396 Views

UNILAG Finally Produces First Class Graduates In Chinese Language

At the end of the students’ degree programmes, he said they would be awarded bachelors’ degrees and an Entrepreneurship Certificate.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, announced this at a news conference on Wednesday in Lagos.

Ogundipe said activities lined-up for the three-day ceremonies would begin on May 8.

According to him, the university will, for the first time, produce graduates in the Chinese language, with four out of 14 of them, in the first class division.

He said the university would confer degrees, diplomas and certificates to 12,638 students in various disciplines at the convocation.

He explained that 62 of the entire first class graduating students are from the Faculty of Engineering.

The vice-chancellor noted that three students emerged best graduating students with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.97.

They are Jude Mathew from the Department of Biochemistry, Abbas Roy-Larinde from the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering and Emmanuel Babawale, Department of Early Childhood Education.

Giving a further breakdown of the graduating students, Ogundipe said 6,816, representing 53.9 per cent, would get first degrees and diplomas, while 5,822 others, representing 46.1 per cent, would bag postgraduate degrees.

Out of the graduating students, 1,892 are in the Second Class Upper division, while 2,958 others are in the Second Class Lower division.

Also, 1,227 graduates are in the Third Class, 93 with Pass degrees, while 400 others would be awarded degrees or diplomas that are not classified.

ALSO READ  PHOTOS: 4 Nigerian Women Who Have Received Grammy Awards & Nomination

In the postgraduate category, Ogundipe said 123 would be awarded Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in various disciplines, while 5,190 others would be conferred with Masters’ degrees in their various fields of study.

He said 509 other students would be conferred with Postgraduate diplomas.

The VC expressed the determination of the university to attain unequalled national recognition and global relevance.

“We have initiated some partnerships and collaborations with institutions and organisations that will help us to achieve our dream of providing a world-class learning and research environment that will produce great scholars and researchers, with national impact.

“We are reaching out to both private, public organisations and individuals to support us.

“The ultimate goal is to make University of Lagos the African hub for research and innovation by 2022.

“We shall escalate research activities that focus on solving real-life challenges,’’ the VC said.

He noted that the university was ready to provide the lead in attending to urgent national issues through evidence-based research.

He added that the institution had challenged staff and students to make good use of their ingenuity and resourcefulness.

Ogundipe added that the university was also poised to develop its students by honing their skills through the introduction of entrepreneurship training to the curriculum.

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest Posts

How Phone Call Caused This Terrible Multiple Accident in Front of Uyo Stadium (Photos)
Shocking
62 views
Shocking
62 views

How Phone Call Caused This Terrible Multiple Accident in Front of Uyo Stadium (Photos)

MT - July 21, 2018

A horrific multiple accident was said to have happened yesterday by 4pm just  in front of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital.. According to…

Mikel Obi Has Not Seen Nor Spoken to Me in 5 Years – Father
Shocking
69 views
Shocking
69 views

Mikel Obi Has Not Seen Nor Spoken to Me in 5 Years – Father

MT - July 21, 2018

Mikel Obi's dad has made a shocking revelation about his relationship with his billionaire son, Mikel Obi and how public perception tend to suggest that he is…

Singer, Dollarboi Recounts His Heart-wrenching SARS Brutality Experience in Lagos (Photos)
Shocking
6 views
Shocking
6 views

Singer, Dollarboi Recounts His Heart-wrenching SARS Brutality Experience in Lagos (Photos)

MT - July 21, 2018

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Dollarboi, has taken to his Instagram page @dollamachine, to narrate his harrowing experience in the hands of SARS operatives of the Nigerian Police Force…

Why Women Should Free Themselves From ‘The Other Room’ – Obasanjo
Nigerian Women
63 views
Nigerian Women
63 views

Why Women Should Free Themselves From ‘The Other Room’ – Obasanjo

MT - July 21, 2018

While spesking on the topic, ‘My understanding of women aspiration in business and politics’ at an event on Friday in Ibadan, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, charged Nigerian women to fight…

SEE The Romantic Gift Billionaire Tonye Cole Surprised His Wife With For 23rd Wedding Anniversary [PHOTOS]
Religion
136 views
Religion
136 views

SEE The Romantic Gift Billionaire Tonye Cole Surprised His Wife With For 23rd Wedding Anniversary [PHOTOS]

MT - July 20, 2018

Nigerian billionaire entrepreneur, executive director and co-founder of Sahara Group, Tonye Cole has surprised his wife Sylvia Cole, with a brand new Mercedes SUV on their 23rd…

