The NOUN 13th Convocation Ceremony 2024

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is poised to hold its 13th convocation ceremony, marking a significant milestone in the academic journey of its students. Professor Olufemi Peters, the Vice-Chancellor, has officially announced this grand event on behalf of the University’s Governing Council and Senate. Set to take place over three days, this ceremony will not only celebrate academic achievements but also feature the investiture of a distinguished figure and insightful academic discussions that are relevant to modern educational contexts.

The NOUN 13th Convocation Ceremony 2024

📅 Dates 11th – 13th April 2024
📍 Venue Convocation Arena, NOUN
👑 Special Event Investiture of Chancellor, 11th April, 9:30 am
🎓 Key Lecture “Is Western Education Still Relevant for Africa?”
🧠 Lecturer Prof. Elifas Tozo Bisanda
🎉 Degree Ceremony Awarding of Degrees, 13th April, 10:00 am
📞 RSVP 09035999879
🌟 Highlight Presence of Oba of Benin

Day 1: Investiture of the Chancellor

The convocation will commence with a prestigious event on Thursday, 11th April 2024, beginning at 9:30 AM at the Convocation Arena. The highlight of the day will be the investiture of the Chancellor, His Royal Majesty OMO N’OBA N’EDO, UKU AKPOLOKPOLO Ewuare II, the revered Oba of Benin. This ceremony marks a pivotal occasion in the university’s history, signifying a renewal of leadership and a strengthened commitment to academic excellence.

Day 2: Convocation Lecture

On Friday, 12th April 2024, activities will continue from 11:00 AM at the same venue. The day is set aside for the Convocation Lecture, a significant academic event that promises to engage and challenge both students and attendees. The theme for this year’s lecture is “Is Western Education Still Relevant for Africa?”, a question that resonates with current educational debates across the continent. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Elifas Tozo Bisanda, Vice-Chancellor of the Open University of Tanzania, who is renowned for his insightful perspectives on education in Africa.



Day 3: Awarding of Degrees

The culmination of the convocation events will be on Saturday, 13th April 2024, starting at 10:00 AM. This day is especially momentous as it celebrates the achievements of students across various levels of study. Graduates will receive their Bachelor’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Master’s, and Doctorate Degrees in the presence of faculty, family, and friends, all gathered in the Convocation Arena to share in the joy of this significant academic accomplishment.

RSVP and Additional Information

For those planning to attend, it is essential to confirm your presence. Please RSVP by contacting 09035999879 to ensure your place at this prestigious gathering.

The National Open University of Nigeria’s 13th convocation ceremony is not just a celebration of academic success but also a reaffirmation of NOUN’s commitment to providing quality education that meets the needs and challenges of today’s Africa. Whether you are a student, a parent, or an academic enthusiast, this event promises to be enlightening and inspiring. Join us to witness the power of education in transforming lives and shaping the future of the continent.

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