UNIOSUN EXCELS AT THE NUC RE-ACCREDITATION EXERCISE, RETAINS OPERATIONAL STATUS FOR 25 PROGRAMMES

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has re-accredited twenty-five (25) undergraduate academic programmes of Osun State University, Osogbo.

This information was confirmed through a letter from the apex university regulatory body dated 14th April, 2022, signed by the Director of Accreditation for the Executive Secretary.

The University had presented twenty-five (25) undergraduate programmes during the accreditation visit of the NUC between October and November 2021, and the various teams had rigorously examined the University's quality and quantity of teaching staff, available facilities, budgetary provisions, among other criteria. The approval conveyed by the apex Commission had revealed that all twenty-five (25) programmes presented got reaccreditation statuses except one which got interim accreditation status.

The programmes with full accreditation status are B. Agriculture (Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness); B. Agriculture (Agricultural Extension and Rural Development); B. Agriculture (Animal Science); B. Agriculture (Agronomy); B.A. Islamic Studies; B.A. Philosophy; B.A. Theatre Arts; B.A. Yoruba; B.A. Tourism Studies; B.Sc. Anatomy; BN.Sc. Nursing Science; B.Sc. Physiology; B.Sc.(Ed.) Biology Education; B.Sc.(Ed.) Chemistry Education; B.Sc.(Ed.) Mathematics Education; B.Sc.(Ed.) Physics Education; B.A.(Ed.) English Education; B.Sc.(Ed.) Economics Education; B.Sc.(Ed.) Political Science; B.Sc. Entrepreneurship; LL.B Common Law; B.Sc. Building; B.Sc. Estate Management; B.Sc. Chemistry; B.Sc. Plant Biology; B.Sc. Zoology; and B.Sc. Sociology, while B.A. Linguistics and Communication Studies was granted interim. With this latest approval, the University has renewed its operational license to run the above listed twenty-eight programmes for the next five years and the last one programme given interim for the next two years when the Commission will revisit for another re-accreditation.

 The Vice-Chancellor, Professor 'Ayo Clement Adebooye while receiving the letter of accreditation expressed his gratitude to the Commission for being diligent in its duties, and urged its leadership to continue to uphold the standards expected of university education in the country.

He congratulated all University stakeholders on the achievement of this success, as he prayed that the University would continue to attain greater heights in its core mandates.

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