In a momentous development, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has officially granted approval for the commencement of three new undergraduate programmes at our prestigious institution, B.A. English and Literary Studies, B.Sc. Public Health, and B. Environmental Health Science, starting from the highly anticipated 2023/2024 academic session.
The inclusion of these undergraduate programmes is a testament to our university’s commitment to academic excellence and relevance in today's society. The University's relentless pursuit of providing quality education and addressing societal needs has resulted in the approval of these programmes, which are poised to have a transformative impact on students and the communities they serve.
The English and Literary Studies programme aims to equip students with advanced language and literary skills, fostering a deep understanding of English literature, linguistics, creative writing, and critical thinking. The Public Health, and Environmental Health Science program aligns with the growing demand for professionals dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of communities and tackling environmental factors that impact human health and well-being. Students enrolled in this programme will study various aspects of Public Health and Environmental Health Science.
Speaking on the approval, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Francisca Oladipo, expressed her delight, stating, "We are thrilled to have received the NUC's approval for the commencement of these undergraduate programmes. This is a significant milestone for our institution, as it reflects our dedication to providing a well-rounded education that prepares our students to excel in their chosen fields and contribute positively to society."
With the accreditation now in place, we are open to accepting applications from prospective students interested in pursuing these programs. The university is committed to providing a conducive learning environment, experienced faculty, and cutting-edge resources to ensure students receive the highest quality education and gain practical skills to thrive in their respective careers. The establishment of these undergraduate programmes in our Institution represents a significant breakthrough in the university's journey toward academic excellence and innovation. By embracing these programmes, the University aims to produce graduates who are not only academically competent but also equipped with the skills and mindset to tackle the challenges of their chosen careers.