RSU Convocation 2023: Honouring Graduates & Scholars | Save the Date!

Are you ready to don your cap and gown for the 35th RSU Convocation, a momentous celebration of academic achievements at Rivers State University? With a week packed with events from cultural displays to the prestigious conferment of degrees, have you pencilled in the dates from the 10th to the 16th of December 2023?

Rivers State University (RSU) 35th Convocation Ceremony

Rivers State University (RSU) cordially invites the university community and the public to its 35th Convocation Ceremony, a landmark event celebrating academic achievements and the conferment of various degrees. This much-anticipated event is a testament to the hard work and resilience of both students and faculty.

University 🏫 Rivers State University (RSU)
Event 🎉 35th Convocation Ceremony
Start Date 🗓️ Sunday, 10th December 2023
End Date 🗓️ Saturday, 16th December 2023
Highlights ✨ Church Service, Cultural Display, Awards, Lectures
Keynote 🗣️ Lecture by Mr. Donald Duke
Degrees Awarded 🏆 Bachelor’s, Emeritus Professors, Higher Degrees
Venue đź“Ť RSU Convocation Arena and other designated areas

Detailed Programme of the RSU Convocation

Sunday, 10th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: An Interdenominational Church Thanksgiving Service at the Chapel of Redemption, RSU, Port Harcourt.

Monday, 11th December 2023

  • 9:00 AM: Press Briefing in the Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room, Dr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Senate Building.
  • 10:00 AM: Collection of gowns, brochures, and scrolls at the designated Faculties/Departments.

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: Continuation of gown collection and preparations for the convocation at Faculties/Departments.
  • 10:00 AM: Exhibition at the RSU Amphitheatre, showcasing academic and cultural displays.
  • 1:00 PM: Cultural Display also at the Amphitheatre, representing the diverse heritage of our community.

Wednesday, 13th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: Further collection of academic regalia at Faculties/Departments.
  • 3:00 PM: A Novelty Football Match at the field opposite the Convocation Arena, a display of sportsmanship and camaraderie.
  • 5:00 PM: Graduands’ Night at the Convocation Arena, a celebration of the graduating class’s journey and achievements.

Thursday, 14th December 2023

  • 12:00 Noon: The 35th Convocation Lecture, an intellectual feast, will be delivered by Mr. Donald Duke, former Governor of Cross Rivers State, in the Senate Chambers, RSU.
  • 5:30 PM: A cocktail event at the Vice-Chancellor’s Lodge, an occasion for relaxation and networking.

Friday, 15th December 2023

  • 9:30 AM: Award of Bachelor’s Degrees at the Convocation Arena, a momentous occasion for undergraduates.

Saturday, 16th December 2023

  • 9:30 AM: Conferment of Emeritus Professors and Higher Degrees at the Convocation Arena, honouring distinguished careers and academic excellence.

Your Participation

Your presence at the RSU Convocation is not only a celebration of academic excellence but also an affirmation of your support for the graduates and the institution. These events reflect the university’s commitment to fostering an environment of learning, growth, and community engagement.

For more details on the convocation events and updates, please visit Rivers State University’s official website.

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