UNIUYO 26th, 27th, And 28th Combined Convocation


How does the esteemed University of Uyo plan to celebrate its forthcoming 26th, 27th, and 28th convocation ceremonies? What groundbreaking topics will ignite thought during the convocation lecture? Are there any innovative projects set to be commissioned? Discover the enthralling schedule of events that promises academic excellence and inspiring moments!

University of Uyo (UNIUYO) Convocation Ceremony

The Senate of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO) takes immense pleasure in informing all its graduating students, as well as their parents, guardians and the wider public, about the upcoming 26th, 27th, and 28th combined Convocation Ceremony. This monumental event will celebrate the academic achievements of students across various sessions—2017/2018, 2018/2019, and 2019/2020. Here are all the essential details you need to know about this significant occasion.

📅 Dates From Tuesday, November 7, 2023, to Saturday, November 11, 2023
🎓 Graduands Honorary Degrees, Higher Degrees, First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates
💰 Fees (Early Payment) N15,000 for First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates; N20,000 for Postgraduates
💰 Fees (Late Payment) Additional charges apply for payments made after October 6, 2023
🎓 Ph.D. Fees N100,000 for gown and cap
🎟️ Invitation Collection From Faculty Officers/Secretary, Postgraduate School
👩‍🎓 Alumni Fee N3,000 Alumni Association fee
🌐 Online Confirmation List of graduands available on the University website

Event Schedule

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Alumni Home-Coming/Fund Raising

  • Time: 2:00pm

One of the opening events of the convocation week is the Alumni Home-Coming, a fantastic opportunity for past students to reunite and reminisce about their time at the University of Uyo. This occasion also incorporates a fundraising initiative, aimed at contributing to the university’s continuous growth and development.

Wednesday, November 08, 2023

(A) Convocation Lecture

  • Theme: University Education in Times of National Economic Crisis
  • Lecturer: Prof. Philip Uso Afaha, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), University of Abuja.
  • Venue: 1000 Seater-Capacity TETFund Auditorium, Main Campus.
  • Time: 2:00pm

The convocation lecture will delve into the challenges and opportunities facing university education amidst national economic upheavals. Prof. Philip Uso Afaha, a renowned academician and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Abuja, will spearhead the discourse, shedding light on the pressing issue.

(B) Convocation Play

  • Venue: 600 Seater-Capacity Auditorium, Main Campus.
  • Time: 5:00pm

The arts have always been an integral part of university life. Attendees are in for a treat as talented students and alumni present a convocation play, likely highlighting the university’s rich history and its aspirations.

Thursday, November 09, 2023

Conferment of First Degrees, Award of Diplomas, Certificates & Presentation of Academic Prizes

  • Venue: 1000 Seater-Capacity TETFund Auditorium, Main Campus.
  • Time: 9:00am

A pivotal moment in any student’s life, the conferment of degrees is a recognition of years of hard work, dedication, and academic excellence. Alongside this, deserving students will be presented with diplomas, certificates, and academic prizes, further celebrating their outstanding achievements.

Friday, November 10, 2023

Conferment of Post-Graduate Diplomas and Masters Degrees

  • Venue: 1000 Seater-Capacity TETFund Auditorium, Main Campus.
  • Time: 9:00am

Postgraduate students, having further honed their academic prowess and research skills, will be awarded their well-deserved Post-Graduate Diplomas and Master’s Degrees. It’s a momentous occasion that marks a significant milestone in their academic journey.

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Commissioning of Projects

  • Time: 8:00am

The University of Uyo continues to grow and expand, and this event marks the official commissioning of new projects, symbolizing the institution’s commitment to providing top-notch facilities for its students and staff.

Conferment of Doctorate and Honorary Degrees & Installation of Emeritus Professor

  • Venue: 1000 Seater-Capacity TETFund Auditorium, Main Campus.
  • Time: 10:00am

The highest academic accolade, the Doctorate degree, will be conferred to scholars who have made significant contributions to their fields. Additionally, honorary degrees will be

Financial Obligations for Graduands

First Degree, Diploma and Certificate Graduands

First Degree, Diploma and Certificate students are expected to pay a fee of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) if the payment is made between September and October 6, 2023. However, any payments received from October 9, 2023, onwards will incur a fee of N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira).

Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma Graduands

For Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma students, the fee is N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) if paid between September and October 6, 2023. Those who pay from October 9, 2023, will need to pay N25,000.00 (Twenty-five Thousand Naira).

Ph.D. Graduands

Ph.D. Graduands are expected to pay N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira), which covers the cost of the academic gown and cap.

Collection of Academic Gowns and Guest Invitations

Each graduating student is to collect his or her academic gown and a guest invitation card from the respective Faculty Officers or the Secretary of the Postgraduate School.

Alumni Association Fee

It’s pertinent to note that graduands who haven’t yet paid the Alumni Association fee of N3,000.00 (Three Thousand Naira) are advised to do so promptly.

List of Graduands

The University will publish the list of all graduands on its official website: www.uniuyo.edu.ng for verification.

How to Make Payments

Mode of Payment: All requisite payments should be made online via the university’s e-portal uniuyo.edu.ng/eportals. Once there, select the ebursaryCollect Link and follow the provided instructions. Upon completion, you’ll be redirected to complete the payment via the Remita platform.

Further Inquiries

For any further queries or clarifications, you are encouraged to contact the University at registrar@uniuyo.edu.ng.


The upcoming combined Convocation Ceremony marks a significant milestone in the academic journey of many students. It is not just a day to celebrate educational accomplishments but also a day to look forward to future endeavours. We congratulate all graduands and look forward to celebrating this momentous occasion with you.

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