UI 2020 Convocation Ceremony & 72nd Founder's Day Event Schedule

University of Ibadan (UI) 2020 Convocation Ceremony and Seventy Second (72nd) Founders Day Programme of Events for 2019/2020 Session.

The University of Ibadan (UI) has released the programme of events for the 2020 Convocation and Seventy Second (72nd) Founders Day Programme.

UI 2020 Convocation Ceremony & 72nd Founder's Day Event has been scheduled to commence from Thursday 12th November to Tuesday 17th November, 2020.


See Breakdown of Events Below: 


UI 2020 Convocation Ceremony & 72nd Founder's Day Programme of Events

Thursday, 12 November 2020
(i) University of Ibadan – Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Summit (UI-SME Summit) tagged (CO-CREATE THE FUTURE). (Virtual/Physical)
Venue: International Conference Centre, UI
Time: 9.00 am
(ii) Exhibition (Virtual/Physical)
Venue: Car Park, International Conference Centre
Time: 10.00am


Saturday, 14 November, 2020 (Virtual/Physical)
Convocation/Award of First Degrees: Arts, Science, Clinical Sciences, Law, Dentistry, Agriculture, The Social Sciences, Education, Technology & Pharmacy
Commencement Speaker Dr. (Sir) Omo-Ehijele Frank Odafen, expert in medical entrepreneurship and healthcare financing, a most wonderful alumnus of the University of Ibadan
Topic: “Do not be afraid”
Venue: Main Hall, International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan
Time: 10.00am


Monday 16th November, 2020 (Virtual/Physical)
(i). Convocation/Award of Postgraduate:
Diploma (PGD), Masters, Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) Degrees
Venue: Main Hall, International Conference Centre, UI
Time: 10.00am
(ii). Convocation Lecture: Nigeria @60: Challenges and Opportunities for moving from an Oil & Gas sustained to a knowledge-based Economy (Virtual/Physical)
Lecturer: Professor Kalu Mosto Onuoha, FAS, FNMGS, FNAPE President, Nigerian Academy of Science and Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Venue: Trenchard Hall
Time: 4.00 pm


Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 (Virtual/Physical)
(i). 72nd Foundation Day, Admission to Higher Degrees (Doctorate) and Award of Honorary Degrees/Fellowship to the following eminent persons:
i. Gen. Theophilus Y.Danjuma, GCON (Rtd), Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt)
ii. Mr. John Coumantaros, Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt)
iii. Chief (Mrs.) Comfort Ayodele Idowu , Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc)
iv. Dr. Olayiwola Francis Fatona, Honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc)
Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan
Time: 10.00 am

Graduands are advised to be properly dressed, robed and seated not later than 8.30 a.m. on each day.

The assistance of Faculty Officers or Deputy Registrar/Secretary (The Postgraduate College) should be sought to ensure that the hood and cap are properly worn.

The tassel (cord) of the cap should be worn to the right.

Graduands are to enter International Conference Centre through the back gate. They shall move in a Procession at 8.15 a.m. into the Hall on each day.

See Also: UI Convocation Fee & Gown Collection Notice to 2020 Graduands