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FUOYE gets NUC accreditation for six postgraduate programmes



The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited six academic programmes of the School of Postgraduate Studies, Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), effective from 2019/2020 academic session.

The university began its postgraduate school from the 2018/2019 session with faculties of arts, science, engineering, agriculture and social sciences which jointly run 30 academic programmes.  

With the new accreditation, FUOYE postgraduate programmes now have 36 courses.


Vice-chancellor of the school, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, listed the newly accredited programmes as Food Science and Technology; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Material and Metallurgical Engineering, Geology and Computer Science.

He said that the management efforts at repositioning FUOYE have begun to yield positive results with many infrastructural projects dotting the landscape of the twin campuses of the university.

He added that FUOYE would today, sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will empower it to run Distance Learning programmes after the NUC’s accreditation on the proposed courses. 

“FUOYE is also having an international conference on Mechatronics Engineering tagged, “Capacity building and globalisation in mechatronics.” The University is equally hosting academics and researchers in a one-day free workshop.

“The workshop is featuring strategies for winning postdoctoral positions, essential skills for preparation of manuscripts for publication in high impact journals, embracing multidisciplinary and collaborative research and strategic skills for preparing grant-winning proposals.”

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