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How to Write Letter of Undertaking for Student University Admission


How to Write Letter of Undertaking for Student University Admission

Today, we are going to learn about Letter of Undertaking – what it is, the need for it, how to write it and who can write it.

Generally speaking, a letter of undertaking (LOU) is a letter of assurance written by one party to another party to show an intention, a promise or a pledge to fulfill the obligation that had been previously agreed on.

So, letters of undertaking always have to do with prior or previous agreement and is normally employed in the day-to-day transactions between parties. Normally, one party does it to prevent incurring loss. A good example is a situation where some students destroy school properties in the course of a demonstration, the school management requires the students to write a letter of undertaking, showing that they will not do such wrongful act again and also stating the alternative consequences in case of default.

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In Nigeria, students who are newly admitted into universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and secondary schools are required to write a letter of undertaking and submit as part of the documents required for clearance.

Who can / should Write a Letter of Undertaking?

Letter of Undertaking for students university admission can be written by:

  • You
  • Your Parents
  • Your Spiritual leader (Rev. Father or pastor)
  • Your Traditional leader
  • An Attorney

HOW TO WRITE A LETTER OF UNDERTAKING

The following should be noted and should serve as a guide to the format of the letter.

  1. Letter of undertaking is a kind of formal letter and like every other formal letter, it must contain the date, your address and that of the school, salutation and heading.
  2. The letter must also contain an introduction which should show clearly if the letter is written by a solicitor or by the person in need. State briefly the purpose of writing also. For example: I am Henry Divine, a newly or provisionally admitted student of Biochemistry, UNN. I write in respect of the above subject.
  3. You then proceed into the body of the letter, where you state your intentions.
  4. Add a complementary close; Yours faithfully and sign before you put your full names.
  5. Lastly, as you would do to any official document, cross-check to ensure that your letter aligns with your intentions.
  6. Before you submit, make photocopies and keep one or two for future use. Or convert your Letter of Undertaking to PDF format and save in your gmail (email) account.

Below is a sample of A Letter of Undertaking

Sample letter of undertaking for students university admission

Once again, congratulation on your well-deserved admission.

Henry Divine


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About Henry Divine

HENRY DIVINE is a dynamic young man with a vision and passion to affect his generation, especially the youth. He is an author, a psychologist, a blogger and the Initiator/Coordinator of The Sure Success Project.

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