UNIBEN to conduct virtual matriculation for 2019/2020 academic session



In a bid to check the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the University of Benin (UNIBEN), has given approval for a virtual matriculation for students admitted into the 2019/2020 academic session of the university.

The matriculation has accordingly been fixed for Tuesday next week.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Lilian Salami gave the approval in a statement issued by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Dr Benedicta Ehanire on Friday.

“The event holds on Tuesday 15th September, 2020.

“Only the university’s principal officers and a few designated officials as well as student representatives of the various college, schools, institutes and faculties are expected to be physically present”.

“The provost, deans, directors, other matriculating students and members of the university community are to participate via a link that would be provided by the ICTU/CRPU”,she said.

She noted that the use of face masks is compulsory for those who will be physically present at the venue.

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