UNIABUJA Convocation 2024: Gown Hiring & Fees Guide for Graduands


UNIABUJA Convocation 2024: Gown Hiring & Fees Guide for Graduands

Are you gearing up for the grand convocation ceremony at the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) this February? With the event set for Saturday, 17th February 2024, graduands must be aware of the essential details regarding gown hiring, convocation proceedings fees, and certificate collection. But what are the costs involved, and how does one navigate these preparations?

As the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) gears up for its forthcoming convocation ceremony slated for Saturday, 17th February 2024, important information has been released for graduands. This comprehensive guide outlines everything you need to know about hiring convocation gowns, the associated costs for convocation proceedings, certificate collection fees, and other vital details to ensure your participation is as smooth and memorable as possible.
📅 Event Date Saturday 17th February 2024
🕚 Gown Collection Starts Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 11:00 am
💰 Fees Varies by degree; total sums: N30,000 (First Degree), N36,500 (PGD/Masters), N45,000 (PhD)
📍 Assembly Point In front of the Senate Building at 7:30 am
⏰ Deadline Gown return by 6:00 pm on Monday 19th February 2024
🚫 Late Return Fee N5,000 surcharge
🚗 Security Note No luggage in convocation arena; car stickers for parking
🎓 Procession Cut-off No entry after 9:00 am

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Hiring of Convocation Gowns and Associated Costs

UNIABUJA has set specific fees for the hiring of convocation gowns based on the degree attained:Doctorate Degree: NGN 10,000 (with an option for outright purchase at NGN 100,000)
Master’s Degree & Postgraduate Diploma: NGN 7,000
First Degree: NGN 5,000
Convocation Proceedings Fees

The ceremony’s proceedings also come with their own set of fees, ensuring you have a keepsake of this significant event:Doctorate Degree: NGN 15,000
Master’s Degree & Postgraduate Diploma: NGN 12,000
First Degree: NGN 10,000

Certificate Collection Fees

Upon completion of your studies, collecting your certificate incurs a fee, determined by your degree:Doctorate Degree: NGN 16,000
Master’s Degree & Postgraduate Diploma: NGN 13,500
First Degree: NGN 11,000
Certificate Holder: NGN 4,000
Total Payment Summary

Graduands are expected to make payments totalling:First Degree: NGN 30,000
PGD/Master’s Degree: NGN 36,500
PhD Graduands: NGN 45,000

All payments should be made in favour of the University of Abuja at any commercial bank via the REMITA platform.

Collection and Return of Academic GownsCollection Starts: Wednesday, 14th February 2024, from 11:00 am at the various faculties.
Assembly Time: Graduands must assemble by 7:30 am in front of the Senate Building on the day of the convocation.
Gown Return Deadline: All academic gowns must be returned by 6:00 pm on Monday, 19th February 2024, to avoid a late submission surcharge of NGN 5,000.
Security Notice for the Convocation Ceremony

To ensure a smooth and secure ceremony, UNIABUJA has issued the following security notices:Luggage and Bags: These will not be permitted into the convocation arena to enhance security.
Vehicle Access: Car stickers provided should be visibly placed on vehicles. This aids the university’s security personnel in directing guests to the designated parking lots.

Important Reminder

Please note that no graduand will be allowed into the Convocation Ground after 9:00 am, emphasising the importance of punctuality.

The convocation ceremony marks a significant milestone in every graduand’s academic journey. The University of Abuja is committed to making this event memorable and hassle-free. By adhering to the outlined guidelines and making the necessary preparations, you will ensure a smooth transition to this new chapter of your life. Congratulations on your achievement, and we look forward to celebrating with you.

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