Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, the Vice-chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday has disclosed that the institution has a new policy that guarantees a 50 per cent school fees refund to students with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.50 in every session.
Olatunji-Bello said on Monday at the matriculation ceremony of the 2020/2021 students that the policy would promote healthy competition among students.
No less than 6,648 students were matriculated into the institution.
Olatunji-Bello, who was appointed vice-chancellor last month, said LASU had over the years remained on the path of academic excellence and distinguished itself in the comity of universities in the country.
She said, “We are committed to excellence and determined to emerge as the best university in the West Africa region. Our students’ welfare is top on our priorities as we will ensure that the learning environment remains conducive for learning.
“My dear matriculating students, please note that the distance between matriculation and convocation ceremonies is quite wide and yet so close, it is important that the journey ends successfully.”
Olatunji-Bello advised the matriculating students to be regular in attendance at lectures, carry out all assignments shun deviant behaviours and avoid indecent dressing among others.
Acting dean, students’ affairs division Tajudeen Olumoko said the cardinal objective of the exercise was to acquaint students with the fundamental principles, norms and culture of the institution.
Olumoko added that it was expected they abide by all rules and regulations of the university.