This is to inform the general public and Graduands of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA that the 31st Convocation Ceremony has been scheduled to commence from Friday 13th to Saturday 21st December, 2019.
The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, FUTA Professor Joseph Adeola Fuwape, fnas, ffps, on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and Students of the University hereby notifies parents, guardians, graduating students and the general public of the 31st Convocation Ceremony holding between Friday 13th and Saturday 21st December, 2019 as scheduled in the attached programme of activities
Parents, Guardians and members of the public will not be allowed into the Auditorium. A Special Area, where they can follow live proceedings of the ceremony via multimedia platforms, has been designated for Parents, Guardians and friends of Graduating Students and they will be allowed into the Area on the Presentation of Invitation Cards.
Only officials with appropriate tags and persons with invitation cards will be allowed into events venues. Vehicles with appropriate tags should be parked at designated areas while there will be restriction of vehicles without tags within the Campus
NOTICE TO GRADUATING STUDENTS
It is mandatory for graduating students to participate in the academic procession fully dressed in approved academic gowns. Academic gowns are limited and will be given out to graduating students on first come first serve basis after the payment of appropriate fees.
Graduating students are also expected to pay for specially designed scrolls and a copy of the Order of Proceedings containing the names of all graduating students.
All Ph.D. graduating students are to purchase the designated academic gowns through the School of Postgraduate Studies.
All students must be at the robing venue by 8.00am at the car park of the Main Auditorium
Procession for graduating students Starts at 8.30am.
Graduating Students who are not fully robed will not be allowed to take part in the procession.
Graduating Students will not be allowed to join the procession midway.
During the Ceremony, graduating students will NOT be allowed in and out of the Venue.
Graduating students should liaise with appropriate officials of their Schools for Schedule of Fees and method of payment, collection of invitation cards, details of the ceremonies and other related instructions. They are also enjoined to visit www.futa.edu.ng for additional information.
Mr. Richard Adeyinka Arifalo