5TH Convocation Ceremony Information to Graduands

Post on 06 June 2017

This is to inform the 2016/2017 Graduands of the Kwara State University that the 5th Convocation Ceremony for the award of First and Post Graduate Degrees and Presentation of Prizes will hold on Saturday, 10th June, 2017.
Details of the activities are as follows:
1.     Wednesday, 7th  June, 2017
VICE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS BRIEFING
Venue:  Council Chambers, Kwara State University, Malete
Time: 10:00 a.m.
2.    Thursday, 8th June, 2017
CONVOCATION   PLAY
Venue: Auditorium
Time: 3:00     p.m.
3.    Friday, 9th June, 2017
BOOK LAUNCH
Time: 3 p.m.
   4.   CONVOCATION LECTURE
Venue: Mini Convocation Arena
Time:    4:00 p.m.
     5.   Saturday, 10th  June, 2017
(a) Convocation for the award of Prizes, First and Post Graduate  Degrees for the Colleges of Agriculture, Education, Engineering and Technology, Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, Information and Communication Technology and Pure and Applied Sciences.
Venue: Mini Convocation Arena
Time:     9.00 a.m.
All guests are expected to be seated by 9.00 a.m.
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS
(i)    All prospective graduands for the 2016/2017 Academic Session are requested to check their names on the list to be displayed on the University Website: www.kwasu.edu.ng as soon as Senate approves the final year results.
(ii)    Each graduand shall be allowed a maximum of two (2) guests.  All University guests are expected to be seated under the provided tent outside the hall. The invitation cards will be issued as from Tuesday, 6th of June, 2017 when academic wears will be available for collection.
(iii)    All prospective Graduands are expected to pay the sum of N20, 000.00 (Twenty thousand naira) for the following items, irrespective of whether or not they attend the Convocation Ceremony:
(a)    Hiring of Academic Outfit;
(b)    Order of Proceedings;
(c)    Certificate of scroll;
(d)    Alumni fees.

(iv)    Top Up graduands are expected to pay the sum of N40, 000.00 (Forty thousand naira) for the following items, irrespective of whether or not they attend the Convocation Ceremony:
(a) Hiring of Academic Outfit;
(b) Order of Proceedings;
(c) Certificate of scroll;
(d) Alumni fees;
(e) Development fees.
                                    
(v)    Post Graduate graduands are expected to pay the sum of N50, 000.00 (Fifty thousand naira) for the following items, irrespective of whether or not they attend the Convocation Ceremony:
(a)    Hiring of Academic Outfit;
(b)    Order of Proceedings;
(c)    Certificate of scroll;
(d)    Alumni fees;
(e)    Development fees.
            
(vi)    Order of proceedings will be available for collection immediately after the Convocation Ceremony from College Officers on presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges and clearance certificate, while certificate scrolls will be collected with the academic gowns.
(vii)    Graduands are expected to attend a Rehearsal of the Academic Procession which will hold at 10.00 a.m. on Friday, 9th June, 2017 at the University Convocation Arena.
(viii)    It is compulsory for all Graduands, who will attend the Convocation Ceremony, to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic outfits.
(ix)    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.
(x)    Graduands are expected to be on the Campus by 7.00 a.m. on Saturday, 10th June, 2017 for the Procession which will start from the College of Agriculture/Education at 8.00 a.m. prompt.  Any graduand who comes late will not be allowed to enter the Convocation Arena.
(xi)    All hired gowns should be returned by the Graduands to their respective College Officers not later than Friday, 16th June, 2017.  Gowns returned undamaged after that date will attract a fine of Two hundred naira (N200.00) only per day. Damaged or lost gowns will attract a fine of N5,000.00.
(xii)    Graduands should visit the University’s website for details of mode of payment of Convocation charges.