The Vice-Chancellor, Professor J. O. Ogunwole, on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Management, Staff and Students of Bowen University wishes to notify parents and the general public that the 13th Convocation ceremonies of Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria will hold on Friday 9th November and Saturday, 10th November 2018.


The Programme of Events of the Ceremony is as follows:







Friday, 9th   November, 2018

Convocation Lecture



Tilted Tower: A Paradox of Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutions

Guest Speaker: 

Prof. Timothy O.Olagbemiro,



 Edwin Clark University,

Kiagbodo, Forcados, Burutu,

Delta State

Chris Alabi Lecture Theatre


Friday, 9th     November, 2018

Convocation Play:

The Rally

By Prof. I. Akanji Nasiru

Theatre Arts Studio


Friday, 9th     November, 2018

Baccalaureate/Choral Evening

Chris Alabi

Lecture Theatre



Saturday, 10th    November, 2018


(Guests are to be seated by 9:30am


Conferment of First, Postgraduate, and Honorary Degrees and Award of Prizes

University Worship Centre


All graduating students are requested to note the following:

i. Completion of graduation formalities including payment of Alumni Association dues and collection of clearance, invitation cards and academic gowns will commence on Tuesday, 6th November, 2018.

ii. Each graduand is entitled to two guest cards which will be available at the Faculty Office of the respective graduands. Graduands should note that only two invitees will be allowed into the venue of the Convocation per graduand. Graduands are also to collect academic gowns from their Faculty Officers.

iii. All graduands are advised to observe the dress code of the University and ensure that they are at the Convocation venue not later than 9.30am.  Any graduand improperly dressed or late to the venue will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

iv. All graduands are to be seated and comport themselves throughout the duration of the programme.


Chairman, Ceremonials Committee                       Public Relations Officer

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Kayode  A. Ogunleye, PhD