Wesley University secures NUC’s approval for law, nursingscience, others

Wesley University secures NUC’s approval for law, nursing
science, others

National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved new 22 academic
programmes for the Wesley University Ondo (WUO), which includes, law, nursing
science and others, with effect from 2023/2024 academic session.

According to the Director, Information, Communication and Public Relations
of the university, Rev. Stanley Ihedigbo, the NUC approval to commence the
programmes was contained in a letter addressed to the WUO’s Vice Chancellor,
Rt. Rev. Prof. Samuel Sunday Obeka (JP), dated 20th June, 2023 and
signed, on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the Commission, by the Director
of Academic Planning, Dr. B. N. Saliu.

The approval letter referenced NUC/AP/P.30/Vol.11/10 stated that: “The Vice
Chancellor, is please invited to recall that a resource verification visit was
carried out by panels of experts to some proposed programmes in  Wesley
University Ondo,  with a view to assessing the human and materials
resources available for their establishment.”

“I am directed to inform the Vice-Chancellor that the Executive
Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the following
programmes to be run in the Main Campus of the University with effect from
the 2023/2024 academic session: B.Ed. Special Education, LL.B Law, B.A English
and Literary Studies, B.Sc. International Relations and Diplomacy, B.Sc.
Community Health, B. A. Theatre Arts, B.Sc. Public Administration, B. Ed. Early
Childhood Education, B. MLS Medical Laboratory Science, B. A. (Ed) Christian
Religious Education (Theology), B.Sc. Library and Information Science, B. Sc.
Sociology , B. Sc. Ed Social Science.

“Post Graduate Studies are, PGD, M.Sc. & Ph. D Microbiology, PGD, MBA,
M.Sc. & Ph.D. Business Administration, PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. Accounting ,
PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. Hospitality Management and Tourism, PGD, M.Sc. &
Ph.D. Computer Science , PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. Mass Communication, PGD, M.Sc. &
Ph.D. Nutrition and Dietetics, and PGD, M.Sc. & Ph.D. Biochemistry.

“It would be recalled that NUC visited the University in April this year to
ascertain the readiness of the institution for the 22 programmes, “it stated.

The excited VC, who received the letter, said all is set for the
commencement of all the approved academic programmes in September this

He is therefore advising prospective candidates to change to Wesley
University Ondo on JAMB portal to apply for the programmes.

He added that WUO is fully prepared to welcome the pioneer students into the
newly approved programmes, assuring that the institution would continue to fulfil
its mandate in terms of high quality teaching, cutting edge research and
strategic community engagement.

Wesley University, Ondo, is one of the leading Private Universities in
Nigeria, established by Methodist Church Nigeria over one and half decade ago,
with core values of seeking excellence, intellectual freedom, freedom of
expression, integrity and high moral values.

The graduates of the University have been making giant strides in all
spheres of national growth and development. These strides are manifest through
their contributions in all fields of human capacity development especially in
the field of Agriculture, Mass communication, Theology, Accounting, Political
Sciences, Economics, Nutrition, Geology, Industrial Chemistry, Hospitality
Management &Tourism and others.


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