Lagos State University, LASU set to turn out 17,695 graduates from 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 academic sets at its 20th Convocation ceremony scheduled for May 25 and May 26.
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Eight out of about 17,695 graduating students of the Lagos State University (LASU) for the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 academic sessions are graduating with First Class honours.
Vice-Chancellor,Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, disclosed at a news conference on Thursday that 6, 241 graduands would be convocated for the full time programme. The vice-chancellor said that seven students made first class division , while 1,040 made second class upper and 3,271 made second class lower divisions. He said that 1,575 made third class division and 206 would be graduating with a pass degree.
For the External students, 8,784 students are graduating with one First Class and 1,016 Second Class Upper, 6990 Second Class Lower Division, 767 Third Class and 10 Pass.
173 Diploma students would also be graduating with 2,497 Higher Degrees. The VC stressed that all the graduating students have fulfilled the requirements for the award of the degrees.
According to him, the First Class graduands would be offered automatic employment while there would also be consideration for some of the students who made Second Class Upper Division. He added that the graduating students were well baked in character and academics and could compete with their counterparts anywhere in the world.