Dr. Abhishek Tyagi, Rector of Sikkim Manipal University speaking at the ceremony.
Dr. Abhishek Tyagi, Rector of Sikkim Manipal University speaking at the ceremony.

The Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) Ghana Learning Center has held a matriculation ceremony for 431 fresh students at its campus in Accra.

Dr. Abhishek Tyagi, Rector of Sikkim Manipal University speaking at the ceremony.
Dr. Abhishek Tyagi, Rector of Sikkim Manipal University speaking at the ceremony.

A press release from the University copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) stated that Mr. Eric Hanson, the Assistant Registrar, led the matriculants comprising students from Ghana and other West African countries, to swear the Matriculation Oath.

Mr Hanson also enjoined the students to abide by the rules and regulations of the institution.

The Rector, Dr. Abhishek Tyagi, who chaired the function, congratulated the matriculants for successfully obtaining admission into the institution to undertake their dream courses.

He urged the students to avail themselves of the numerous opportunities provided by the College, in order to benefit from its policy of producing topnotch graduates with cross functional skills to compete favourably in the labour market. .

These include courses being run by the University’s newly- established Professional Development Center for Management and Technology.

The Rector announced that the University’s e-Iearning platform will soon link SMU students up with renowned institutions abroad for knowledge-sharing.

The Dean in charge of Academic affairs, Mr. Satya Vir Singh, urged the matriculants to live by their pledges as contained in the Matriculation Oath and advised them to take their studies serious and at all times dress well to project their identity as disciplined students.

He also advised students to observe high moral standards and focus their minds and energies on achieving their academic goals.

The Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Mr. Ato Amoaning-Annan, advised the students not to settle for mediocrity, reminding them that ?only the best is good for Africa.?

 

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