NOTIFICATION OF THE 33RD CONVOCATION CEREMONY
The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, FUTA, Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji, FAS, on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and Students of the University hereby notifies parents, guardians, graduating students and the general public of the 33rd Convocation Ceremony holding between Friday, 10th and Saturday, 18th November, 2023 as scheduled below:
PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES FOR THE 33RD CONVOCATION CEREMONY
Friday, 10th November, 2023
T. I. Francis Auditorium @10.00 a.m.
FUTA Central Mosque, Obanla @2. 00 p.m.
Sunday, 12th November, 2023
Saint Albert Catholic Church, Obanla @ 10.00 a.m.
Monday, 13th November, 2023
Excellence and Productivity Award Ceremony
Babatunde Afen Adebayo Multipurpose Hall @3.00 p.m.
Tuesday, 14th November, 2023
Exhibition Ground adjacent Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium @9a.m
T.I. Francis [email protected] a.m.
Novelty Football Match
University Sports Complex @2.00 p.m.
Wednesday, 15th November, 2023
T.I Francis Auditorium @11.00 a.m.
Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA @ 2.00 p.m.
Babatunde Afen Adebayo Multipurpose Hall @ 5.00 p.m.
Thursday, 16 November, 2023
T.I Francis Auditorium @10.00 a.m.
Title: Knowledge and Research: The Foundation of Prosperous Economy
Guest Lecturer: Dr Bosun Tijani, Hon Minister Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy
Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, [email protected] p.m.
Students’ Variety Show
University Sports Complex @4.00 p.m.
Friday, 17 November, 2023
Commissioning of Projects
Project Sites @ 8.00 a.m.
Award of Certificates, Diplomas and First
Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA @10.00 a.m.
Saturday, 18 November, 2023
Commissioning of Projects
Project Sites @8.00 a.m.
Award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters Degrees and Doctorate Degrees
Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA @10.00 a. m.
Vice Chancellor’s Lodge, immediately after Convocation
Parents and Guardians and members of the public will not be allowed into the Auditorium. A Special Area, where the live proceedings can be followed has been designated for Parents, Guardians and friends of Graduating Students; and they will be allowed into the Area on the Presentation of Invitation Cards.
Only Officials with appropriate tags and persons with invitation cards will be allowed into events venues.
Vehicles with appropriate tags should be parked at designated areas while there will be restriction of vehicles without tags within the Campus.
NOTICE TO GRADUATING STUDENTS
It is mandatory for graduating students to participate in the academic procession fully dressed in approved academic gowns. Academic gowns are limited and will be given out to graduating students on first come first serve basis after the payment of appropriate fees.
Graduating students are expected to pay for specially designed scrolls and a copy of the Order of Proceedings containing the names of all graduating students.
All Ph.D. graduating students are to purchase the designated academic gowns through the School of Postgraduate Studies.
All students must be at the robing venue by 8.00am at the car park of the Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA
Procession for graduating students Starts at 8.30am.
Graduating Students who are not fully robed will not be allowed to take part in the procession.
Graduating Students will not be allowed to join the procession midway.
During the Ceremony, graduating students will NOT be allowed in and out of the Venue.
Graduating students should liaise with appropriate Officials of their Schools for Schedule of Fees and method of payment, invitation cards, details of the ceremonies and other related instructions. They are also enjoined to visit www.futa.edu.ng for additional details.
Charles Olusegun Adeleye