The Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) has concluded its two days orientation ceremony for over 3000 students on Friday 25 February 20.

The Orientation Ceremony was meant to lay down the rules and regulations that the new students are expected to adhere to throughout their stay at the University.

The students were given an overview of the detailed information about University life ranging from academic to social life. They were also given the opportunity to get familiar with their new surroundings.

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone, Professor Foday Sahr advised the new students to study hard and promised them the University will give them all the support they required to excel in the academic work.

“The resources are available to you. So please make use of those resources,” the Vice-Chancellor admonished the students.



Deputy Vice-Chancellor, IPAM-UL, Samuel Edmond Nonie said that as an institution they are there to provide whatever support the student need to ensure that the pass with flying colours in their different courses applied for.

The Registrar, University of Sierra Leone, Olive Barrie said that they expect the students to make use of the library, do their research, and come up with their own unique ideas.

Deputy Registrar, IPAM-USL, Brima Bah said that the university has established a writing Centre that is meant to help the students with their academic writings, and to improve their English.

He added that mentorship will be provided to the students that are willing to be part of the Writing Centre.

IPAM is one of the leading institutions of learning in the country with four facilities, 13 departments and a three shift system.