ATIBA University, Oyo, one of the new private universities licensed by the Federal Government in December 2017 is about to take off on March 8 with its first set of college students for the 2017/2018 educational session.
The University, which promises to provide global-class standard of teaching, learning and research as well as entrepreneurial training and character development, is located at the ancient town of Oyo in Oyo State.
According to the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Shola Ehindero, all is ready for a clean take-off as academic activities start March 8.
According to the School’s authorities however, admission of students will continue until 14th of April whilst the University will conduct the matriculation ceremony for all students. During this era, potential students who meet the institution’s admission requirements can still register for this educational session.
The college is commencing with Four (four) Faculties particularly; Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences in addition to Allied Health Sciences Faculty and Faculty of Law.
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Degree courses provided through the Faculty of Arts, Social and Management Sciences include English and Literary Studies; Theater, Films and Media Studies; Economics; Accounting and Forensic Sciences; Business Administration; Political Science and International Studies; Sociology and Intelligence Studies as well as Entrepreneurial Studies.
The Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences gives degree guides in Computer Science; Industrial Mathematics; Physics and Energy Studies; Biological and Biotechnology; Microbiology in addition to Industrial Chemistry while the Faculty of Law offers Degree in Public and Common Law. The Faulty of Allied Health Sciences will offer Nursing and Medical Laboratory Sciences.
It will be recalled that the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the University, Alhaji Abdulrahman Idris, said, shortly after the Institution received its operating license from the National Universities Commission (NUC) ultimate December, that its founders had made careful preparations during the last fifteen years to make certain the clean and effective take-off adding that the institution will hit the ground running.
Complimenting this assertion, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ehindero stated all the vital infrastructure for a standard academic environments are in area on the campus. These include preferred lecture theaters, laboratories, technical device and state of the art library with regular books, e-books and WIFI centers. There is also an Information Communication Technology (ICT) Unit inside the library with get right of entry as well as information primarily based research.
Other infrastructure already in place consist of fashionable office accommodation for each academic and non-educational personnel in addition to conducive hostel accommodation at the campus for students.
The college additionally has a contemporary sports activities area for recreation and sports improvement as well as a nicely-equipped Medical Centre with bed centers for college students and team of workers.