Wednesday 15 November 2017

43rd Convocation: UNIBEN to award over 9,000 degrees, 100 bag First Class

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) says no fewer than 9, 993 graduands would be awarded
various diplomas and degrees at her forthcoming 43rd convocation ceremony billed for Nov. 24.
The UNIBEN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, disclosed this on Tuesday in Benin while briefing newsmen on activities lined up for the convocation and the 47th Founders’ Day celebration.

Orumwense said that of the figure, 100 would be awarded first class, 1,843 second class upper and 4,607 second class lower degrees.

He said other classes of degrees to be awarded were 1,351 third class, 188 diplomas, two certificates, 527 unclassified and 152 postgraduate diplomas.

One of the graduands will receive an aegrotat degree, which, in some universities, is a medical certificate or a degree or credit awarded when illness has prevented a student from taking examinations, etc.

“A total of 1120 would be awarded masters’ degrees and 102 awarded doctorate degrees.

“The four-day event will include project inauguration, as well as conferment of honorary degrees on three distinguished personalities,’’ the vice-chancellor said.

The personalities to be conferred with honorary degrees, he said, included Prof. Grace Alele-Williams and Dr George Agbonlahor.

Orunmwense said that Prof Louis Ojogwu, a senior professor of the institution, would be conferred with the title of Professor Emeritus.

The vice-chancellor disclosed that the institution had taken giant strides from the period between the last convocation in 2016 till date.

He said the achievements were in the area of infrastructure development and renewal, adding that it also signed Memorandum of Understanding agreements with some companies in the area of academic research. 

Other Infos
Collection of Academic Gown for the 43rd Uniben Convocation/Founder’s Day Ceremonies

UNIBEN 43rd Convocation/Founder’s Day Ceremonies for the 2015/2016 Academic session

SOURCE: thenationonlineng


Anonymous said...

Convocation day is the dream day for everyone. The time to get the reward of your long time hard work. The union is one of the well-known institutes and pass out many graduates from this university every year. Always work hard to achieve your goals in life. Get site to get info about the 100 bag first class.

Anonymous said...

the graduands will get an aegrotat degree, Essay Champ which, in certain colleges, is a clinical declaration or a degree or credit granted when sickness has kept an understudy from taking assessments