LASU Convocation Ceremony Schedule of Events is Out.
The Lagos State University (LASU) invites all Graduands, Parents/ Guardians, University Community and the General Public to the 22nd Convocation Ceremonies to hold on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018 at the University Auditorium Complex, Ojo.
The activities of the 22nd Convocation Ceremonies which is the crux for today’s gathering i.e. Press Briefing is as states below:
Day One – Thursday, 17th May, 2018
Convocation Cup Competition for Staff
Day Two- Friday, 18th May, 2018
Venue: University Mosque, Ojo,
Day Three – Sunday, 20th May, 2018
Special Thanksgiving Service
Venue: University Chapel (Chapel of Light), Ojo, Lagos
Time: 10:00am prompt
Day Four – Monday, 21st May, 2018
Coconut Breaking Festival
Venue: Badagry Gate Entrance,
Time: 9:30am prompt
Command Performance by the Department of Theatre Arts and Music
Convocation Play: –
Day Five – Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018
Convocation Lecture Topic: Role of Education in Promoting Social Cohesion and Peace: Opportunities and Challenges for Nigeria”
Convocation Lecturer: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary National Universities Commission.
Chairman of the Day: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo
Day Six – Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018
Award of First Degrees and Diplomas in all Faculties and Induction of Alumni
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo
DAY 7- Thursday, 24th May, 2018
Award of Higher And Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Conferment of Rank of Distinguished Professor
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo.
Ahead of the Convocation Ceremony of Lagos State University (LASU), the management of the university has directed all Graduands to pay the sum of Ten Thousand Naira [N 10,000.00] only, into designated bank below:
Bank: Sterling Bank Pl.c
Account Number: 0006594081
Account Name: LASU
Third Party Invitation cards, Notice and Convocation Package will thereafter be issued on the presentation of receipt of payment.
Note: A refundable fee of Two Thousand Naira (N2,000) only will be made to graduands on return of the Academic Gown.
Academic Gown should be returned immediately, after the Ceremony OR latest by Monday, 28th May, 2018, after which the refundable fee of Two Thousand Naira [N2,000:00] only, will be paid to graduands at the Bursary on the presentation of clearance, obtained at the Faculties;
Any graduand who holds on to the academic attire beyond “Monday, 28th May, 2018”, will be liable to a fine of Five Hundred Naira [N500:00] only, for each day of default.
Also, any graduand who loses OR damages the academic attire would pay a sum of Ten Thousand, Three Hundred Naira [N10,300;00] only as replacement fee.
Postgraduate Graduands [Ph.D Only) are required to pay a sum of Thirty- Five Thousand(N35,000:00) Naira only, into the above account number for procuring the University Academic Gown.
First degree graduands are to move the tassels of their caps from right to left at a point during the ceremony, when the Vice Chancellor declares; “I admit you all”. This signifies their admission into the body of Graduates of Lagos State University (LASU).
Higher degree recipients should put on their caps, with the tassels placed at the left hand side, since they already have their first degrees.
ALL graduands should seek the assistance of Faculty Officers to ensure that the hood and cap are properly worn, with the tassels (cords) of the cap positioned to the right.
Female graduands are expected to show courtesy when they shake hands with the Vice-Chancellor, while male graduands bow, but should NOT remove their caps.
Parents /Guardians and Invited Guests are advised to be seated NOT later than 9.00 a.m. on each day.
(Graduands Should please read the following carefully)
Graduands are to Join the Convocation Procession by 9.30a.m. Graduands in each Faculty are expected to be seated in the sections provided for them in the University Auditorium Complex.
The Convocation package comprising:
– Convocation brochure (I copy each)
– Academic Gown; AND
– Leather Certificate Folder
will be given to graduands by their “respective Faculty Officers OR Secretary to the Postgraduate School, for Higher Degrees as the case may be:
Unauthorized movements and taking of photographs will not be allowed during the Convocation Ceremonies.
Graduands are therefore advised in their own interest to complete such activity before coming into the University Auditorium OR wait till after the ceremony.
Any graduand who leaves his/her seat while the ceremony is on will NOT be allowed to return to the Auditorium.
This is to ensure Orderliness during the Convocation Ceremonies. Graduands and invited Guests under the canopy outside the Auditorium are requested to be orderly and rise to their feet as the Academic Procession enters AND leaves the Convocation venue.
Graduands should be properly robed; and are also advised to conform to the colour prescribed for their Faculties.
All graduands are required to immediately commence and complete the process of their clearance in their respective College/Schools/Faculties before the ceremony, in order to facilitate the collection of their degree certificates on the day of Convocation.
The Vice Chancellor congratulates all Honorary Doctorate Degree Awardees, Distinguished Professor, Graduands, Parents/Guardians, Stakeholders and the entire University Community on the occasion of the 22nd Convocation Ceremony of the University.