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UNILAG 2016/17 Convocation Ceremony Programme of Event




Authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) cordially invite all the parents and guardians to the 2016/17 Convocation Ceremony Programme.


The University community, general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2016/2017 graduating students are hereby informed that the 2016/2017 Academic Session Convocation Ceremonies have been scheduled as follows

Wednesday, 14th February, 2018

Event : – Pre-Convocation Press Conference

Address by the Vice-Chancellor,
Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS

Time: – 10.00 a.m.

Venue: – Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos

Monday, 19th February, 2018
Opening of Exhibition
Event A:
Venue: – Senate Building Car Park
Time: – 12.00 noon.

Event B: Investiture of the Vice-Chancellor

Investiture of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS as the 12th Vice Chancellor of the University

Convocation Lecture Guest Lecturer: – His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode
Lecture Title:
– INCLUSION: The Path to a New Nation

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Chairman: – Professor Anya O. Anya, FAS, NNOM, OFR

Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium

Time: – 1.00 p.m

Event C: Chancellor’s Reception

Time: – 7.00 p.m.
Venue: – Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos,
– Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos


Date: – Tuesday, 20th February, 2018

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of:

Social Sciences 9.00 a.m.
Morning session

Environmental Sciences 1.00 p.m
Science Afternoon session

Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium,
University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos


Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – Open Field Sports Centre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.


Date: – Wednesday, 21st February, 2018

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Event A: – Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute:
Law 9.00 a.m.
Management Sciences

Basic Medical Sciences
Clinical Sciences
Dental Sciences 1.00 p.m
Distance Learning Institute (DLI)

Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka


Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – Tolu Odugbemi Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka


Date: – Thursday, 22nd February, 2018

Event A: – Congregation for the Award of
Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of the title of Distinguished Professors & Emeritus Professors.

Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium

Time: – 10.00 a.m. prompt


Time: – 6.00 p.m.
Venue: – J. F. Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title: – Akinwumi Isola’s Efunsetan Aniwura, directed by, Dr. Lekan Balogun

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Each graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and complete set of academic outfit made up of gown, hood, cap and scroll would be available for collection on presentation of receipt/teller for payment at the College/School/Faculty/Institute as appropriate, Convocation Brochure and Academic outfit are to be collected at the various locations earlier mentioned.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Ade Bello, FAEng, congratulates all graduating students on behalf of the entire University community. The students are hereby assured that certificates will be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

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