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FUOYE admits 7,500; set for matriculation March 20th

fuoyeNo fewer than seven thousand five hundred (7500) new students has been admitted by Federal University Oye Ekiti for the 2019/2020 academic session even as the school plans matriculation of these new students for Friday March 20, 2020. This was disclosed by the Vice-chancellor of the university, Professor Kayode Soremekun while declaring open a three day Orientation Programme organised for the newly admitted students on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at the Faculty of Science New Lecture Hall.

The Vice Chancellor, who was represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Abayomi Sunday Fasina expressed joy at the huge turnout of students for the orientation programme promising that the university administration would ensure that the students are exposed to the best facilities and learning practices available.
“I can assure you that we are going to give you the best in terms of facility, teaching and every other thing that facilitates learning”. I want to tell you that, as a University, we are just nine years old and we have achieved so much within a space of nine years. We are the fastest growing university among the eleven Federal Universities established by the Federal Government in 2011” he said.
“When you compare...

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Library trained first set of FUOYE SIWES students

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Bridging the gap between THEORY and PRACTICE has been the major reason of engaging students in student industrial work experience (SIWES) programme. The programme is designed to expose and prepare students of Nigerian tertiary institutions for the industrial workplace setting they are likely to come across after graduation. It’s on this note the University Library, as part of its duties saddled with the responsibility of training SIWES/IT students, specifically those from Library & Information Science department of Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Recently, the University Library engaged the first set of Library & Information Science students, Federal University Oye-Ekiti in rigorous hands-on training for several weeks on various library activities such as; cataloguing, classification,...

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FUOYE shines at NUTAF 2019

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Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Ekiti State, has again shined at a national event, Nigerian Universities' Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), by winning gold in drama performance, third position in drums ensemble, and best individual talents in directing, acting, costuming and make-up. A team of 25 students of the Department of Theatre and Media Arts (TMA), FUOYE led by their staff adviser, Mr. Tayo Isijola, won the laurels at this year's edition of NUTAF held at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.

The feat came barely two months after the same TMA took third position in their maiden participation in a global event,  African Drum Festival. Other departments in FUOYE including Mechatronics, Food technology and Agriculture among others have also won laurels at different contests.

Speaking about the festival, a founding member of staff of FUOYE,  pioneer Head of Department (HOD) of TMA, FUOYE, and current Dean, Post Graduate Studies, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, said: " The first edition of the Nigerian Universities' Theatre Arts Festival, (NUTAF), held at the University of Ibadan (U.I) in 1981, about 40 years ago now.

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