AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: May 17th, 2017 - 13:44:23 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@news.sl
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NEWS : Local News  

Sierra Leone News : Harvest Season Of Graduation Ends at USL
By Munda Rogers PRO - USL
May 17, 2017, 17:04
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

The University of Sierra Leone has organized two congregations for the class of 2015/16 students at the Adjai Crowther Amphitheatre on the 22nd of April and 13th May 2017. During the first congregation, USL conferred degrees and approved the award of diplomas and certificates on 1,478 graduates of Fourah Bay College. The congregation of 13th May included 41 doctors, 22 pharmacists, 19 medical laboratory and pharmacy technicians and 232 nurses from COMAHS whilst 1,200 graduates were conferred with various degrees from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), including four graduates from LICCSAL Business College, an affiliate of the University of Sierra Leone, and the School of Postgraduate Studies. Approval was also given for the award of various diplomas and certificates. 

 

GRADUANDS AT CONGREGATION

 

The second congregation was graced by three special guests of the Acting Vice-Chancellor &    Principal, Bishop Dr. Abu Koroma of Flaming Evangelical Ministries, Alhaji Dr. Alpha Khan from the Government of Sierra Leone and the Mayor of the Kenema City Council, His Worship Mayor J.S Kelfala. The Adjai Crowther Amphitheatre was full of parents, guardians and loved ones from across the country who demonstrated their support to the graduates. No doubt that multiple congregations have been necessitated by the increase in number of graduands, a consequence of increased access of students to the University.     

 

“An increasing student population indicates increased demand for higher education and access to the University. This has a number of implications and consequences including the need to transform existing pedagogical and managerial approaches, develop new modes of interaction with students who are coming to the University much younger, provide appropriate teaching and learning resources, provide adequate state-of-the art physical facilities and improve the general environment for learning” says Professor Ekundayo J.D. Thompson, Acting Vice Chancellor and Principal of USL in his congregation speech. He also warned that, “if not creatively managed, the increased student population could detract from our efforts to maintain and improve quality”.

 

Officers of USL pose for a photograph with graduates

 

Special guests at congregation

 

Guests

 

GRADUANDS AT CONGREGATION

 

View of the Adjai Crowther Amphitheatre


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
As his new party contest its first election in South-East:....Kamarainba ready to Disgrace JOB & APC in Segbwema
Sierra Leone News : Tony Konomanyi Declares for Koidu City Mayor
Sierra Leone News : Youngest Editor off to World Bank Sponsored International Workshop
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: Why Always Port Loko? Why? Why?
$200,000 AFCOM Scandal: Why VP Foh Must Be Very Careful
Front Page Editorial Advise... Tiffy Tiffy AFCOM's $200,000 Fake VSAT Contract & Hon VP Foh
FROM OUR TEAM
Sierra Leone: Unwrapping Yasmin Jusu Sheriff
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
7-storey APC/ CPC building and the hue and cry by detractors: The points being missed by the rabble-rousers
What is the cost of safety? WHY NATIONAL AND AIRPORT SECURITY MATTERS IN KENYA, SIERRA LEONE, AND THE REST OF THE WORLD
Laudable Moves of Social Welfare Minister in Moyamba & Bo Di Laudable Moves of Social Welfare Minister in Moyamba & Bo Districts
SPECIAL REPORTS
Sierra Leone Cabinet Minister Calls On Police to Investigate Conspiracy to Defraud Donor Funds
FEATURES
The Renaissance of Sierra Leone through the lenses of Attitudinal and Behavioural Change
Towards a modernised education system which can meet the challenges and opportunities of our future
Sierra Leone Social Welfare Deputy Calls Up Bizarre Press Conference
ENTERTAINMENT
No articles available.
PROFILES
OJU Wilson - Your contribution to the Human Rights Struggle and the Rule of Law will never be forgotten
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
THE ECONOMY
No articles available.
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Tribute to Femi Turner – The Unsung Hero of the 50/50 Group
As she proudly flies the Sierra Leone Green, White & Blue flag in USA... Sylvia Blyden Speaks from Washington DC, USA
PRESIDENT KOROMA LEAVES FOR C-10 MEETING IN MALABO
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
No articles available.
ADVERTISEMENTS
No articles available.
SATIRE
SATIRE: Question: What is this rabbit laughing hysterically about???
RETRACTION!!

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net