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Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)


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):

OAU Releases Fresh Guidelines for Staff and Students Amidst Third Wave of COVID-19

July 19, 2021 - The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) committee is hereby informed that the variant of COVID-19, a highly contagious strain, has been detected across the country. Sequel to the above, the university management implores members of the university commit ...

OAU JUPEB Admission Form for 2021/2022 Academic Session (Updated)

June 23, 2021 - Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU JUPEB admission form for the 2021/2022 session is on sale. See how to apply below. Applications are welcomed from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Joint Universities ...

OAU Distance Learning Entrance Exam/Screening Exercise

May 22, 2021 - Obafemi Awolowo University Distance Learning entrance examination and screening exercise have been announced. See details below. The screening exercise of the ODL B.Sc. Accounting, economics and Agric. extension programme will come up on Friday, 4th ...

OAU Postgraduate and Executive MBA Admission Form for 2020/2021 Session

April 28, 2021 - OAU Postgraduate Admission Invitation: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into OAU Full-time and Part-time Postgraduate Programmes for Harmattan Semester, 2020/2021 academic session. ...

OAU Pre-Degree and JUPEB Supplementary Entrance Exam Date, 2020/2021 Session

April 6, 2021 - OAU Pre-Degree Entrance Exam Result and Admission Cut-off Marks: The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Pre-degree entrance exam results has been released for the 2019/2020 academic session. See how to check your result below. ...

OAU Post UTME Result Released, 2020/2021: How to Check

March 31, 2021 - OAU Post UTME Result has been released for the 2018/2019 academic session. Candidates that sat for the OAU Post UTME screening can now check their result online free of charges. Beware of fraudsters asking for me. See the procedure below: ...

OAU Notice to Post-UTME Candidates Who Missed Their Exam Schedule

March 19, 2021 - Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has released a notice to all Post-UTME candidates who missed their examination schedule for the 2020/2021 session. Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has announced that post-UTME candidates ...

OAU Lecture Timetable for 1st Semester, 2019/2020 Academic Session

February 11, 2021 - Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecture timetable for the first semester of the 2019/2020 academic session has been released. See the breakdown of the timetable below. This is to inform all the students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-I ...

OAU Post UTME Form and Direct Entry Screening, 2020/2021 Session (Updated)

January 22, 2021 - OAU Post UTME / DE Screening Form Details: LATEST UPDATE: This is to inform the public and prospective students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife Post-UTME screening date has been announced.  All candidates that registered for the 2020 ...

OAU Postpones Post-UTME Screening Date for 2020/2021 Academic Session

January 22, 2021 - Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU Post-UTME screening exercise has been postponed. See the full details below. All candidates that registered for the 2020 Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Post UTME Screening Exercise are hereby informed that the ne ...