The Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, wishes to inform members of the public that the 28th Convocation Ceremony of the University for the Conferment of Higher and Bachelors’ Degrees, Emeritus Professors and award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Prizes to deserving graduands shall hold on Saturday, 9th April, 2016 at the University Convocation Arena.

Those involved in the convocation are graduates of the University who completed their programmes in the 2014/2015 academic session.

The programme of events for the convocation is as indicated below. All graduands are hereby advised to note the events and ensure that they participate in all activities.


A.) Day 1. Sunday, 3rd April, 2015

1.) Interdenominational Thanksgiving Church Service
Venue: Chapel of Redemption
Time: 10:00am

B.) Day 2. Monday, 4th April, 2016

2.) Collection of Gowns, Brochures and Scrolls
Venue: Faculties/Departments.
Time: 9:00am – 4.00pm

C.) Day 3. Tuesday, 5th April, 2016.

3.) Collection of Gowns, Brochures and Scrolls Continues
Venue: Faculties/Departments.
Time: 10:00am – 4.00pm

D.) Day 4. Wednesday, 6th April, 2016.

4.) Exhibition
Venue: Amphitheatre
Time: 10:00am

5.) Novelty Match
SUG Vs Alumni
Goldashe United Football Club Vs All Stars FC
Venue: RSUST Football Pitch (By the convocation Arena)
Time: 3:00pm

6.) Graduand’s Night
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 5:00pm

E.) Day 5. Thursday, 7th April, 2016.

7.) Convocation Lecture by: Prof.Willie Okowa
Title of Lecture: “Science and Technology in the Post Oil Development of Rivers State. The place of RSUST”
Venue: Amphitheatre
Time: 2:00pm

F.) Day 6. Friday, 8th April, 2016.

8.) Cultural/Variety Day
Venue: Amphitheatre
Time: 12:00 noon

9.) Cocktail Party
Venue: Vice-Chancellor’s Lodge
Time: 5:00pm

G.) Day 7. Saturday, 9th April, 2016.

10.) Convocation Ceremony
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 9:30am

Those who wish to check their names on the list of graduands should please, log on to the University website:

D.C. Odimabo (MRS)

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