The Ninth Convocation of University of the Visual and Performing Arts is scheduled to be held on 8th December 2016, from 07.00 a.m. to 01.30 p.m. with two sessions under the patronage of the Chancellor of the University Prof. Sangeeth Nipun Sanath Nandasiri at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall.
- Sessions I – From 07.00 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.
- - For the Graduands of Faculty of Graduate Studies and Faculty of Dance & Drama
- Sessions II – From 10.45 a.m. to 01.30 p.m.
- - For the Graduands of Faculty of Visual Arts and Faculty of Music
Professor Sampath Amarathunga Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayawardanapura will deliver the Convocation Speech. Professor Tetsuo Otani, President, University of Tohoku Fukushi will participate as the Chief guest.
It is expected to be conferred 41 numbers of Postgraduate Degrees and 564 number of First Degrees among 258 numbers of Graduands from Faculty of Dance & Drama, 168 number of Graduands from Faculty of Music and 138 numbers of Graduands from Faculty of Visual Arts.