What are the functions Academic Support Services?

The Academic Support Function concerns itself with coaching (Guidance and Counselling), academic advising, tutoring, mentoring, new student’s orientation, assessment and research for the purposes of the student retention and academic excellence. Its functions are to:

  • Assist students in developing educational plans that are consistent with their life goals.
  • Provide student with accurate information about academic progression in accordance with student’s carrier needs.
  • Assist students in understanding academic policies and procedures.
  • Increase student retention by providing personal contact with students who sometimes need support them to settle in institution.
  • Assist students to develop study skills that facilitates academic success.
  • Assist students to access campus resources that will enhance their academic success.
  • Identify institutional and personal conditions that may impede student academic achievements as well as developing appropriate interventions to address the latter.