Osun State University is set to hold an online matriculation for its fresh students.
This was contained in release by the university management and obtained by Affairs TV on Thursday.
It was stated in the release that this is in compliance with the directive of the Federal Government for all institutions to activate virtual learning environment to enable students continue their studies.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Labode Popoola explained that the new initiative became necessary since matriculation is a tradition to admit fresh students into the University.
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UNIOSUN SET TO HOLD ONLINE MATRICULATION FOR FRESH STUDENTS
In line with the directive of the Federal Government that all institutions should activate virtual learning environment to enable students to continue their studies through digital devices, the management of Osun State University has commenced plans to conduct its 13th matriculation ceremony online on Wednesday, 13th May, 2020.
Speaking on the new initiative, The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labode Popoola said “it is an academic tradition that we officially admit fresh students to the University.
However, in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic which would not allow such a gathering, the University has resolved to conduct an online matriculation for the fresh students.
All fresh students are hereby implored to visit the university website: www.uniosun.edu.ng to complete their registration for the online matriculation, complete the matriculation oath form and submit online, all the necessary details required from them,”
It will be recalled that Osun State University is one of the Universities that have embraced virtual teaching even before the advent of COVID-19 pandemic and ever since, the University has been operating digitally, including holding several of its meetings remotely.