This is to inform the 2018/2019 Graduands of the Kwara State University that the 7th Convocation Ceremonies for the award of First and Postgraduate Degrees and presentation of prizes will hold on Saturday June 8, 2019.
Details of the activities are as follows:
1. Monday June 3, 2019
(a) VICE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS BRIEFING
Venue: Council Chambers, Kwara State University, Malete
2. Thursday June 6, 2019
Venue: KWASU Auditorium
3. Friday June 7, 2019
Venue: KWASU Auditorium
4. Saturday June 8, 2019
(a) Convocation for First and Postgraduate degrees and Prizes for the College of Agriculture; Education; Engineering; Humanities, Management and Social Sciences; Information and Communication Technology; and, Pure and Applied Sciences.
(b) Award/Conferment of Honourary Doctorate Degree(s).
Venue: KWASU Indoor Sports Arena
All Guests are expected to be seated by 9.00a.m.
BRIEF FOR GRADUANDS
(i) All prospective graduands for the 2018/2019 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. Invitation cards will be issued as from Thursday June 6, 2019 when academic gowns will be available for collection.
(iii) All prospective graduands are expected to pay the followings fees:
• Undergraduate -N25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) only for the following items, irrespective of whether or not they attend the Convocation Ceremony:
(a) Hiring of Academic Gown;
(b) Order of Proceedings;
(c) Certificate Scroll;
(d) Alumni fees
(e) Certificate e.t.c.
• Postgraduate -N50, 000.00 (Fifty Thousand Naira) only.
(iv) Order of Proceedings and Certificate scrolls 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.
(v) Graduands are expected to attend a rehearsal of the Academic Procession which will hold at 4.00p.m on Friday June 7, 2019 at the University Convocation Arena.
(vi) It is compulsory for all graduands, who will attend the Convocation Ceremony, to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic gown. Any Graduand without academic gown will not be allowed entry into the Indoor Sports Arena.
(vii) 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.
(viii) Graduands are expected to be on the Campus by 7.00a.m. on Saturday June 8, 2019 for the Procession which will start from the Administration Building at 8.00am prompt. Any graduand who comes late will not be allowed to enter the Indoor Sports Arena.
(ix) All hired gowns should be returned by the graduands to their respective College Officers not later than Friday June 14, 2019. Gowns returned after that date will attract a fine of Five Hundred naira (N500.00) only per day.
(x) Graduands should visit the University’s website for details of mode of payment of Convocation charges.