University of Calabar, UNICAL 30th Convocation Ceremony date and programme of events for 2017 have been released. All graduating students of the University of Calabar should take note of this date.
We hereby inform all graduands, parents/guardians and the general public that the University of Calabar, UNICAL will hold her 30th Convocation Ceremony commencing on Saturday March 11, 2017. Find below, the programme of events making up the UNICAL convocation ceremony.
UNICAL 30th Convocation Programme of Events – 2017
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Zana Itiunbe Akpagu, on behalf of the Senate, Staff and Students of the University of Calabar cordially invites the general public to the 30th Convocation Ceremony for the Conferment of First Degrees, Higher Degrees and award of Honorary Degrees as well as the award of Diplomas and Prizes to its graduands up to and including the 2015/2016 sessions as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 8th March, 2017
Event: Interdenominational Church Service
Venue: UNICAL International Conference Centre
Date: Thursday, 9th March, 2017
Event: Press Conference/Briefing by the Vice Chancellor
Venue: Council Chambers
Date: Friday, 10th March, 2017
Venue: Unical International Conference Centre
Guest Lecturer: High Chief Eugene Akeh Former Director General, NIMET
Topic: “ICT in the Service of Weather: The Nigerian Environment, Application and Research”
Event B: Convocation Command Performance and Cocktail
Venue: Chinue Achebe Arts Theatre
Title of play: “NIGERIANA” BY Arnold Udoka
CONVOCATION Date: Saturday, 11th March, 2017
Event A: Inspection/Commissioning of Projects
Event B: Convocation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Higher Degrees, Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Presentation of Prizes
Venue: Abraham Ordia Stadium
Time: 11:00am 2:00pm Endowment Fund Launching for the completion of Engineering Faculty and Construction of a new Medical Centre
Event C: Convocation Luncheon
Venue: UNICAL Hotel Conference Centre
The University of Calabar will honour three prominent Nigerians with honorary doctorate degrees at the forthcoming convocation. They are Alhaji Umaru Kwabo, MFR, Jarman Sokoto, Brig. Gen. Anthony Ukpo and Sir Daniel Chukwudozie.
Meanwhile, High Chief Eugene Akeh, former DG of NIMET will present the convocation lecture.