April 19, 2024

Edo University Uzairue Matriculates 1,245 Students

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By Simeon OSAJIE

The Edo State University, Uzairue in Iyamho, Etsako West local government area of Edo State have matriculated 1,245 students who met the condition for admission for the 2023/2024 academic session.

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Speaking during the 9th matriculation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Engr. Prof Emmanuel Aluyor, charged the newly admitted students to adhere to the university’s regulations and contribute responsibly to the institution.

“Dear students, approach your studies with dedication and make full use of the state-of-the-art technological equipment and ICT facilities available for your academic advancement. Embark on a studious academic journey, making the serene environment of Edo State University Uzairue your conducive home for success,” he said.

He said the University, in partnership with the Edo State Government, is devoted to consistently provide world class teaching and research facilities.

Sharing the remarkable progress the institution has achieved over the past eight years, Prof. Aluyor said its humble beginnings with three Faculties and Eight programs, Edo State University Uzairue has grown to encompass nine faculties with over 30 undergraduate programmes.

He added that all the programmes offered at the institution have been accredited and approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) and other the relevant professional bodies.

Aluyor said the College of Post Graduate Studies of the institution stands out for its successful programs, encompassing PGD, Masters, MBA, MPA, Mphil, and Ph.D. across different Faculties.

“Having graduated five sets of students, our accreditation processes have consistently yielded impressive grades, with the lowest recorded score being 78.5 per cent,” he added.

He explained that through collaborative partnerships with international Universities such as Worcester State University (USA) and the University of Sunderland (UK), students benefit from valuable opportunities to engage in exchange programs.

While emphasizing that establishment of the institution Teaching Hospital with the support of the State Government, marks a significant stride, enhancing our facilities for medical students’ training, Aluyor noted that the institution runs uninterrupted academic calendar leading to its  recognition as the best University in the South-South geo-political zone, 2nd Best State University in the country and 10th Best University in Nigeria by the National University Commission (NUC) System Ranking 2022.

“Edo State University is the 1st in West Africa to adopt the CANVAS Learning Management System, used by over 70 percent of lvy League Universities globally”.

“It is the first to acquire the Anatomage table and low and high fidelity Manikins (Simman 3g), which enables the simulation of different scenarios for the training of Medical and Nursing Students”.

He said the institution placed on discipline and adherence to the approved academic calendar, with a commitment to addressing any instances of errant behavior.

Prof Aluyor however called on well-meaning individuals and corporate organizations to generously contribute prizes for students of the institution who demonstrate excellence in their respective fields.

In his goodwill message, a member of the Edo State House of Assembly Hon. Inegbebor O. Eugene advised the students to be serious with their academic pursuit and make their parents proud by graduating with good grades

“The university is not a place to come to waste your time but to improve yourself, it is not all about getting the certificate but about going through the university and allow the institution to go through you”.

He advised the students not to disappoint their parents by focusing on their studies and make the best use of the opportunity to graduate with good grades.

Inegbebor further stated that he will discuss with the Speaker, Hon Blessing Agbebaku to see how Edo State House could institute a prize for the best graduating student in the university.

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