University of Lagos, UNILAG admitted 8,602 students out of the 58,293 UTME and Direct Entry Candidates that applied for the 2017/2018 academic session admission.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Rahamon A. Bello FAEng has administered the Matriculation Oath on the 8,602 newly admitted students of University, for 2017/2018 academic session.
A total of 53,935 UTME applicants and 4, 358 Direct Entry applicants began the selection process. Out of that figure, 31, 955 scored 200 and above in UTME while 26, 497 sat for the post-UTME of our University. Those offered provisional admission were 6,256 in the UTME category and 2,459 in the direct entry category, making a total 8, 602.
Today, after a thorough screening exercise, there are 6, 644 students, representing about 11.5% of the total number of applicants, who have fully scaled the registration procedure, whom from this day would become bonafide students of the University of Lagos.
The Matriculation Ceremony which was held on Friday, January 15, 2018 in the Multi-purpose Hall, UNILAG, Akoka, was witnessed by Principal Officers of the University, Deputy Provost of College of Medicine, Professor Abayomi Okanlawon, and Deans of Faculties.
In his address at the event, the Vice-Chancellor congratulated and charged the new students to embrace the zeal to acquire academic excellence for which the University of Lagos is reputed. He also urged them to shun all vices and immoral behavior.