Two hundred and thirty-one students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), out of 12,617 graduating students, will be awarded first class division during its 49th convocation.
The university vice-chancellor, Prof. Rahmon Bello, who disclosed this on Wednesday, added that the convocation is scheduled for Jan. 24.explained that 6, 900 out of the 12,617 students that would be graduating, representing 54.7 percent, would receive first degrees and diploma certificates.adding that 5,717 others, representing 45.3
The VC explained that 6, 900 out of the 12,617 students that would be graduating, representing 54.7 percent, would receive first degrees and diploma certificates.adding that 5,717 others, representing 45.3
He added that 5,717 others, representing 45.3 percent would receive postgraduate degrees. “With this output, the institution is maintaining its stance of gradually becoming a postgraduate institution.
“We will also be graduating 2,972 students in the Second Class lower division, while 1,372 others will be graduating in the Third Class division.
“Also, 103 students will graduate with ordinary pass degrees, while 517 others will have degrees or diplomas that are not classified,’’ he noted.
He also added that 5,420 postgraduate students will receive their Masters Degree certificates while 95 others would be conferred with the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degrees.
The VC mentioned the two students, Taiwo Bankole from the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and Ajoke Omotuyi from the Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering with perfect scores Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.00 point.