University of Medical Sciences Ondo, begins academic activities today Monday, 11th of January, 2016 with screening of 189 admitted student.
A statement by the University’s Director of Communication and Public Relations, Prince Ademola Babalola, indicated that a total of 189 students had been offered admission into five different programmes- Medicine, Dentistry, Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
The statement read, “The pioneer students of the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, started arriving at the institution’s campus on Sunday. Both the management of the university and the students are in high spirits and the management has promised to make the institution the hub of medical education in the West African sub-continent. It is the first strictly medical university and the best must be produced.
“We are commencing academics at 100 levels across the five programmes as well as 200 level in Medicine and Dentistry.
“In acordance with the provisions of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, accommodation has been provided for all the 200 level students as well as 100 level students on First Come First Served basis.”
The screening and registration of the students, according to the statement, will begin on Monday, January 11, 2016.
Babalola’s statement added, “The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Friday Okonofua, has announced scholarship for the student admitted with the best aggregate score after the collated JAMB and Post-UME examinations. The name of the student will be released on the first day of the students’ orientation programme beginning on Thursday, January 14, 2016.”