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The Vice-Chancellor, Professor 'Ayo Clement Adebooye, has appointed Professor Siyan Oyeweso, a distinguished Professor of History from the College of Humanities and Culture, as the Acting Provost of the Postgraduate College.

…As College of Education holds 2024 Annual Lecture

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor ‘Ayo Clement Adebooye, has advocated a transformative shift in Nigeria's educational focus to address communal clashes and foster a peaceful and thriving society. He made this call during the 2024 Annual Lecture of the University’s College of Education, Ipetu-Ijesha, held on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at the TETFund Building hall, Ipetu-Ijesha.

…Highlights Soil Research and Sustainable Construction Practices in 16th Inaugural Lecture

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Development), Osun State University, Professor Afeez Adefemi Bello, has canvassed the establishment of local road maintenance agencies for effective monitoring and upkeep of major roads in the country.

Three alumnae of Osun State University have bagged First-Class Honours in the recently released final bar examination results of the Nigerian Law School.This information was disclosed in a statement released by the University's Public Relations’ Officer, Ademola Adesoji, on Monday, February 19, 2024.

Renowned Professor of Agricultural Economics and Provost of the Postgraduate College, Professor Adetunji Lawrence Kehinde, has been appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic, Research, Innovation, and Partnerships) of Osun State University.

Osun State University's Department of Nursing Science has received approval from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) to increase its admission quota from one hundred (100) to one hundred and fifty (150).

Osun State University has led all other State-owned Universities in Nigeria by winning seven (7) Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) National Research Fund (NRF) grant in the 2023 grant cycle.

The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme of Osun State University has witnessed a substantial increase in its admission quota  from one hundred (100) to two hundred (200), as approved by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

This information was obtained in a statement released by the University’s Public Relations’ Officer, Ademola Adesoji, on Monday, 12th February, 2024.

Adesoji revealed that this information reached the Vice-Chancellor, Professor ‘Ayo Clement Adebooye, through a letter addressed to the Secretary-General of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, dated Monday, 22nd January, 2024 and signed by the Registrar of the Council, Dr. Tajudeen Sanusi.

The letter partly read “I wish to inform you of the Presidential directive through the Minister of State for Health of the approval for the increment of the quota of admission into the Medical Schools in Nigeria by 100%.” The increment was borne out of a growing worry over the reduction in the number of Medical Doctors in the country, which led to the Federal directive.

Recall that the Council had previously increased the admission quota for the prorgramme barely a year ago from fifty (50) to one hundred (100) after granting approval for its full accreditation.

In response to this quota increment, the Vice-Chancellor commended the MDCN for its transparency in the evaluation process during the accreditation of medical programmes. He also lauded the Federal government for what he described as a well-conceived policy to address the shortage of doctors in the country.

Expressing his appreciation, the Vice-Chancellor congratulated the University's stakeholders on this unprecedented growth. He emphasized the institution's commitment to providing high-quality medical education and contributing significantly to the development of the nation’s healthcare sector.

Osun State University has officially solidified a partnership with the University of Zululand by formalizing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The collaborative agreement aims to foster mutual exchange and cooperation between the two esteemed institutions.

The final Admission list of Osun State University for the 2023/2024 Admission exercise into various degree programmes has been released. Prospective candidates who participated in the Admission screening exercise can check their admission status via the Undergraduate Admissions portal.

A foremost professor of Public Health Entomology and Parasitology from Osun State University, Prof. Monsuru Adeleke shined in October at the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting in Senegal, organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada and other reputable Institutions.  

Two medical students from the College of Health Sciences at Osun State University have been awarded a scholarship totalling nine hundred and forty thousand, eight hundred and twelve naira (N940,812) by the West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo). This recognition is part of the company's annual scholarship award scheme for the 2023/2024 academic session.

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