UNILORIN Orientation Programme Schedule 2020/2021 Check Update Online.

UNILORIN Orientation 2020: University of Ilorin, UNILORIN orientation programme schedule for the 2020/2021 academic session newly admitted students. See more details below;


University of Ilorin, is located in Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State on latitude 8.4799° N and longitude 4.5418° E, covering an approximate land mass of 5,000 hectare. University of Ilorin is located at about 500km apart from Nigeria national capital (Abuja) and about 300km away from the Nation’s economic capital (Lagos).

University of Ilorin was one of the seven institutions of higher learning established by a decree of the Federal Military Government in August, 1975.

This step, taken to implement one of the educational directives of the country’s Third National Development Plan, was aimed at providing more opportunities for Nigerians aspiring to acquire university education and to generate high level man-power, so vital for the rapidly expanding economy.

The University began as a University College affiliated to the oldest university in Nigeria in 1975 under the leadership of the then principal, Dr. T.N. Tamuno.

The first set of 200 students, selected following an entrance examination, were admitted into residence on 23 October 1976, while academic work started on 25 October after the Principal’s address.

The University College started with three academic faculties of Arts, Science and Education. In October 1977, the institution attained full autonomous status with appointment of the then Principal, Professor O.O Akinkugbe as first vice chancellor.

The University started off on a portion of the temporary campus of the Kwara State Polytechnic known as the mini campus. This was the site of academic programmes in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Education, Engineering & Technology, Business and Social Sciences, and basic clinical sciences of the Health Sciences Faculty.

It was the only campus of the university until January 1982 when more than 1000 students studying science were moved following completion of new Faculty blocks and residences for Natural Sciences and Engineering on the permanent campus site. From 1983, the law programme was started as a department in the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

Following a 6-year hiatus, it was re-established in 1993 as a full-fledged Faculty. The university now has 15 faculties: Arts, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Communication and Information Sciences, Education, Engineering and Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, and Law;

a College of Health Sciences (with 2 Faculties-Basic Medical Sciences and Clinical Sciences); two institutes (Institute of Education and Unilorin Sugar Research Institute);

and the Postgraduate School. These faculties have over 60 academic departments. Undergraduate degree programmes are run for 3-5, or 6 years, depending on entry qualifications and discipline.

The University now possess a staff strength of about 4,474, with over 48,000 undergraduate and over 5,000 postgraduate students in 90 academic programmes across fifteen (15) faculties.

Furthermore, the school of Preliminary Studies with Remedial and JUPEB programmes has over 3600 students.   University of Ilorin is one of the foremost universities in the sub-Saharan African with uninterrupted academic programme for over 16 years. Its products have excelled in several sectors nationally and internationally.

The management of the (UNILORIN) has released the schedule for the 2020/2021 academic session orientation programme for fresh students.

Students are expected to follow the time table for their faculties while attending the orientation programme. It is mandatory for all fresh students to attend as you are all expected to come along with the Student Information and Regulations Handbook.

In view of this, every fresh student is expected to collect a copy of the Information and Regulations Handbook at their various faculties.

UNILORIN Orientation Programme Schedule.

UNILORIN Orientation Programme for all Fresh Students for the 2020/2021 Academic Session will be scheduled to hold on an announced date.

The Opening ceremony will take place on subsequently at the University Main Auditorium from 8AM.

Please note: Attendance is compulsory.

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