The 8th Matriculation Ceremony of Edo State University, Uzairue where 1,000 students were admitted took place during the weekend.
The University Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel Aluyor advised the newly admitted students on the need to take advantage of the modern technology equipment and ICT facilities provided by the university to aid them to be the best in their chosen course of study.
While welcoming the students and parents, the VC also used the opportunity to thank the parents for trusting the university in its ability to deliver both quality education and sound morals to their wards.
Prof. Aluyor disclosed that the university now has it own Teaching Hospital, saying Edo State University Teaching Hospital was made possible by the upgrade of the Central Hospital in Auchi by the state government. He added that “this will in no small way enhance the teaching of the university medical students.”
The vice chancellor said the university has admitted over 1,000 students who have scored 140 and above in the 2022/2023 UTME, adding that they are being celebrated for being among the lucky ones that were offered admission into the university, and have successfully completed their clearance exercise and paid their school fees.
While congratulating the students for being the 8th set to take the matriculation oath, he employed them to abide by all regulations of the university and be responsible members of Edo State University Uzairue.