Adamawa State University (ADSU), Mubi, on Tuesday, matriculated 6,629 Students into the various undergraduate programmes of the University.
Professor Kaletapwa George Farauta, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, made this known in an address at the combined 17th Regular matriculation ceremony held at the University in Mubi.
Prof. Farauta explained that out of thousands of candidates who sat for the last Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry, only 6,629 Students were lucky to clinch the admission and are enrolled into the Faculties of Arts, Education, Sciences and Management Sciences and Social Sciences.
“I am pleased to reiterate today that our admission process remains credible and fair to all stakeholders but mindful of the national benchmark.
As we strive towards excellence and the quality of new entrants remains our focal point, I urged you to utilise the opportunities made available to you while here to excel.
Six thousand six hundred twenty-nine students clinch the admission out of thousands who applied for entry into the programme which provides opportunities for human resources development and enhanced quality labour force particularly in schools and colleges are matriculated into various courses offered by the University.” Farauta stated.
She further explained that matriculation marks the formal conferment of students status on freshers through the administration of the matriculation oath.
” Thus, at this occasion, you the fresh students will be matriculated into the various undergraduate programmes of one of the best Universities in the country,” she stressed.
Prof. Farauta charged the students to always exhibit moral decorum while on Campus by abiding by the rules and regulations of the University as contained in the Students handbook, playing the game by the laws and securing the University property.
She also warned them against involvement in the most prevalent vices on Campus, such as Examination malpractice, misconduct, cultism, indecent dressing, drug abuse, homosexualism, lesbianism, alcoholism, prostitution.
Others are romantic engagements between students and staff, violence/ vandalism, unwarranted and ill-motivated protests, etc.
She maintained that any students found wanting will not go unpublished as appropriate disciplinary measures, including expulsion from the University, would be invoked.
The VC advised the students to comply fully with the newly ADSU Mubi laws to avoid being a victim of disappointment.