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This is to inform 2017/2018 Graduands of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Parents/Guardians, Alumni of the University and the Public that activities marking the 13th Convocation Ceremony 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, 6th to Friday, 10th May, 2019.


See also: Notice to UNIZIK Graduands: Convocation Fees, Gown.


UNIZIK Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events.

The 13th convocation ceremonies of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) have been scheduled to hold as follows:


1. Monday, 6th May, 2019

a) The Vice-Chancellor’s Press Conference

Venue: Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Time: 9.30a.m – 10.30 a.m.

b) Interdenominational Service Venue: University Auditorium

Time: 11.00 a.m.


2. Tuesday, 7th May, 2019

a) Research Fair

Venue: Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies

Time: 9.00 a.m.

b) Presentation of Prizes to the best graduating students

Time: 2.00 pm

Venue: University Auditorium.


3. Wednesday, 8th May, 2019

Convocation Lecture by the former Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria Senator (DR) Ken Nnamani, GCON

Topic: National Integration, Peace and Development

Venue: University Auditorium

Time: 1.00 p.m.


4. Thursday, 9th May, 2019

Award of First Degree

Venue: Convocation Arena

Time: 11.00 a.m.


5. Friday, 10th May, 2019

a) Commissioning of newly completed projects by the President, Federal  Republic of Nigeria and Visitor to Nnamdi Azikiwe University or his representative.

b) Award of Higher Degrees, Honorary Degrees and Installation of Emeriti Professors

Venue: Convocation Arena

Time: 11.00 a.m.




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

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