UI Admits 4,800 Students for 2015/2016 Session
Close to 4,800 students have been admitted into various disciplines of the University of Ibadan (UI) during the 2015/2016 academic session matriculation ceremony held recently.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, in his address during the ceremony warned the new students against involving in cultism or other social vices capable of affecting their future negatively.
He said they were the lucky ones among the 32,587 candidates that applied for admission to the university in the 2015/2016 academic session.
Olayinka explained that the 4,800 candidates invited for the matriculation ceremony comprised 3,225 UTME and 783 Direct Entry students.
He charged the students to jealously guard and maintain the reputation of proven academic excellence of the institution.
The VC also advised the freshmen to be security conscious at all times and be conscious of the association they keep.