UNICAL Combined 35th & 36th Convocation Ceremony

UNICAL Combined 35th & 36th Convocation Ceremony

UNICAL announces its combined 35th & 36th Convocation Ceremony for 2019/2020 & 2020/2021 graduates. The week-long event features a variety of activities, awards, and presentations, celebrating academic excellence and achievements of the university's recent graduates.

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has officially announced its combined 35th and 36th Convocation Ceremony for graduates up to and including the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic sessions. The ceremony will be a week-long event packed with exciting activities for graduands, their families, and friends.

The program of activities kicks off on Monday, May 1st, 2023, with a press conference by the Vice Chancellor at the Council Chamber, followed by an Interdenominational Service and Research Fair and Exhibition on May 2nd.

The third day, May 3rd, will feature a Meeting of Convocation (Alumni), Staff Meritorious Service Award, and the continuation of the Research Fair and Exhibition, with prizes and closing ceremony.

On Thursday, May 4th, there will be an investiture of the 6th Chancellor of UNICAL, followed by a Convocation Lecture by Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, discussing the topic: “The Leadership and Followership Question in Nigeria: Imperative of Ethical Re-Orientation.” The day will conclude with a Command Performance at the Chinua Achebe New Art Theatre.

Friday, May 5th, will be dedicated to the awarding of first degrees and diplomas, as well as the induction into UNICAL Alumni. This event will take place at the Abraham Ordia Stadium.

The final day, May 6th, will feature the award of postgraduate and honorary degrees, investiture of emeritus professors, and induction into UNICAL Alumni at the Unical International Conference Centre.

Graduands are advised to obtain their academic gowns from the Faculty Officers upon presentation of evidence of payment. The gowns must be returned by May 12th, 2023, to avoid a fine of N1,000.00 per day.

UNICAL Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

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DayEventTime & VenueMonday, 1st May 2023 Press Conference by the Vice Chancellor 10.00 a.m. Council Chamber
Tuesday, 2nd May 2023 1st Event: Inter-Denominational Service 10.00 a.m. Unical Int’l Conference Centre
2nd Event: Research Fair and Exhibition 11.00 a.m. Tennis Court
Wednesday, 3rd May 2023 1st Event: Meeting of Convocation (Alumni) 9.00 a.m. Unical Int’l Conference Centre
2nd Event: Staff Meritorious Service Award 10.30 a.m. Unical Int’l Conference Centre
3rd Event: Research Fair and Exhibition (continues) 12.00 noon Tennis Court
Thursday, 4th May 2023 1st Event: Investiture of the 6th Chancellor of Unical 10.00 a.m. Unical Int’l Conference Centre
2nd Event: Convocation Lecture 12.00 noon Unical International Conference Centre
3rd Event: Command Performance 6.00 p.m. Chinua Achebe New Art Theatre
Friday, 5th May 2023 Award of First Degrees & Diplomas/Induction into Unical Alumni 10.00 a.m. Abraham Ordia Stadium
Saturday, 6th May 2023 Award of Postgraduate & Honorary Degrees, Investiture of Emeritus Prof/Induction into Unical Alumni 10.00 a.m. Unical Int’l Conference Centre

For more information, please visit the University of Calabar’s official website: http://www.unical.edu.ng.

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