ESUT Matriculates 6,488 Students For 2016/2017 Academic Session
,No fewer than 6,488 students took the matriculation oath on Friday 24th March 2017.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Luke Anike, has urged newly admitted students to shun malpractice and indiscipline in their academic pursuits.
Anike gave the advice at the 36thMatriculation of ESUT held at the institution’s main campus in Agbani near Enugu on Friday.
He said the institution was known for its uncompromising and sustained policy of zero tolerance for exam malpractice and academic dishonesty.
“Examination malpractice is viewed with utmost seriousness here in ESUT and the consequences are grave’’, he noted.
The vice chancellor added that the management of the institution also had zero tolerance for indiscipline and cultism.
“You are warned about the grave consequences of indulging in indiscipline and cultism, which include expulsion and criminal prosecution.
On academic excellence, Anike said the management had begun a programme aimed at encouraging and rewarding excellence in teaching and research among academic staff.
“The programme is called Distinguished Teacher Award and Distinguished Researcher Award.
“In this university, students are actively encouraged, through the award of university scholarships, to take their studies seriously to enable them graduate in flying colours and impact meaningfully on the society’’, he said.
One of the new students, Obinna Ani, said he would study hard to make the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 in his first year in order to qualify for the university’s scholarship award.
“Apart from getting the scholarship award, I will work hard to make my parents proud by graduating with a distinction’’, he said.
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