You must imbibe our culture of Academic excellence —AAUA VC charges 6,670 new students

…….as 6,670 Take Matriculation Oath

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Prof. Olugbenga Ige, has insisted that the importance of leveraging the University’s culture of excellence for the students’ success while warning against indulging in any form of vices.

Prof. Ige stated this while addressing the newly admitted students of the institution for the 2023/2024 academic session at the Matriculation Ceremony held on Thursday, March 14, 2024.

He called upon the fresh students to embrace the opportunity of their admission to AAUA and become part of the university’s ongoing journey towards establishing a 21st-century academic institution.

“While I congratulate you, dear students, I call on you to seize the opportunity of your admission to AAUA to be a part of this glorious heritage we are trying to build – a 21st-century University, properly called. I urge you to be builders of this academic edifice built on the blocks of discipline, hard work, diligence, determination, and courage,” Prof. Ige said.

The Vice Chancellor reiterated the university’s zero-tolerance policy towards social vices, including examination misconduct, indecent dressing, cult activities, rape, and robbery.

He emphasized that any student found engaging in such vices would face expulsion from the university. Prof. Ige also highlighted AAUA’s commitment to academic integrity, quality research, teaching, leadership development, staff, and student welfare, as well as social relevance.

He commended the exemplary performance of AAUA students and emphasized the university’s dedication to excellence in sports, entertainment, and artistic performances.

“For us at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), we remain steadfast in our dedication to excellence. By prioritizing the quality of our academic programs and research initiatives, we have fortuitously strengthened our position in the digital sphere,” Prof. Ige affirmed.

He also highlighted their privileged status, noting that out of more than 12,500 candidates who applied for admission, only 6,670 were admitted, making them among the lucky few to be part of AAUA.

The Matriculation Oath was administered to the students by the Registrar, Mr. Olugbenga Arajulu, JP, marking their official induction into the AAUA community and the commencement of their academic journey at the institution.

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who was represented by Barr. Muyiwa Odekunle, attended the ceremony.

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