UNN School Of Postgraduate Studies Orientation For Students Admitted In 2018/2019 Session


This is to bring to the notice of all fresh postgraduate students admitted in the 2018/2019 academic session that the School of Postgraduate Studies is organizing an orientation programme for all fresh postgraduate students admitted in the 2018/2019 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. The orientation programme is a proactive enlightenment effort to acquaint the students with 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.

UNN School Of Postgraduate Studies Orientation For Students Admitted In 2018/2019 Session


Day 1:             Tuesday 15th October, 2019 – 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 16th October, 2019 –    General Orientation at Ekpo Convocation Arena

10.00am – 10.05am    :           Opening Prayer

10.05am – 10.20am    :           Address by the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

10.20am – 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 the                                                   revised postgraduate regulations and timetable’

11.00am – 12.00pm    :           Keynote address by Prof. Ike Ernest Onyishi: ‘Leveraging                                                               international best practices for postgraduate study and research in the                                             University of Nigeria’

12.00am – 12.20am    :           Hands-on training on UNN E-learning platform navigation guide                                                    by Engr. Chisom Aneke (Ksmart Solutions International)

12.20pm – 12.40pm    :           Talk by the DVC (Academic): ‘Global impact through postgraduate                                               study and research’

12.40pm – 01.00pm    :           Talk by the University Librarian: ‘Optimal use of library resources                                                             in modern research’

01.00pm – 01.20pm    :           Talk by the Director, ICT: ‘ICT tools available on campus for                                                         postgraduate study and research’

01.20pm – 01.40pm    :           Talk by Dean, Student Affairs: ‘The role of Student Affairs                                                             Department in postgraduate student welfare: challenges and                                                            progresses

01.40pm – 02.00pm    :           Speech by PG Hall Governor (Nsukka Campus): The place of                                                         discipline and character in living and relating with fellow                                                                postgraduate students

02.00pm – 02.20pm    :           Questions/Reactions from the Students

02.20pm – 02.25pm    :           Closing Prayer

2.30pm                        :           Tour of the University Library

Professor L. U. S. Ezeanyika

Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies

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