FUTA 28th Convocation Ceremony Schedule of Events

FUTA 28th Convocation Ceremony Schedule of Events

This is to inform the 2015/2016 Graduands of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) that the 28th Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the award of Certificates, Diplomas and Sub-Degrees, First Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters’ Degrees, Doctorate Degrees, Conferment of Honorary Degrees and Presentation of Prizes, will take place from FRIDAY, 10TH to SATURDAY, 18TH MARCH, 2017 with the following highlights:


Friday, 10th March, 2017               Press Briefing    T.I Francis Auditorium    10.00 a.m.

Jumat Service    FUTA Central Mosque, Obanla   2. 00 p.m

Saturday, 11th March, 2017         Students’/Graduands’ Variety Night       University’s Sports Complex       6.00 p.m

Sunday, 12th March, 2017            Interdenominational Service      2,500 Capacity University Auditorium      3.00 p.m

Monday, 13th March, 2017          Excellence and Productivity Award Night              Multipurpose Hall            5.00 p.m

Tuesday, 14th March, 2017          Novelty Football Match University’s Sports Complex       3.00 p.m

Wed. 15th March, 2017 Career Talk         T. I. Francis Auditorium  10.00 a.m

Thurs. 16th March, 2017                Alumni Meeting               T. I. Francis Auditorium  10.00 a.m

Convocation Meeting    T. I. Francis Auditorium  12.00 Noon

Alumni Lecture Multipurpose Hall            4.00 pm

Alumni Dinner   T. I. Francis Auditorium  6.00 pm

Friday, 17th March, 2017               Commissioning of Project            Project Sites       9.00 a.m

Convocation Lecture      The University Main Auditorium               3.00 p.m

Saturday, 18th March, 2017         Commissioning of Projects          Project Sites       9.00 a.m

Award of Certificates, Diplomas and Sub-Degrees, Award of First Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s Degrees, Doctorate Degrees and Conferment of Honorary Degrees.       The University Main Auditorium               10.00 a.m

Convocation Luncheon  Vice-Chancellor’s Lodge                Immediately after Convocation


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 should liaise with appropriate officials of their schools for invitation cards, details of the ceremonies and other related instructions.




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