By Lucky Isibor,
The Vice Chancellor, Edo University Iyamho, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor has said that the University has achieved a lot milestones within the 3 years of its existence.
The Vice Chancellor stated this while speaking at the 4th matriculation ceremony of the newly admitted students for the 2018/2019 academic session of the university.
He said that the milestones include being ranked 3rd in Nigeria and best amongst the state owned universities in the 2018 Open Educational Resources ranking of Nigeria universities by the National Universities Commission (NUC); the first in Nigeria universities to own an Anatomage which is the most advanced digital device for the training of medical students in the field of Anatomy and also the first in Nigeria and West Africa universities to acquire the CANVAS Learning Management System (LMS) for teaching in the university.
According to him, Edo University Iyamho has provided the students with state of the arts technological and computer based equipment that makes learning easier, such as modern Engineering workshop, skills laboratories for nursing and medicine students; state of the arts mass communication studio and legal clinic for law students.
He advised the newly admitted students to make the best use of the facilities available in the university so that they can become well-grounded and employable after graduation from the university.
While congratulating the new students for being the chosen ones to be part of the community of a world class university, the VC said that university management will not tolerate any act of indiscipline, gangsterism, smoking or possession of hard drugs within the university premises which could lead to expulsion of the student.
Prof. Aluyor further stated that 450 students were qualified to study at the University in their chosen fields out of the 750 candidates that applied through Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to study in Edo University.
A parent, Mr. Amos Anetekhai whose son is to study Mass Communication said he decided to bring his son to Edo University because of its world class reputation and fast growing university in Nigeria.