UNICAL Holds Orientation For Freshmen

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By Ogar Monday/Urang Zagnor

Professor Zana Akpagu, Vice Chancellor UNICAL
Professor Zana Akpagu, Vice Chancellor UNICAL

The University of Calabar has held a three day orientation forum to acquaint freshmen of the University with how the institution works and give them advice on their academics.

Speaking at the event, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Zana Akpagu encouraged the new students to take their studies seriously and never allow themselves to be derailed by other commitments which abound in the University.

The Vice-Chancellor stressed the need for students to take their academics seriously as his administration is doing all it can to uplift the infrastructure in the school to make learning and research more conducive.

Also speaking at the event, the Registrar of the institution, Dr. Moses Abang welcomed the students to the University and advised them to take their studies seriously.

“Your year one is very important because it serves as a foundation for your success or otherwise in the school. I will advise you utilize the opportunity it presents by building a very solid foundation by taking your studies seriously.”

A freshman, Hilda Edet who spoke to our correspondent said the orientation “is truly an orientation” as it exposed her to some of the possible challenges she will be facing and how to tackle them when they arise.

The three day event featured music, comedy, motivational talks, paper presentation and a tour of Tinapa.

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