OOU 25th/26th Conovcation Schedule Of Events And Notice To Graduands

The Vice-Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-lwoye, Professor Saburi Adejimi Adesanya, on behalf of Senate, Staff and Students invites the general public to the 25th/26th Convocation Ceremonies for the award of Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, First Degree, Diploma and Certificates. The Ceremonies are scheduled for Monday, 23rd to Tuesday, 31st January, 2017.


Monday, 23rd — Wednesday 25th January, 2016 
Agric Show @Open Field Opposite ICT Building, Main Campus.
10.00am daily

Friday 27th January, 2017 
Convocation and Award of Prizes – 10.00a.m.
Faculty of Law 
Faculty of Pharmacy 
Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences 
College of Health Sciences 
Faculty of Education 
Jumat Service 1.00p.m. 

Saturday, 28th January, 2017 
Convocation and Award of Prizes – 12noon
Faculty of Science 
College of Engineering & Environmental Sciences 
College of Agricultural Sciences 
Faculty of Arts 

Sunday, 29th January, 2017 
Convocation Service (Chapel of Abundant Life) 10.00a.m. 

Monday, 30th January, 2017 
Marathon Race 
Commissioning of OOUWA Creche by Dr. (Mrs.) Olufunmilayo Agbato 
Commissioning of 00U Radio Station by Sir Kesington Adebutu 
Commissioning of Language Laboratory 
Commissioning of the new Faculty of Science Building Phase 2 by the Executive Secretary, TETFund 
Convocation Play: “Kiriji War” — Wale Ogunyemi 3.00pm 

Tuesday, 31st January, 2017 
Convocation Lecture – 10.00a.m.
“Research, Funding and National Development: 
The Role of Tertiary Institutions” 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Abdullahi B. Baffa (Executive Secretary TETFund) 

Faculty of Social & Management Sciences 
Award of Postgraduate Degrees 

On the collection of academic gowns by graduands, (B.Sc, MSc./PGD) they will pay a sum of thirty-six thousand Naira (N36,000.00) for academic gowns, Convocation Brochures and Scrolls through POS in any of the Bursary Departments of the University Campuses (Ibogun, Ayetoro, Ikenne and Main Campus) and the refund of six thousand Naira (N6,000.00) will be given them on return of the Academic Gowns.

Similarly, Ph.D graduands will pay sixty‐five thousand Naira (N65,000.00) from which twenty‐five thousand Naira (N25,000.00) is refundable while those intending to keep ;their academic gowns will pay sixty thousand Naira (N60,000.00) non‐refundable fees. 

Meanwhile, the University has directed all College Secretaries/Faculty Officers to commence issuance of Academic Gowns to Graduands from Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 in respective College/Faculties while graduands from Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Engineering and Agricultural Sciences are to collect theirs at the Directorate of Students Affairs. 

However, the return of all academic gowns in good condition by all graduands must be complied with by Friday, 17th February, 2017 to enable them merit the refundable deposit of six thousand Naira (N6,000.00) to be credited to graduands’ various Bank Accounts. 

The University warns that any graduand who fails to comply with the condition above within the stipulated deadline will have to pay a penalty fee of six thousand Naira (N6,000.00) per week. 
The University strongly advised all expected guests to be seated by 9.00am on the Convocation days.

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