponement is highly regretted.
Signed,

Oladejo Azeez, Esq.
Registrar and Secretary to Council,
University of Lagos. 

======================================================================== The University community, general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2017/2018 graduating students are hereby informed that the 2018/2019 Academic Session Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows

Date: Monday 2nd March, 2020 - Friday 13th March, 2020.

The University community, general public, parents, guardians and, in particular, the 2018/2019 graduating students, are hereby informed that the 2019 Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows:

UNILAG 51st Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events 2019

Monday, 2nd March 2020
Event Pre-Convocation Press Conference and Launching of the UNILAG Anthem
Time: 10.00 a.m.
Venue: Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos

Friday, 6th March 2020 – Special Jumat Service
Time: – 1.00 p.m.
Venue: – University of Lagos Central Mosque.

Sunday, 8th March 2020 – Thanksgiving Service
Time: – 10.00 a.m.
Venue: – Chapel Of Christ Our Light, University Of Lagos

Monday, 9th March 2020
Event A: Opening of Exhibition and Commissioning of Projects
Venue:Senate Car Park, Opposite J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 10.00 a.m.
Event B: Convocation Lecture
Guest Lecturer: – Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM. (Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Republic of Nigeria).
Lecture Title:   The Role Of Disruptive Technologies In Sustainable Economic Transformation.
Chairman: – Professor Nimi Briggs OON, FWACS, FAS, FIPS. (Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Federal University, Lokoja Nigeria.)
Venue: – J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Time: – 12.00 noon.
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: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
Event A:
( Morning Session )
Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and Prizes to Graduating students of the Faculties of:
Education and Social sciences      
Time: 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.  
Venue: J.F. Ade.Ajayi Auditorium
 (Afternoon Session)
Arts, Environmental Sciences  and Science
Time: 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Venue: J.F. Ade.Ajayi Auditorium
 
CONVOCATION DAY TWO
Date: Wednesday, 11th March 2020
Event A:
(Morning Session)
Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas,  Certificates and Prizes to Graduating students of the Faculties & Institute of:
Engineering, Law and Management Sciences
Time: 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.
Venue: J.F. Ade.Ajayi Auditorium
(Afternoon Session)
Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Pharmacy, and Distance Learning Institute (DLI)
Venue: J.F. Ade.Ajayi Auditorium
Event B:
Alumni Reception
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Tolu Odugbemi Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka.

CONVOCATION DAY THREE
Date: Thursday, 12th March 2020
Event A:
Congregation for the Award of Postgraduate Diploma, Master Degrees, Ph.D. Degrees and Best Ph.D. Award of the School of Postgraduate Studies, Conferment of Distinguished Professorship, Emeritus Professorship and Honorary Doctorate Degrees.
Time: 9.00 a.m.
Venue: J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium
Event B: Convocation Play
Time:    6.00 p.m.
Title: “The WIVES”, written by Ahmed Yerima, Directed by Saheed Bello

LONG SERVICE AWARD AND LUNCHEON WITH THE DOYEN
Date: –      Friday, 13th March, 2020
Time: –     10.00 a.m.
Venue: –   Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall, University of Lagos.
Chairman: Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, OFR, FAS, FAEng

INVITATION CARDS FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS
Each graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and a complete set of the 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. Graduants should attend the convocation at the time allotted to them.

N.B: Graduating Students are expected to complete their registration seven (7) days to the convocation ceremonies, indicate their interest to attend and comply with car park instructions.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS on behalf of the entire University community congratulates all graduating students. Please be assured that certificates would be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

All graduands concerned are required to sign and receive their Academic Gowns/Hoods from. Read on