Don’t Cheat in Examinations – V. C. Tells Matriculants

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba has advised matriculants candidly not to cheat in examinations or quizzes but rather urged them to adopt positive attitude towards their studies. He made this statement at the Matriculation ceremony held for freshmen and women offering various courses under the Distance Education of the Institute for Educational Development and Extension (IEDE-UEW) on Wednesday January 11, 2017 at the Jophus Anamuah Conference Centre, North Campus.

The ceremony was to introduce the newly admitted students to the University community. The University matriculated 3,673 students from the southern sector out of the total number of 7,768 students who had registered for the 2016/2017 academic year. The total number comprises 6,635 undergraduate students, 568 post-graduate students of the Institute of Educational Development and Extension (IEDE) and 565 students of the Faculties of Technical and Vocational Education of the College of Technology Education of the University of Education, Winneba.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mawutor Avoke, in an address to matriculants from the southern sector, appreciated them on their decision to choose University of Education, Winneba to further their studies. He added that as part of the aims of the Distance Education programme to give continuing students and prospective applicants the opportunity to access University Education conveniently, the University has established four new study centres located at Accra High School, Accra, Northern School of Business, Tamale, Offinso College of Education, Offinso, Gbawe College of Education, Pusiga, to vamp the already existing centres to thirty-seven (37).

“The University is aware of the financial challenges that some of you may encounter as you pursue your programmes in the University”, he said. He added that in view of this the University has introduced the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship to cater for brilliant but needy students as part of its goal to achieve objective 10 of the university’s strategic plan. The Registrar, Dr. C.Y. Akwaa-Mensah led the matriculants to take their oath which signaled their formal agreement with the University after having fulfilled all the necessary requirements. Source: Media Relations Office