International Students' Forum

The Office of International Programmes, University of Ibadan on Friday 21st July 2017 organised its first edition of the 2017 International Students Forum. The event which was held at the Senate Chamber, University of Ibadan started with an opening prayer by a Malian Student in the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Sanogo Salimata.

Following this was a lecture delivered by the Director, Multidisciplinary Research Laboratory, Professor A. O. Adegoke on the topic; How to Prepare for Oral Examination. In his lecture, Professor Adegoke talked about what is expected of the students during oral examination. He also highlighted the proper conduct of dressing when preparing for an oral presentation.

Shortly after this lecture was a session for question and answer. Questions were raised by students on how to overcome nervousness and fright at the point of oral presentation; these questions were adequately answered by the speaker. This was followed by the presentation of English proficiency certificates to the international students who sat for the examination. Thereafter, experience sharing section was presented by Miss Abibatou Adekunle, aninternational student at the Department of Statistics, the University of Ibadan from Burkina Faso.

Before the closing remark was a brief address by the incoming Director of International programmes, Professor A. B. Ekanola from the Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan.

The forum ended with a group photograph with the Director of OIP and the international students at about 1.15pm.