Students Advised to Optimise Work Study Experience
Covenant University students have been admonished to optimise the opportunity to build their capacity during the 2013/2014 Work Study Programme.
The advice was given by the Work Study Officer, Mr. Ayodele Olubayode at the Orientation Programme for students who indicated interest in participating in the Work Study Programme on Thursday, January 30, 2014.
Mr. Olubayode encouraged the students to see the programme as an opportunity to learn and not just to earn.
Also speaking at the orientation programme, the Dean, Student Affairs, Mr. Azubuike Ezenwoke congratulated the students who made it to the final stage of the selection process.
He advised them to develop work ethics, dress well and add value to themselves as well as the University in the course of the programme.
The Dean also enjoined them to make contributions at their places of assignment, because work is not only designed for survival but to fulfil potentials.
Some of the students interviewed explained why they wanted to be part of the programme.
Miss Jane Opala, a 400 Level Mass Communication student said she wanted to experience the joy of spending the money she worked for. While Keinde Busola, a 300 Level Business Administration student said she wanted to work in the studio because of her flair for photography.
Miss Ekpagha Aiyel, a 100 Level Accounting student said she enrolled in the work study programme because she wanted to gain job experience.
The criteria for selection included a good CGPA, passing an interview and having no record of disciplinary issues. Participants are expected to spend a maximum of ten hours a week.
Students were posted to various units and departments of the University which included the Registry, Health Centre, Physical Planning Development Unit, Entrepreneurial Development Study Centre, among others.