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About OAU

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university. The university is in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife by the regional government of Western Nigeria, led by late chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola, and was renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was.

Obafemi Awolowo University offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in fields of specialization spanning the humanities, the arts, the natural sciences, the social sciences, the medical sciences, engineering and technology. The university has 13 faculties and two colleges — the Postgraduate College and the College of Health Sciences — administered in more than 60 departments. It was previously associated with Loma Linda University in California, USA.

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The following are latest updates from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU):

OAUTHC Medical X-ray Darkroom Technician Training Admission Form

April 20, 2018 - OAUTHC Medical X-ray Darkroom Technician Training Admission Form has been released for the 2018/2019 academic session. Interested students should see the requirements and method of application below. ...

OAU Teaching Hospital School of Health 2018/2019 Admission Announced

April 20, 2018 - Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) admission for the 2018/2019 session has been announced – See how to apply below. This is to invite interested candidates to apply for admission into school of health of the Obafemi A ...

List of Courses Offered at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

April 18, 2018 - Here is a list of courses offered by Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and all candidates interested in studying at the institution are encouraged to take note. ...

OAU Academic Calendar for 2017/2018 First and Second Semester Updated

April 1, 2018 - The school authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) have released the academic calendar for the 2017/2018 academic session. Fresh and returning students of the institution are to take note. ...

OAU Resumption Date Approved By Senate, Students Ordered to Vacate Hostel

March 31, 2018 - Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU resumption date has been approved by the school authorities for the commencement of 2017/2018 academic session. ...

OAU Registration and Screening Procedure for 2017/2018 Newly Admitted Students

March 19, 2018 - OAU Registration and Screening Procedure for 2017/2018 Newly Admitted Students has been released by the school authorities. See details below. OAU Registration and Screening Procedure OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR 2017/2018 REGISTRATION OF FRESHMEN Candidat ...

OAU Undergraduate School Fees Schedule For 2017/2018 Session Released

March 19, 2018 - Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) school fees for the 2017/2018 session has been released online by the management of the institution. The schedule of fees is as indicated below: OAU Undergraduate School Fees Schedule for Fresh Students Faculty/Progra ...

OAU Declares End Of The Year Break For All Students

December 9, 2017 - The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have declared an end of the year break for the generality of the students in the University. The decision to allow students proceed on the break, with immediate effect, was taken at an emerg ...

OAU Postpones 43rd Convocation Ceremony Indefinitely

December 9, 2017 - The ongoing national industrial strike action of the non-teaching staff unions in Federal government-owned universities has made the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, to postpone the 43rd Convocation Ceremonies of the University ...

OAU Pre-NYSC Mobilization List Released

November 25, 2017 - The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Pre-NYSC Mobilization List for the 2016 NYSC Programme has been published by the school authorities. The list is quite a large one indicating the names, matriculation numbers, gender, state of origin, grades (hon ...