Don’t disappoint your parents – UniUyo VC tells 17,550 matriculating students

The University of Uyo (UniUyo) has conducted its combined 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 matriculation ceremony with 17,550 students sworn into the institution.

This was just as the Vice Chancellor, Professor Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, admonished the new in-take of the varsity to be diligent in their studies so that their parents and families would not be disappointed at the end.

Ndaeyo, who disclosed this during the 30th and 31st matriculation ceremony of UniUyo at the permanent campus in Uyo, noted that the varsity is a nurturing ground to groom future leaders who will create impact in the world.

He urged the students to shun cultism, examination malpractices, and other vices that can truncate or terminate their studentship from the institution.

“Say no to examination misconduct, no to cultism (for cultism is Evil. Remember and note that indiscipline can hinder one’s overall growth and success.

“Obey rules and regulations of the University, uphold and promote the noble ideals, principles, and those values for which the University of Uyo is Known for.

“This great institution has long stood as a symbol of academic excellence and a nurturing ground for future leaders. The degrees of the University of Uyo are only awarded to deserving students who are found to be worthy in character and learning.

“Do not disappoint yourselves, your parents, your families, your State, your country, and of course humanity. Let the nurturing hands of the University of Uyo pass through you so that at the end you will be a liberated human being,” he added.

The Vice Chancellor, who described the institution as a symbol of academic excellence, stressed that the varsity is
blind to favouritism but treats everybody equally irrespective of wherever one may come from.

He advised the students to always visit the SERVICOM or Students Affairs Division of the institution to launch any complaint they may harbor in their heart or get clarification over any issue in the University.