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School Of Postgraduate Studies Orientation Programme For Postgraduate Students Admitted In 2017/2018 Academic Session In Nsukka And Enugu Campuses

SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS ADMITTED IN 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SESSION IN NSUKKA AND ENUGU CAMPUSES

 

The School of Postgraduate Studies is organizing an orientation programme for all fresh postgraduate students admitted in the 2017/2018 academic session into departments in both Nsukka and Enugu Campuses of the University. This is in line with the vision of the current University Administration to reposition the postgraduate programmes for global competitiveness through timeliness, excellence and ethical conduct. This orientation programme is a proactive enlightenment effort to acquaint the students with the necessary procedures and regulations and motivate them onto high level performances that will minimize cases of delayed graduation, failures and other mistakes that could arise from ignorance.

 

PROGRAMME FOR THE ORIENTATION:

 

Day 1:             Tuesday 10th July 2018         –           Orientation at Departments and Faculties

 

At the Department

9.00am – 9.05am        :           Opening Prayer

9.05am – 9.25am         :           Address by the Head of Department

9.25am – 9.40am         :           Address by the Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator

9.40am – 10.00am       :           Address by a Senior Academic in the Department

10.00am – 10.20am     :           Questions/Answers/Responses from the Students

10.20am – 10.25am     :           Closing Prayer

10.25am – 11.30am     :           Tour of the Departmental Teaching/Research Facilities

 

At the Faculty

2.00pm – 2.05pm        :           Opening Prayer

2.05pm – 2.20pm        :           Address by the Dean of Faculty

2.20pm – 2.45pm        :           Address by the Faculty Rep., in SPGS Board

2.45pm – 3.00pm        :           Address by the Immediate past Dean or another                                                                               Senior Academic in the Faculty

3.00pm – 3.20pm        :           Questions/Answers/Responses from the Students

3.20pm – 3.25pm        :           Closing Prayer

3.25pm – 4.00pm        :           Tour of Faculty Research Facilities/Library

 

Day 2:      Wednesday 11th July, 2018    –    General Orientation at Ekpo Convocation Arena

 

10.00am – 10.05am     :           Opening Prayer

10.05am – 10.25am     :           Address by the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

10.25am – 10.40am     :           Address by the Vice Chancellor and declaration of the orientation                                                                                      programme open

10.40am – 11.00am     :           Address by the School Secretary/Deputy Registrar: Issues on                                                                                              postgraduate regulations and timetable

11.00am – 11.15pm    :           Talk by Director, STRACEP: Ethical reorientation in university                                                                                                       education in Nigeria

11.15am – 12.15am     :           Keynote address by Sylva Essiet: Adopting ethical standards in                                                                                                      lifestyle and research

12.15pm – 12.35pm    :           Talk by the DVC (Academic): Global impact through postgraduate                                                                                                 study and research

12.35pm – 12.55pm    :           Talk by the University Librarian: Optimal use of the library                                                                                                              resources in modern research

12.55pm – 1.15pm      :           Talk by the Director, ICT: Relevance of ICT tools in contemporary                                                                                                 study and research

1.15pm – 1.35pm        :           Talk by Dean, Student Affairs: Holistic pursuit in learning and                                                                                                        character

1.35pm – 1.55pm        :           Speech by PG Hall Governor (Nsukka Campus): Discipline in                                                                                  living and relating with other postgraduate students

1.55pm – 2.20pm        :           Questions/Reactions from the Students

2.20pm – 2.25pm        :           Closing Prayer

2.30pm                        :           Tour of the University Library

 

signed

Professor P. O. Osadebe

Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

 

cc:        Vice Chancellor

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration)

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)

Registrar

University Librarian

University Bursar

 

cc:        SAR, Admissions SPGS

A.O., Information/Publication