Monday, April 27

2013/2014 UNILAG Convocation: Full statistics of graduating students

A press briefing was held on Friday 24th of April, 2015 at the Senate Chamber of the prestigious University of Lagos, as part of the activities that precede 2013/2014 UNILAG convocation ceremonies scheduled for Monday 27th - Thursday 30th of April, 2015 (click here to see timetable of events).

Vice-Chancellor of Unilag, Prof. Rahamon Bello, while addressing the newsmen revealed the full statistics of the 2013/2014 Unilag graduating students as follows:
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, overall in this Convocation ceremony University of Lagos will be graduating a total of Ten thousand and six hundred (10,600) students. Out of this, a total of five thousand, eight hundred and thirty-six (5,836) undergraduate students or about 55%, successfully completed their studies and will be awarded various Diplomas, Certificates and Degrees in the Distance Learning Institute, and Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Law, Pharmacy, Social Sciences and Science.  continue....
In the postgraduate category, a total of four thousand, seven hundred and sixty four (4,764) students or 45% completed their studies and will be awarded various Postgraduate Diplomas and Doctor of Philosophy and Masters Degrees. Thus, the University is gradually becoming a Postgraduate University.
The breakdown of the statistics of our graduating students is as follows. For the undergraduates:
  •     Faculty of Arts: 518                                           
  •     Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences: 83
  •     Faculty of Business Administration: 728               
  •     Faculty of Clinical Sciences: 36
  •     Faculty of Education: 989                                      
  •     Faculty of Engineering: 375                             
  •     Faculty of Environmental Sciences: 301                 
  •     Faculty of Law: 202                                             
  •     Faculty of Pharmacy: 138
  •     Faculty of Social Sciences: 805 
  •     Faculty of Science: 697 
  •     Distance Learning Institute: 1,170

Out of the undergraduate category, a total of one hundred and twenty five (125) graduating students finished in the First Class Division, 1,664 in Second Class Upper Division,  2,827 in Second Class Lower Division, 963 in Third Class, 90 with Pass degrees while 167 are with Unclassified degrees in Medicine and Pharmacy.  
I am proud to announce Mr. Akinpelumi, Korede of the Department of Chemical Engineering as the best graduating student of this University, with a CGPA of 4.96.The second best graduating student is Mr. Shittu, Wasiu Sesan of Department of Finance with a CGPA of 4.91.The Third best graduating students, we have (two) 2 students as follows; Mr. Ogagaoghene, Samuel Envwu of the Department of Finance with a CGPA of 4.90 and Miss Adeogun, Margaret Adedayo of Department of Microbiology with a CGPA of 4.90. 
For postgraduate students in the School of Postgraduate Studies, the University will be graduating a total of 103 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)s, while there are 4,330 with Masters degrees and 331 with postgraduate diplomas. 
The Best Doctorate Student is Akpan Emmanuel Isaac, Thesis Title:-“Processing and Characterization of Selected Biodegradable fibre- PLA Composites”. 
At this juncture, it is important to state that we are determined to continue our tradition of producing quality first class graduates that do compete favourably with their counterparts in any part of the world.
 From Tayo Lawal; a very big congratulation to every graduating student in all levels. I wish you the very best of luck as you continue your journey in the world.

I will keep you informed as the Unilag convocation ceremonies proceed. Always stay in touch with TLB.

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