5 Advantages of Developing Your Own Property Over Buying Existing Ones
Best of Nigeria
86 views
Best of Nigeria
86 views

5 Advantages of Developing Your Own Property Over Buying Existing Ones

MT - July 20, 2018

Owning a piece of real estate has been the hallmark of achievement from time immemorial as kings and influential men of old are sized according to their…

President Buhari: Why I Declared My Second Term Bid Early
Politics
88 views
Politics
88 views

President Buhari: Why I Declared My Second Term Bid Early

MT - July 20, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari says he announced his second term bid in April to “save a lot of time and cool tempers”. The president announced his intention to…

10 States In Nigeria Where Pidgin-English Is Most Spoken [Written In Pidgin]
Best of Nigeria
90 views
Best of Nigeria
90 views

10 States In Nigeria Where Pidgin-English Is Most Spoken [Written In Pidgin]

MT - July 20, 2018

Pidgin is Nigeria's second most acceptable language aside the universally recognized English language. With over 250 ethnic groups and diversified local dialects, most Nigerians sometimes inter-switch the…

Adorable Photos of Yoruba Actress, Taiwo Aromokun Twins as they Turn 5 (Photos)
Entertainment
90 views
Entertainment
90 views

Adorable Photos of Yoruba Actress, Taiwo Aromokun Twins as they Turn 5 (Photos)

MT - July 20, 2018

How time flies. Yoruba actress Taiwo Aromokun can’t keep calm because it’s her twin-boys 5th birthday today. Taiwo who has been residing in London with the boys…

Chevron VTP Graduates Turn Down 50 Job Slots
Business
90 views
Business
90 views

Chevron VTP Graduates Turn Down 50 Job Slots

PH - July 20, 2018

GRADUATES of Chevron Vocational Training Programme, VTP 5 and 6 under the auspices of National Association of Itsekiri Graduates, NAIG, National Association of Ilaje Graduates and National…

Photos of Fulani Chief Imam, Abdullahi Bachi Murdered by Armed Militia in Plateau State
Shocking
89 views
Shocking
89 views

Photos of Fulani Chief Imam, Abdullahi Bachi Murdered by Armed Militia in Plateau State

MT - July 20, 2018

Armed men suspected to be militia members have reportedly murdered a Fulani chief Imam in a bloody attack in Plateau state. The Chief Imam of Bachi Community,…

Why Ex-leaders Attack Buhari – Presidency
Politics
83 views
Politics
83 views

Why Ex-leaders Attack Buhari – Presidency

PH - July 20, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Thursday pointed out why former leaders criticize her principal. Onochie said they were agitated because of…

“How Shooting Movie Scenes Left Me Hospitalized for 5 Days” – Actress, Mosun Reveals
Entertainment
91 views
Entertainment
91 views

“How Shooting Movie Scenes Left Me Hospitalized for 5 Days” – Actress, Mosun Reveals

MT - July 20, 2018

A Nigerian actress has opened up on how shooting movie scenes left her hospitalized for as many as days. Mosun Adeleye, a Nollywood actress, has underscored the…

How to Apply for Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2018
Best of Nigeria
86 views
Best of Nigeria
86 views

How to Apply for Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship Awards 2018

MT - July 20, 2018

Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Board – Applications are invited from students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2018 Gani Fawehhnni Annual Scholarship Awards. Gani Fawehinmi Annual Scholarship…

FIFA Ranks Nigeria 25th Best Team After World Cup
Sports
80 views
Sports
80 views

FIFA Ranks Nigeria 25th Best Team After World Cup

PH - July 20, 2018

Nigeria have been rated the 25th best nation by the federation of International Football after the conclusion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia. This…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’ Twitter Appointment: Reno Omokri Replies El-Rufai’s Tweet
Best of Nigeria
81 views
Best of Nigeria
81 views

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’ Twitter Appointment: Reno Omokri Replies El-Rufai’s Tweet

MT - July 20, 2018

See how Reno just reeled out a list of organizations seeking/sought Ngozi's input. Thank God @Twitter, @Gavi, @Lazard and @AIIB_Official do not think that @NOIweala is a…

See What Ex President Jonathan Has to Say About Okonjo-Iweala’s Twitter Appointment
Inspiring
64 views
Inspiring
64 views

See What Ex President Jonathan Has to Say About Okonjo-Iweala’s Twitter Appointment

MT - July 20, 2018

Goodluck Jonathan: I am not surprised that Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has been appointed into the board of Twitter. If anyone merits such an appointment, it…

Nigeria Customs Adopts Oracle Blockchain Service
Business
66 views
Business
66 views

Nigeria Customs Adopts Oracle Blockchain Service

PH - July 20, 2018

Nigeria Customs Service is among the global early adopters of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service which has recently been introduced. The service allows organizations to easily build…

Loading...