FUTA Notice to Graduands on 33rd Convocation Ceremony


Preparing for the Federal University of Technology, Akure’s 33rd Convocation Ceremony? What are the requirements for graduands? With the event looming, FUTA’s authorities have released pivotal information for its graduands. From gown protocols to procession details, everything has been meticulously outlined. But what are these specific guidelines?

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), a leading institution of academic excellence in Nigeria, has released pivotal details concerning its forthcoming 33rd Convocation Ceremony. As anticipation mounts, this guide is crafted to elucidate vital protocols and requirements for the proud graduands.

🎓 Gown Collection On a first-come-first-serve basis after fee payment
📜 Mandatory Items Specially designed scrolls & Order of Proceedings
🎓 PhD Students Purchase gowns via the School of Postgraduate Studies
⏰ Robing Time 8.00am at Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium,FUTA car park
🚶 Procession Start 8.30am
🚫 Dress Code Fully robed; non-compliance will restrict participation in the procession
📖 Further Info Check official FUTA website for details on fees, cards, and ceremony instructions
🚫 Venue Etiquette No entries or exits during the ceremony

For a more extensive look into the Convocation programme, one can refer to the OFFICIAL CONVOCATION CEREMONIAL SCHEDULE

Critical Information for FUTA Graduands

Mandatory Academic Attire

It’s imperative for graduands to understand that participation in the academic procession requires full academic attire. This means:

  • Academic Gowns: These will be available to graduands on a first-come-first-serve basis after the appropriate fees have been paid.
  • Special Scrolls & Order of Proceedings: Graduands are to purchase these. Notably, the Order of Proceedings includes the names of all graduating students.
  • Ph.D. Graduands: All Ph.D. students are required to acquire their academic gowns directly through the School of Postgraduate Studies.
FUTA Notice to Graduands on 33rd Convocation Ceremony

Logistics and Protocol for the Day

Timing is crucial. The processional march is a distinguished tradition, and thus, the following timings and regulations have been set:

  • Robing Time: All students must assemble for robing by 8.00 a.m. sharp at the car park of the Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA.
  • Procession Start Time: The grand procession for graduands commences promptly at 8.30 a.m.
  • Robing Regulations: Only fully robed graduands will be granted permission to join the procession. Moreover, latecomers will not be accommodated, and joining the procession midway is strictly prohibited.
  • Ceremony Protocol: Throughout the ceremony, it’s mandatory for graduands to remain within the venue. Exiting and re-entering will not be permitted.

Additional Instructions & Guidance

For a smooth and memorable convocation experience:

  • Graduands are advised to coordinate with the officials of their respective schools. They’ll provide comprehensive information concerning fee schedules, payment methods, invitation cards, ceremony particulars, and other pivotal instructions.
  • For further details and any updates, it’s wise to consistently check FUTA’s official website.

In Conclusion, this monumental event celebrates years of hard work, dedication, and academic achievement. As FUTA stands poised to celebrate its latest cohort of brilliant minds, this guide ensures that graduands have all the information they need for a memorable convocation. Here’s to the future, filled with promise and potential!

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