UI students proceed on exchange programme at Spanish university

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Ten students of the University of Ibadan (UI) are proceeding on an exchange programme at a university in Spain as part of deepening their knowledge in their respective fields.

The students were selected for the fellowship under the Erasmus K+107 Exchange Programme and would be at the University of Jaen, Spain for five months.

They were hosted by the UI Vice-Chancellor, Idowu Olayinka who charged them to be good ambassadors of the UI.

EduCeleb.com gathered that the students comprising four undergraduates and one postgraduate student each from the Department of Social and Environmental Forestry and the Department of Civil Engineering respectively are billed to travel to Spain to attend the fully sponsored programme with each students receiving a sum of C4250.00 and a return flight ticket.

The students from the Department of Social and Environmental Forestry are Oluwajuwon, Tomiwa Victor; Adegoke, Temitayo Rebecca; Dada, Damilola Daniel; Alade, Afees Abidemi and Ohwo, Oghenekevwe Abigail.

From the Department of Civil Engineering are Muniru, Yakub Adeyemi; Arinze, Lexy Chiweye, Abede, Yahya, Daniel Ifeoluwa, Oguntoye, Kunle Sunday and Caleb Oluwole.

Olayinka, a professor, was represented by his deputy, Kayode Adebowale, who was full of gratitude for the opportunity provided for the students.

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He said the students were selected based on transparency and equity using the highest CGPA scores.

The university chief charged them to seize every opportunity available to acquire and increase their knowledge.

He advised them to remain focused on the reason for their sojourn and not allow unnecessary distraction that could come as a result of a change in the environment.

He warned them to resist any form of temptation and keep off from any act that may bring the University of Ibadan to disrepute.

He also charged them to always make good choices in life as every choice has its consequence.

The Contact Person for Erasmus Programme at the UI, Busuyi Agbeja, in his goodwill message to the participants, expressed his pleasure to have seen the university’s products successfully shortlisted for the exchange programme.

Agbeja, a professor, noted that tenacity and focus were important ingredients for success.

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