UNIZIK 10th Combined Covocation Ceremonies 2016

All 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 Graduands of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Parents/Guardians, Alumni of the University and the Public are hereby informed that activities marking the 10th combined Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the award of First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, presentation of Prizes and award of Honorary Degree will take place from Monday 14th to Friday, 18th March, 2016.

Details of the activities which will commence on Monday, 14th March, 2016 are as follows:

1. Monday, 14th March, 2016
a) Interdenominational Service

Venue:     University Auditorium

Time:        10.00 a.m.

b)   Parents / Guardians Forum

Venue:     University Auditorium

Time:        11.00 am

2. Tuesday, 15th March, 2016:

Convocation Lecture by the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, OON

Topic: Education: Agent of Change for National Renaissance and Development

Venue:           University Auditorium

Time: 11.00 a.m.

3. Wednesday, 16th March, 2016:
a) Convocation Carnival

Take-off – Convocation Arena

Time: 8.00 am

b) Investiture of the Chancellor

His Majesty

Da Jacob Gyang Buba, CON

The Gbong Gwom Jos and

Chairman Plateau State Council of Chiefs

Venue:           Convocation Arena

Time: 11.00 a.m.

4. Thursday, 17th March, 2016:

Award of Undergraduate Degrees and presentation of Prizes

Venue:     Convocation Arena

Time:        10.00 am

5. Friday, 18th March, 2016:
a) Commissioning of newly completed projects and Foundation Laying ceremony of new projects by the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Visitor to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka or his representative.

Time: 9.00 am

b) Award of Postgraduate and Honorary Degrees &Presentation of Prizes

Venue:    Convocation Arena

Time:       11.00 a.m.


Graduands are please requested to note the following.

i. It is mandatory for all Graduands to pay for the following items irrespective of attendance to the Convocation Ceremony.
a) Order of Proceedings
b) Academic Outfits
c) Certificate Scrolls
d) UNIZIK Handbook
e) UNIZIK T shirt and cap


  • First Degree – N8,000.00
  • Masters Degree and Postgraduate Diploma – N12,000.00
  • Ph. D. – if the Graduand wants to purchase the academic gown (including all the above items) as listed in (a-e) – N40,000.00
  • Ph. D. – If the Graduand wants to hire academic gown (including the above items as listed in a-e) above – N20,000.00.

I. All Graduands are expected to dress in full appropriate wear (i.e. suit, shirt and tie for men and Skirt suit/skirt and blouse or gown for Ladies) or full national dress.

II. Academic outfits for all first Degree Graduands will be collected at the Faculties

III.  Academic outfits/materials for Higher Degrees will be collected at the School of Postgraduate Studies.

IV. Graduands must present evidence of payment before they can collect Convocation materials.

V. Collection of Convocation materials commences on Monday, 14th March, 2016.

VI. All hired academic outfits/gowns should be returned by the Graduands to their respective collection points not later than Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Gowns returned after that date will attract penalty.

VII. All graduands are to assemble at the school of postgraduate studies (Opposite the Convocation Arena) by 9.00 am for the commencement of Procession each day

VIII. It is compulsory for all Graduands to participate in the academic procession and to put on the approved academic regalia.


All payments to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka should be made through the following procedure:

  • Log into Remita.net
  • Click on pay a Federal government Agency
  • Under the name of MDA type Nnamdi Azikiwe University
  • Click on Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Go to name of Service purpose and click on box
  • Select Convocation fees, fill out the required information
  • Print out or copy the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number
  • Take this RRR number to any bank of your choice and make payment
  • Payment will begin on Monday, 7th March 2016.



  1. Luggages and bags will not be allowed into the Convocation Arena.
  2. Parking lots are designated and can only be used on presentation of parking card and invitation card
  3. University Security Personnel and other Security Agencies will direct all vehicles to the designated parking lots.
  4. No form of hawking of any item will be allowed near the Convocation Arena.
  5. For further inquiries please send email to info@unizik.edu.ng


You are sincerely welcome to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.


Dr. Ike H. Isidienu


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