UNIZIK 15th & 16th Combined Convocation Ceremonies 2021
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka (UNIZIK) 15th & 16th Convocation Ceremonies Dates, Time, Venues (Programmes of Events Schedule) for Award of Higher and Honourary Degrees to 2019/2020 Graduands for 2021 Academic Session.

This is to inform the 2018/2019 Graduands of Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Awka, Parents, Guardians, Alumni of the University and the Public that activities marking the 15th & 16th Combined Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the award of First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, and Award of Honorary Degree will take place as follows:


UNIZIK 15th & 16th Combined Convocation Ceremonies Dates, Time & Venue 2021

  • Date: Sunday 13th March, 2022 - Friday 18th March, 2022.
  • Time: 10am
  • Venue: Convocation Arena


Details of the activities which will commence on Sunday 13th March, 2022 will be communicated in due course.

UNIZIK 15th & 16th Combined Convocation Ceremonies 2021

UNIZIK 15th & 16th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events 2021

1. Monday, 9th March, 2020
a) The Vice Chancellor's Press Conference 
Venue: Vice-Chancellors Office
Time: 9.30am - 10.30 a. m.
b) Interdenominational Service 
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 11.00 a.m

2. Tuesday, 10th March. 2020 
a) Research Fair 
Special Guest of Honour 
Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro 
Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)
Venue: Rufai Garba Square Time: 9.00 a. m.
b) Presentation of Prizes to the best graduating students 
Time: 2.00 pm
Venue: University Auditorium

3. Wednesday, 11th March, 2020 
Convocation Lecture by Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah, 
President and Chairman, Board of Directors African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)

Chairman, Convocation Lecture, 
Professor Abubakar Rasheed, 
Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC)
Topic: Unleashing the Power of the Youth
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 1.00 p.m.

4. Thursday, 12th March. 2020 
Award of Higher Degrees. Honorary Degrees and Installation of Emeriti Professors
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 11.00 am.

5) Friday, 13th March, 2020 
a) Commissioning of newly completed projects by the President Federal Republic of Nigeria and Visitor to Nnamdi Azikiwe University or his representative.
b) Award of First Degree 
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 11.00 am

Dear Doctoral Graduand

Congratulations once more on your successful completion of your doctoral programme at our School.  Congratulations on your forthcoming convocation.

The PG School has lined up a number of activities to celebrate you as you come for your Convocation.  The following events await your enjoyment:

  1. Wednesday 11th March 2020 @ 7p.m. –  DOCTORAL GRADUANDS DINNER PARTY;
Venue:  Selina Hall, Finotel Classique, Agu Awka, Anambra State
  • Checking in starts at 6:30p.m.
  • You are entitled to bring only one guest to the Dinner Party
  • You are requested to pick your invite at the PG School from
  • March 2 – 11, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 3p.m.; please note that the invite admits.

  1. Thursday March 12th, 2020
  • 8a.m. promptPRESENTATION OF SOURVENIRS TO DOCTORAL GRADUANDS
  • 9:30a.m. – DOCTORAL GRADUANDS PHOTOGRAPH WITH DEAN, PG SCHOOL.
  • 11am.CONVOCATION CEREMONIES/COLLECTION OF CERTIFICATES

N.B:  You are to pay Certificate Fee of N2,000 via remita platform for your PhD Certificate.  Please come with the originals of your bank print out for the payment of academic gown and certificate.

You have reached the zenith of the academic ladder!  You are now a proud and confident Doctor of Philosophy!  You cannot afford to miss this great celebration where you are the chief guest of honours!

Come and be celebrated in grand style!


Prof. P. K. Igbokwe
Dean, SPGS