About 1,569 students have been admitted into the Federal University, Kashere (FUK) at the 2016/2017 Academic Session Matriculation ceremony held recently.
Speaking at the event, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Alhassan Gani, said the university is destined for higher education owing to the interest shown by applicants who sort admission.
He charged the students to take their studies seriously by promptly attending lectures, reporting all assignments and participating in all other academic activities enshrined in the curriculum.
Gani stated his determination to see that the institution becomes a centre of learning, adding “Since our motto is ‘Education for Global Citizenship’, we must strive hard not to only be current with trend of events that sustain life while preserving the environment but being participants and major contributions in all endeavours in a sustainable environment.”
He enumerated achievements recorded within the short period of its establishment to include, accreditation of its programmes and the expansion of the University Clinic into a health Centre.
“The University has four Faculties, 19 Academic Departments and 34 Academic programmes.
“Out of the 22 Degree programmes presented to the National Universities Commission (NUC) for accreditation, all the five programmes in Faculty of Science and four in Faculty of Humanities secured full status while the rest were given interim.
“It is important to note that none of our programmes was denied accreditation. This year 12 programmes will be presented for accreditation and we are making efforts to ensure they all scale through,” he added.