UMUNZE – A total of 1,945 students on Saturday matriculated at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra for the 2013/2014 academic session.
Those who matriculated were 573 students for degree courses, 1,332 students for National Certificate in Education (NCE) courses and 40 students who applied for the Professional Diploma Course in Education.
In an address at the occasion, the Provost of the College, Prof. Josephat Ogbuagu, who was represented by Chief Cyprian Odigbo, said the institution had made notable landmarks.
According to Ogbuagu, the National Universities Commission (NUC) had elevated the college to a degree-awarding institution with the accreditation of 11 degree programmes.
“The accredited courses include Biology Education, Building/Woodwork Technology, Business Education, Chemistry Education and Early Childhood Education, and Primary Education. [eap_ad_2] “The rest of the programmes are Electrical/Electronics, Technology Education, Integrated Science Education, Library Science and Information Education, Mathematics Education, and Mechanical/Automobile Technology Education,’’ he said.
Ogbuagu said the NUC had also approved two new programmes —- Computer Science Education and Physical Education for the 2014/2015 academic session.
He warned the students not to indulge in examination malpractices, cultism, forgery and other anti-social behaviour.
Ogbuagu said the authorities of the college would not hesitate to expel any student found wanting.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]