The Faculty of Basic Medical & Health Sciences has worked tirelessly to create a Nursing program that delivers excellent education to its Students. During the accreditation visitation held on Monday 5th June, 2023, the NUC accreditation team assessed the quality of the program; reviewed its Curriculum, Library resources, Staffing, Equipment, and Physical Facilities and also made recommendations as necessary.
During the exit meeting held yesterday, the Team lead (Prof. Nkechi) expressed her admiration for the infrastructure and resources available at TAU, stating her observations so far within the campus and clinical aspect in terms of Physical learning, Admission requirements, Course evaluation, Departmental facilities, Library & E-library resources and lastly staff-student ratio are all adequate and commendable. She emphasized the University's commitment to creating an enabling environment for quality education. She also pointed out areas to work on especially the course content in the curriculum and made necessary recommendations for the department. The Chief Accreditor Officer (Mr. Ahmad) rounded up her speech by appreciating the University Management for the warm welcome, and he urged TAU to continue and improve the good work.
Reacting to the news, The Vice-Chancellor (Prof. Francisca Oladipo) appreciated the NUC Officials for the wonderful feedback and thorough assessment of the Nursing Science program. She further expressed her appreciation to them on behalf of the Chancellor and the entire University community for giving “TAU the opportunity to contribute to the training of World class Nurses” She recapped the University's commitment to academic excellence and promised on behalf of the Management, BOT, Governing Council and Faculty to work on the observations stated. The Pro-Chancellor (Prof. Olanrewaju) ended the meeting by thanking the team on behalf of the Council saying” I am confident about the good news to deliver to the Council” He ended by praying and wishing them a safe journey back.
As the NUC officials concluded their visit, both Thomas Adewumi University and the accreditation team expressed their optimism about the future of the Nursing Science program. With the successful accreditation, TAU is poised to produce competent and compassionate Nurses who will contribute to the improvement of healthcare services in Nigeria and beyond. In conclusion, the visit of the accreditation team to TAU Nursing department has been a resounding success, and the University can now focus on continuing to offer quality Nursing education and training.