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The management of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, FUAM has published an important notice to graduands in the build-up to its 23rd – 25th convocation ceremony. This notice concerns the procession, hiring of academic gowns and more information. Read on!
Following the publication of the FUAM 23rd – 25th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events, the authorities of the institution have released an important notice/information to graduands as regards the coming event.
Read a little about the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) below before going on.
About Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
The Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) is a higher education institution in Makudi, Benue State, Nigeria.
Established on the 1st of January, 1988, it evolved from the defunct Federal University of Technology which was established in 1980 and later became the Makurdi campus of the University of Jos (UNIJOS) in October, 1980.
FUAM’s vision is to become a major institutional player in the process of national and global human resource capacity building in agriculture, science, engineering and technology (ASET) for rapid economic growth.
Its mission is to develop the human mind to be creative, innovative, research-oriented, competent in areas of specialization, knowledgeable in entrepreneurship and dedicated to service hence the UAM logo “Innovation and Service”. READ MORE
What is Convocation all about?
A convocation is a group of people formally assembled for a special purpose, mostly ecclesiastical or academic.
University convocation is usually an annual or bi-annual celebration where graduating students receive their degrees in front of their university’s president, provost, faculty members and family and friends in the audience.
University convocation celebrates students’ culmination of their academic journey with a particular school.
It is a celebratory ceremony where degrees are conferred upon a graduating class. Once graduates are hooded and cross the stage, they have officially graduated. READ MORE
FUAM Notice to Graduands on Convocation Ceremony
This is to inform all the graduating students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makudi (FUAM) that they are to take note of the following ahead of the forthcoming convocation ceremony.
The Convocation Procession will adhere strictly to COVID-19 Protocol.
Graduands should robe and join the procession in their various Colleges. Graduands who do not robe will not be allowed into the convocation venue.
Photographers will not be allowed at the procession. All photographs will be taken after the convocation.
Academic gowns are to be obtained from the College Officers of relevant Colleges on the payment of N3,000.00 charges.
Gowns not returned by April, 27 will attract a fine of N2,000.00 per day.
Alumni Membership Registration
Graduands will be expected to complete registration forms for Alumni Membership registration upon payment of a registration fee of N3,000.00 in the Bank Account indicated below:
Account Name: University of Agriculture Alumni Association, Makurdi
Account Number: 2024269904, First Bank Plc
FUAM Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events
The ceremony is for graduands of 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2024 sessions and it has been programmed as follows:
Day 1: Wednesday, 21st April 2024
Activity: Vice Chancellor’s Press Briefing/Commissioning of Projects
Time: 11:00am prompt
Venue: Old Senate Chambers, North-Core, FUAM
Day 2: Thursday, 22nd April 2024
Activity: Commissioning of projects
Time: 10:00am prompt
Venue: Projects Site on FUAM Campus
Day 3: Friday, 23rd April 2024
Activity (i): Convocation Lecture
Time: 2:00pm prompt
Venue: AperAku Auditorium, North-Core
Lecture Chairman: His Excellency, Senator Ahmed Lawan, Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Lecturer: Dr Godwin Emiefiele, Governor Central Bank of Nigeria
Lecture Theme: Enhancing Agricultural Value Chain for National Food Security
Activity (ii): Cocktail Party
Time: 7:00pm prompt
Venue: Vice Chancellor’s Lodge
Day 4: Saturday, 24th April 2024
Activity: Award of Certificates, Diplomas, Higher Degrees and Honorary Doctorate Degrees to deserving personalities/Award or Prizes
Time: 10:am prompt
Venue: James Ayatse Convocation Hall, South-Core.
- FUAM Convocation Ceremony Programme.
- 2024/2025 FUAM Admission List
- FUAM Postgraduate Past Questions
- Post UTME Past Questions
- FUAM Admission Cut Off Mark
- Academic Activities Calendar
- FUAM Post UTME Form
- JUPEB Admission Application Form
FAQs on FUAM Notice to Graduands
1. What is the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi convocation ceremony all about?
Ans = It is the conferment of Diplomas, First Degrees, Higher Degrees, the award of Honorary Degrees and prizes to deserving graduands of the University.
2. What year will the award of Diplomas, First Degrees, Higher Degrees, Honorary Degrees and prizes be for?
Ans = It is for deserving graduands of the University of 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2024 academic sessions.
3. Can anyone attend the FUAM convocation ceremony?
Ans = Invitation is open to everyone, but it is especially for graduands of the University of Calabar (UNICAL).
4. When is the Federal University of Agriculture, Markudi convocation ceremony?
Ans = The university’s convocation ceremony will be a 4day event. It begins on Wednesday 21st, April 2024 and ends on Saturday 24th, April 2024.
5. Is getting a convocation gown compulsory for the convocation ceremony?
Ans = Yes, it is. Without the convocation gown, you will not be allowed to participate in the convocation ceremony.
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