This notice is to inform the 2014/2015 Grandaunts of the Kwara State University that the 3rdConvocation Ceremony for the award of First Degrees and presentation of prizes will hold on Saturday, 6th June, 2015.
Details of the activities are as follows:
1. Tuesday, 2nd June, 2015
VICE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS BRIEFING
Venue: Council Chamber, Kwara State University, Malete
2. Friday, 5th June, 2015
Venue: KWASU Auditorium
3. Saturday, 6th June, 2015
(a) CONVOCATION LECTURE
Convocation Lecturer: Professor Wole Soyinka
Venue: Convocation Arena
(b) Convocation for the award of prizes and First degrees for the Colleges of Agriculture; Education; Humanities, Management and Social Sciences; Information and Communication Technology; and Pure and Applied Sciences.
Venue: Convocation Arena
All Guests are expected to be seated by 9.00am
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS
(i) All prospective graduands for the 2014/2015 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. The invitation cards will be issued as from Tuesday, 2nd June, 2015 when academic outfits will be available for collection.
(iii) All prospective Graduands are expected to pay the sum of N18, 500.00 (Eighteen thousand five hundred naira inclusive of the N5,000 refundable deposit) 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 scroll;
(d) Alumni fees e.t.c.
(iv) A refundable caution deposit of N5, 000.00 (Five Thousand Naira) will also be paid for the hired Academic gown.
(v) Order of Proceedings and invitation cards (2 copies)will be available for collection on Friday prior to the Convocation day from College Officers on presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges and clearance certificate.
(vi) Graduands are expected to attend a Convocation Rehearsal which will hold at 4.00pm on Friday, 5th June, 2015 at the Uiversity Convocation Arena.
(vii) It is compulsory for all Graduands, who will attend the Convocation Ceremony, to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic outfits.
(viii) 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 are expected to be on the Campus by 7.00a.m. on Saturday, 6th June, 2015 for the Procession which will start from the Administrative Building at 8.00am prompt. Any graduand who comes late will not be allowed to enter the Convocation Arena.
(x) All hired gowns should be returned by the Graduands to their respective College Officers not later than Friday, 12th June,2015. Gowns returned after that date will attract a fine of Two hundred naira (N200.00) only per day.
(xi) Graduands should visit the University’s website for details of mode of payment of Convocation charges.