Check: NOUN 5th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

nounWe are glad to inform the general public, parents and guardians that the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) announced the 5th convocation ceremony programme of events.

The management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is using this medium to invites the Public, Parents, Guardians and especially the graduation students to the 5th Convocation Ceremonies of the Institution which will hold between Friday, 15th and Saturday, 16th January, 2016.

NOUN 5th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

Friday, 15th January, 2016

Convocation Lecture by: Professor Nuhu Omeiza Yaqub, Vice-Chancellor, Sokoto State University Sokoto
Theme: “Open and Distance Education and Socio-Economic Development”
Chairman: Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro,  Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND)

Venue: University Village,
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone,
Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway,
Jabi, Abuja, FCT.

Time: 10.00 a.m.

Saturday, 16th January, 2016

(i) Investiture of the Chancellor
(ii) Awards of Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Masters, Honorary Degree and Award of Prizes.

Venue: University Village,
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),
Plot 91, Cadastral Zone,
Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway,
Jabi, Abuja, FCT.

Time: 10.00 a.m.

General Information to NOUN Graduands

The authorities of the university NOUN released some important information to all graduands.

Information To Graduands

(1)    All those who have completed their programmes and have been cleared for convocation are to sign for and receive academic gowns and guest invitation cards from their respective Study Centres with effect from Tuesday, 5th January, 2016. The accompanying hoods are to be collected from the NOUN Study Centre, Dutse-Alhaji Junction Kubwa Expressway, Abuja from 10.00 a.m. on Monday, 11th January, 2016.

  1. The receipt of the payment of a fee of Fifteen Thousand (N15,000.00) for the use of Academic gowns. This is payable at their respective Study Centres.
  2. an evidence of payment of Alumni fees of Five Thousand (N5,000.00) which is payable at any branch of Zenith Bank Plc.; Account No. 1014150406
  3. A duly completed and authenticated clearance form issued at the Study Centre.

The sum of Five Thousand (₦5,000.00) Naira will be refunded on the return of the Academic gowns and hoods to the respective points of collection.

Please note that both items must be returned not later than Tuesday, 19th January, 2016 from 9.00 a.m. Failure to return the gowns and hoods by the prescribed date shall attract a fine of ₦1, 000.00 per day.

(2)      Graduands are requested to assemble at designated location(s) at the National Theatre on 16th of January, 2016 between 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.  They must be fully robed and on a queue according to their Schools.


(3)  Commercial Photographers/Video Operators are requested to register to obtain clearance for operation. They are to register at the following locations between 9.00a.m. and 3.00p.m. from Monday, 11th January, 2016.

Lagos: NOUN Headquarters
(Bursary Department)
14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way
Victoria Island, Lagos.

Abuja: NOUN Planning Office
No. 5 Dar-E-Salaam,
Off Amino Kano Crescent,
Wuse II, Abuja.

(4)     All Graduating Students must wear the prescribed academic gowns. The Security officers will strictly enforce the “No gown No entry” policy

  1. All Graduating Students must wear the prescribed academic gowns. The Security Officers will strictly enforce the “No gown, No entry” policy
  2. No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the arena. Graduands are advised, without exception, to comply with this information.
  3. To access the Convocation Arena, each graduand is required to present a tally which bears his/her School name and a number. The tally will be distributed at the entrance on a “first-come- first-served” basis. It is a breach of Security to find a graduand seated in the Arena without a tally assigned to him/her.
  4. All guests of the University (properly identified with their Invitation cards) are to be seated not later than 9.30 a.m.
  5. Three (3) parking lots have been provided for use at the Convocation Venue. Guests are to park their cars in areas indicated in their Invitation Cards.


We congratulate all graduands and wish them journey mercies to and from their destinations.


MyEduGist Team

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