LUMS prepares to graduate 730 students


The preparations are in full swing for the 24th Convocation Ceremony of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), which will be held on June 23 at the Syed Maratab Ali Sports Complex. The LUMS community will celebrate the graduation of an anticipated 730 students from the three schools; Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (SHSSL) and School of Science and Engineering (SSE). The management will honour its outstanding students with awards and medals for excellence in their academic performances.
The graduates will be handed their respective degrees and the National Management Foundation (NMF), the governing body of LUMS, will award gold and silver medals to the students securing top positions in various programmes. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will deliver the keynote speech at the convocation. Chinoy is the first Pakistani to win an Oscar for her documentary ‘Saving Face.’
This convocation is predicted to be the largest convocation ceremony hosted by LUMS, with over 700 students in the graduating class. The ceremony shall boast further importance, as it will host the convocation of the first graduating batch of the School of Science and Engineering (SSE), consisting of 156 undergraduates.
The celebrations will start an evening earlier, with the traditional Graduate Night Dinner, where graduates achieving distinctions in subject areas and those on the Deans’ Honours Lists will be awarded medals and shields.