Adekunle Ajasin University VC urges students to guard their admission jealously

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By Ngozi Nwankwo

Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko,AAUA, Ondo State, Professor Olugbenga E. Ige has charged the 2024/2025 newly matriculating students, that the University is renowned for its commitment to quality education, innovative research, and community engagement, hence they should immerse themselves in the academic rigours, and take full advantage of the resources available to them.

Olugbenga Ige who stated this at the weekend at Mufutau Lanihun College of Education, MULCOED, Ibadan Campus, Oyo State, tasked the students that holistic development is essential during their time at the institution, as, Education transcends the classroom, hence, they need to engage in extracurricular activities and community service initiatives that align with their interest, as, these experiences will enhance their personal growth and equip them with the skills to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.

The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, V.C. further urged the students to foster a culture of intellectual curiosity and critical thinking and be open to diverse perspectives and challenge conventional wisdom and also embrace interdisciplinary collaboration and explore the intersections between disciplines to find innovative solutions to societal challenges.

Olugbenga Ige admonished the students that while pursuing your studies, guard your admission and studentship jealously, avoid all forms of vices, including examination misconduct, cultism, rape, indecent dressing and sexual harassment, as, such behaviours are forbidden and will not be condoned, also, severe actions will be taken against offenders without fear or favour.

The AAUA V.C. further informed the students to uphold the values of integrity, respect and ethical conduct throughout their academic journey, as, character development and moral values are highly esteemed in the University, and these principles should guide their actions both on and off campus, to foster inclusivity, diversity and unity among your peers.

In attendance, is Professor Abiodun Taiwo Gbolagade, the Provost, of Adekunle Ajasin University, Ibadan Campus, MULCOED, and the management team, in a chat said the matriculation ceremony symbolizes the commencement of a transformative educational journey, and we eagerly anticipate celebrating this milestone together.