RSU Convocation 2023: Honouring Graduates & Scholars | Save the Date!

Are you ready to don your cap and gown for the 35 th RSU Convocation, a momentous celebration of academic achievements at Rivers State University ? With a week packed with events from cultural displays to the prestigious conferment of degrees , have you pencilled in the dates from the 10 th to the 16 th of December 2023?

RSU Convocation 2023 Honouring Graduates & Scholars Save the Date!

Rivers State University (RSU) cordially invites the university community and the public to its 35th Convocation Ceremony, a landmark event celebrating academic achievements and the conferment of various degrees. This much-anticipated event is a testament to the hard work and resilience of both students and faculty.

Detailed Programme of the RSU Convocation

Sunday, 10th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: An Interdenominational Church Thanksgiving Service at the Chapel of Redemption, RSU, Port Harcourt.

Monday, 11th December 2023

  • 9:00 AM: Press Briefing in the Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room, Dr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Senate Building.
  • 10:00 AM: Collection of gowns, brochures, and scrolls at the designated Faculties/Departments.

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: Continuation of gown collection and preparations for the
    convocation at Faculties/Departments.
  • 10:00 AM: Exhibition at the RSU
    Amphitheatre, showcasing academic and cultural displays.
  • 1:00 PM: Cultural Display also at the
    Amphitheatre, representing the diverse
    heritage of our community.

Wednesday, 13th December 2023

  • 10:00 AM: Further collection of academic regalia at Faculties/Departments.
  • 3:00 PM: A Novelty Football Match at the field opposite the Convocation Arena, a display of sportsmanship and camaraderie.
  • 5:00 PM: Graduands’ Night at the Convocation Arena, a celebration of the graduating class’s journey and achievements.

Thursday, 14th December 2023

  • 12:00 Noon: The 35th Convocation Lecture, an intellectual feast, will be
    delivered by Mr. Donald Duke, former
    Governor of Cross Rivers State, in the
    Senate Chambers, RSU.
  • 5:30 PM: A cocktail event at the Vice-
    Chancellor’s Lodge, an occasion for
    relaxation and networking.

Friday, 15th December 2023

  • 9:30 AM: Award of Bachelor’s Degrees at the Convocation Arena, a momentous occasion for undergraduates.

Saturday, 16th December 2023

  • 9:30 AM: Conferment of Emeritus
    Professors and Higher Degrees at the
    Convocation Arena, honouring distinguished careers and academic

Your Participation

Your presence at the RSU Convocation is not only a celebration of academic excellence but also an affirmation of your support for the graduates and the institution. These events reflect the university’s commitment to fostering an environment of learning, growth, and community engagement.

For more details on the convocation events and updates, please visit Rivers State University’s official website.


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