The management of the University of Ibadan has fixed Tuesday, March 16, 2021, for the virtual matriculation ceremony for 2020/2021 academic session. for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10.00am in the Trenchard Hall of the institution.
A statement signed on Thursday by the institution’s Director of Public Communication,Olutunji Oladejo, said the ceremony will hold at Trenchard Hall of the institution, adding that it will commence by 10am.
He said all the newly admitted students are expected to join the scheduled zoom meeting with the following details;
Meeting ID: 980 7951 2467
“A total number of 8197 newly admitted students are expected to participate in the ceremony in which the University Registrar, Mrs. Olubunmi Faluyi will administer the matriculation oath on them.
“A break down of the fresh students shows 4243 are from the conventional mode while 3954 are from the open and distance education (ODE) for parity of esteem,” Oladejo said.
The matriculation speaker is Dr. Boluwatife Ikwunne, an alumna of the University of Ibadan, a 2020 Young Innovation Leaders Fellow and winner of the 2021 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa. She is set to undertake postgraduate studies in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, in October, this year.
Ikwunne intends to conduct relevant research in neuroscience to develop prevention strategies and improve treatment options for mental health problems, especially in low and middle-income countries.
“The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola will preside over the all-important ceremony,” the statement added.