The Calabar Study Centre of the National Open University of
Nigeria on Saturday matriculated 400 new students into various faculties of the
Declaring the 12th matriculation ceremony open, Director of
NOUN, Calabar Study Centre, Dr. Andee Iheme, advised the students to set their priorities right and shun all forms of
bad association capable of truncating their future.
He said, “Let me specially welcome you into the NOUN
family. A family known for its strides in academic excellence and good
performances. Therefore, we expect nothing below the NOUN standard from you’’.
According to him, NOUN is an accessible and affordable
university, with relevant entry qualifications of five credits including
English Language and Mathematics.
He explained that the duration of course in NOUN is
dependent on the student’s choice of programme and level of study.
“All undergraduate programmes in the School of Arts and
Social Sciences, Education and
management, run for a minimum of four years and a maximum of eight years.
The LLB-Law in the School of Law and B.Sc Nursing Science and Resource
Management in the School of Science Technology have five years minimum and eight years maximum,” he said.
The Director said that students of the university were rated
very high in academic performance, adding that in 2012 NOUN came first in the
Law student moot court competition organized nationwide.
He said that NOUN facilitators were drawn from conventional universities in their various discipline.
He used the occasion to call on other prospective students
to take the advantage and enroll in the university.
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