FUTO Convocation 2023: Honouring Academic Achievement with 120 First Classes

As the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) gears up for its 35th convocation, a remarkable 5091 graduands are set to be honoured. How significant is this convocation with 120 First Class graduates being celebrated? What does this signify for FUTO’s commitment to academic excellence, and what achievements have underpinned this landmark event?”

FUTO to Award 5091 Graduands, 120 First Class

As the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) gears up for its 35th convocation ceremony on the 2nd of December, 2023, a palpable excitement is in the air. This event is poised to be a landmark occasion, marking the culmination of years of hard work for 5091 graduating students.

🎓 Convocation Date Set for December 2, 2023, marking the 35th event.
🏆 First Class Honouring 120 students with top honours.
🎓 Total Graduands Celebrating the journey of 5091 graduands.
📚 Higher Degrees Conferring 104 PhDs, 401 MSc, and other postgraduate degrees.
💬 VC’s Remarks Prof. Nnenna Oti commends the hard work and character of graduands.
📈 University Strides Highlighting FUTO’s advancements in infrastructure and ICT.
🏅 Accolades Received Acknowledging awards and recognition received by FUTO.
🤝 Event Attendees Attended by university officials, staff unions, and press representatives.

Honouring Academic Achievement

The convocation stands as a testament to the students’ relentless pursuit of academic excellence. With 120 graduating with first-class honours, this year’s ceremony not only celebrates individual achievements but also the university’s unwavering commitment to fostering an environment where excellence thrives.

A Glance at the Graduating Figures

Distinction in Numbers:

  • 120 students with First-Class Honours
  • 57 students with First Class
  • 1086 with Second Class Upper Division
  • 2477 with Second Class Lower Division
  • 245 with Third Class Honours

The upcoming 2021/2022 set will see 63 First-Class, 591 Second Class Upper, 544 Second Class Lower, and 28 Third Class graduates.

Postgraduate Success

Advancing Postgraduate Education:

In addition to undergraduate degrees, FUTO is set to award:

  • 104 PhDs
  • 401 MSc
  • MEng, MPH, M.Tech, MBA
  • 139 PGD

These numbers reflect the institution’s dedication to advancing knowledge across a spectrum of disciplines.

Leadership’s Commendation

Vice Chancellor’s Address:

Prof. Nnenna Oti, the Vice-Chancellor, in her press briefing, expressed profound congratulations to the graduates. She stressed the significance of hard work, character, and learning, and how these qualities translate into future successes.

FUTO’s Strides in Education

Over the past 30 months, Prof. Oti highlighted the university’s significant advancements in physical infrastructure, electricity supply, and ICT expansion. The acquisition of accolades and awards further underscores FUTO’s dedication to being a beacon of educational excellence.

The Convocation’s Reverberation

The briefing saw attendance from esteemed university officials and representatives of the press, all converging to celebrate this momentous event.

The Path Forward

As you read about FUTO’s convocation, it’s clear that the institution is not just awarding degrees; it’s celebrating a culture of excellence. It’s a momentous occasion where academic rigour and innovation meet, solidifying FUTO’s role in shaping the next generation of skilled professionals ready to contribute meaningfully to society.

Stay tuned for this grand celebration of academic excellence and the commencement of a new chapter for the graduates. It’s not just a ceremony; it’s the dawning of new horizons in the realm of technology and innovation.

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