The University of Ghana today the 27th October, 2018 held a matriculation ceremony for its Distance Education Students for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The ceremony was held at the Accra City Campus of the University.
This year’s admission saw a total of 3,388 students enrolled to pursue various programmes under the Distance Education programme in various Regional Learning Centres across the country.
Out of the 3,388 students, 2,471 are pursuing a Degree with the other 917 students pursuing their Diplomas.
Reading a speech on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of the College of Humanities at the Accra City Campus expressed joy for having more students accept admissions to study in the university.
In the speech, he noted that the Distance Education Programme has over the past few years, consistently moved from the use of paper based teaching materials to the Sakai e-Learning platform which has significantly enhanced teaching and learning on the Distance Education Program.
Prof. Oduro Owusu further urged students to strive for excellence in all that they do, especially in their studies as well as develop effective strategies to manage their time to enable them balance their academic demands and work.
Also in attendance at the ceremony was Registrar of the University, Mrs. Mercy Haizel-Ashia, who highlighted the importance of the matriculation ceremony and led the matriculants through the matriculation oath.
Signing the matricula on behalf of the students was Ms. Mary Elorm Gagodo.
Story by: Reward Kpokli/universnewsroom.com