End of Second Semester Examinations for students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism is set to commence today.
The exam is for students of the Institute who have duly registered their courses.
School management has already published the list of students who have registered for the semester’s academic work and desks have been arranged in the various lecture rooms for the exam.
Sitting arrangement for today’s examination have also been published and circulated on various student platforms on WhatsApp.
According to the timetable for the exam, Level 100 and Diploma 1 students will set the ball rolling in the morning with their “Basic French for Communicators” paper with Diploma 2 and Level 200 students sitting for their “Entrepreneurship” and “Introduction to Media & Society” papers respectively later in the day.
Scheduled date for the last paper is Tuesday May 14, 2019.
The second semester examination is the final decider for final year students regarding the Class Honour they bow out of the Institute with.
Following some incidents of theft which were recording during the first semester examinations of this particular academic year, the Internal Security Office of the Institute has announced new measures to ensure the safety of valuables of students.
Tags will now be given to students who will keep their valuables with the security.
During the end of the first semester examinations in December 2018, some students had reported that their valuables, which were left with school’s security, were missing.
But in a communique issued by the General Secretary-elect of the Students Representative Council of the school, Patrick Nambe, students have been assured of the safe keeping of their belongings.
The communique from Patrick Nambe was on behalf of the Head of School Security, Mr. Nicholas Okai.
Eschew examination malpractice
Acting Dean of Students Affairs, Dr. David Dankwa Apawu, has in a statement urged students to “stand up to the highest stands of discipline and fairness, eschewing any form of examination malpractice and misconduct” in this semester’s examinations.
He further urged them to stick to examinations rules and make come out with the best performance at their own efforts.
Below is the full statement
On behalf of Management, I congratulate you all for your diligent work through out the semester.
At this point, you’re being called upon to give an account of what you have studied or read.
I am convinced you are up to the task.
Go ahead and make yourselves and all of us proud.
As trainees and scholars aspiring to be watchdogs of our society, stand up to the highest stands of discipline and fairness, eschewing any form of examination malpractice and misconduct.
Stick to the rules, uphold them at all times and be proud of the outcome of your own efforts.
I pray you come out with the best of performance.
God be with you.
Story by: Jeffrey Nyabor|universnewsroom.com