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8th IOU Convocation Ceremony held Online

2022-03-05

Over 400 students of the International Open University from around 52 different countries graduated this year during the 8th Convocation Ceremony held online on Saturday, 5 March 2022, 1 PM UTC. 

Link to the 8th IOU Convocation Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcvTTx4HsC4

The graduands were from the departments of Islamic Studies, Psychology, Arabic Language and Linguistics, Education, Information Technology, Business Administration and Islamic Economics, Banking, and Finance. The top-scoring students of the degree programs received gifts from IOU as a token of appreciation. 

The online Convocation Ceremony featured:

  • Qur’an Recitation by Sh. Dr. Ahmad Al-Zaree
  • IOU Chancellor Dr. Bilal Philips' Message to the Graduates
  • IOU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Cherno Omar Barry’s Address to the Graduates
  • Guest of Honor, Sr Lauren Booth’s Address to the Graduates
  • Words of Motivation, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman, HOD, Dept of Business Administration
  • Honoring the Graduates
  • Message for the Graduates from Br. Zain Bhikha
  • A Glimpse into the Journey of Seeking Knowledge - Graduates' Reflections
  • Valedictorian Sr. Asma Shabir's Speech
  • Vote of Thanks by Sr. Madeeha Bokhari, Registrar IOU 

For more details, please visit the convocation website: https://iou.edu.gm/convocation