Graduating students at Bayero University Kano (BUK) who plan to participate in the 36th and 37th convocation ceremony’s academic procession must be aware of the payment requirements and process for obtaining academic gowns.
BUK Convocation Payments
The payment is scheduled as follows:
- Undergraduate — N14,000
- Affiliated Colleges — N16,000
- Postgraduate Diplomas — N23,000
- Masters and PhDs — N30,000
NOTE: Masters and PhDs graduands that are interested in purchasing academic gowns are to make separate payments for the gowns as follows;
- Masters — N30,000
- PhDs — N40,000
Procedure for Collection of BUK Academic Gowns
Academic gowns are to be collected at the Directorate of Examinations, Admissions and Records (DEAR) upon presentation of evidence of payment with an ID card for identification:
Day 1: 2nd and 3rd February 2023 — Faculties of Agriculture, Computing. Engineering, Social Sciences, Communication, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Law and Management Sciences
Day 2: 4th and 6th February 2023 — Faculties of Arts and Islamic Studies, Allied Health Sciences, Basic Clinical Sciences, Dentistry, Medical Sciences and School of Continuing Education (SCE)
Day 3: 7th and 8th February 2023 — Faculties of Education, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences
For Postgraduate graduands: 2nd to 10th February, 2023
Return of BUK Academic Gowns
Academic gowns must be returned to the Directorate of Examinations, Admissions and Records (DEAR) before 3:00 pm on the day of the convocation ceremony. The Book of Proceedings will be given out once the gowns have been returned.
Failure to return the gown by 3:00 pm on the day of the convocation would attract a fine of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000) only.
Collection of BUK Certificates
Certificates will be distributed at the ground floor of the Abubakar Rasheed Senate Building. To receive their certificate, graduands must present their Book of Proceedings, a clearance from the Directorate of Examinations, Admissions and Records (DEAR), and an original copy of their Statement of Results.