Bauchi State University Gadau (BASUG) has matriculated 5,896 new students for 2018/2019 academic session who gained admission into the Faculty of Social and Management sciences of the University.
The matriculation was held at the Yuli campus located some few kilometers outside Bauchi metropolis.
In his address, the Vice Chancellor Professor, Auwalu Uba revealed that 16, 908 candidates applied for admissions this year out of which 6, 353 were admitted into various programs across the three campuses of the University at Itas /Gadau, Bauchi and Misau.
He added that out of the 6, 353 students who got admission, 5,896 registered for various courses.
He advised the new students to see their admission into the University as an achievement and study hard in order to excel in their academic pursuits.
Professor Uba further informed that, Matriculation confers the students full membership of the institution having fulfilled all necessary requirements.
“Flowing from this, every matriculated student is entitled to all rights and privileges recognized by the University which include right to access information in the library and enjoyment of all available teaching and learning facilities in the University”. He said
He enjoined them to shun cultism, sexual misbehavior, indecent dressing, examination malpractices, thuggery, fraudulent acts and other nefarious activities to avoid being expelled from the University.
The Guest Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Tukur while delivering a paper entitled ‘Academic Culture Processes and Procedures Guiding Studentship in the University System” people who have problems like ill-health, financial difficulties and other reasons could defer their admissions after paying a non refundable fee.
According to him, students can also have their courses changed if they could not register due to deficiencies, withdrawal on academic ground or interdisciplinary transfer due to low performance.
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