UNIUYO Produces 11 First Class As 4,186 Students Graduate.By Quadrihatic 09:07 Fri, 30 Oct 2015 Comments
The Vice chancellor of the University of Uyo, Professor (Mrs) Comfort M. EKPO the convocation during a press briefing ahead of the the 21st convocation ceremony of the institution said that the institution will be graduation a total of 4,186 students.
The break down is as follows; Postgraduate Diploma â€“347, Masters Degreeâ€“ 899, Ph.D â€“ 82, Bachelors degree First Class â€“ 11 Second Class Upper Division â€“ 564, Second Class Lower Division â€“ 1,572, Others â€“ 903, Diploma and Certificate â€“ 309.
According to the VC, for the first time, in the history of the University of Uyo harvested a female as the overall best graduating student in the person of Miss Nsidibe Solomon Etuk of the Department of Music, with a Cumulative Grade point Average of 4.65.
She further stated that the overall best graduating student in Medicine and Pharmacy are females. They are: (a) Dr. Imaobong Ubom (Medicine) and Pharmacist Grace Monday Williams(Pharmacy).
She revealed that Over 98%, of the academic programmes offered in the institution have been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) with most of them at Full Accreditation Status including Pharmacy programme which had always been on Interim Accreditation since its commencement 21 years ago but has now earned Full Accreditation Status.
She further disclosed that the institution is the 10th most preferred University in Nigeria for admission, as it attracted over 40,000 candidates for the 2015 Unified Tertiary matriculation Examination (UTME), with a quota of 6,659 for admission.
It was learnt that Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, Chief Uko Akpan Umanah and Senator Ita Solomon Enang will be conferred with Honorary degrees at during the convocation.
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