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Chrisland University Matriculates 394 Students



Chrisland University Matriculates 394 Students

The Chrisland University, Abeokuta, on Thursday , matriculated 394 students for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The institution’s ninth matriculation ceremony , which took place at the university auditorium, had the theme “Winning”.

Speaking at the ceremony, Prof. Chinedum Babalola, the Vice Chancellor of the university, charged the newly matriculated students to have a positive mindset towards achieving success in their academic programmes.

Babalola admonished the students to be courageous and acquire the necessary training that would make them overcome , in difficult times.

She explained that the institution had continued to grow in leaps and bounds,also with increase in the number of students, and having all its programmes accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

“The nation and the whole world is filled with difficult times and challenges, and no one is spared, including our families and the university.

“It is a time to acquire the courage and the necessary training to overcome these hard times and end up as a winner.

” The training you will receive at Chrisland University will prepare you to be a winner and an overcomer,” she added.

The vice chancellor advised the new students to avail themselves of the opportunity, not only to excel in learning, but also in character and become good ambassadors of the institution.

Dr Kate Isa, the guest lecturer, urged the matriculating students not to be disheartened by setbacks, saying they should use them as stepping stones for growth.

Isa, the Founder, Katchey Company Limited, spoke on the topic ” How to Win”.

Isa lectured the students on various ways to win and succeed in their academics.

She listed effective time management, getting a mentor , building supportive network and setting realistic academic goals as some of the measures to succeed academically.

” Winning is not about perfection, about progress. Be kind to yourself, be persistent and believe in your potential.

” What will success look like to you at the end of your journey here, You have to define that today. You have to embrace this journey, find your purpose, and evolve into the best version of yourself,” she said.

” At your age, you might feel the weight of expectations and the excitement of possibilities.

” Embrace both and remember life is not a sprint, it is a marathon. It is about consistent effort, learning from each step, and enjoying the process. Life is a journey filled with ups and downs,” she said.

Isa explained further that there was no problem in seeking further education abroad, but advised the students to always return and join in fixing the country.

” Go abroad, acquire knowledge and come back to fix Nigeria. Do not “Japa”.