Student Affairs Unit
A Brief on Student Affairs Unit
The Student Affairs Unit is one of the units under the Vice-Chancellor’s Office which is to ensure that Students’ Welfare in terms of health Facilities, hostel accommodation, Electricity and Water Supply as well as smooth Inter-Campus transportation systems are provided. This unit also ensures peaceful co-existence among the Students with their diverse ethnic, cultural and religions backgrounds on the two Campuses.
Professors with varied experiences who are the Vice-Chancellor’s nominees, are normally appointed Deans of Student Affairs. They advise the Vice-Chancellor on issues relating to Students’ Welfare and conduct. The Student Affairs Unit ensures that the image of the University is portrayed in good light locally, nationally and internationally.
Apart from the administrative Staff, the Sub-Deans of Student Affairs who are senior academic staff nominated by the Vice-Chancellor also assist the Dean of Student Affairs in running the affairs of the unit.
Hall Masters and Hall Mistresses also advise the Dean of Student Affairs Unit Affairs on matters relating to the welfare of students in their halls of residence.
The current Senior Admin Staff in the Unit include Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem who is the current Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Ajibola A. Akanbi II, Mini Sub Dean and Dr. Sam U. Ugbomoiko - Main Sub Dean
Five eminent Professors are among those who had served as Deans of the Unit since the inception of the University in 1976. They are:
- Professor M. O. Fagbule (1987-1989)
- Professor S. O. Oyewole (1989-1993)
- Professor Olu Obafemi (1993-1997)
- Professor Segun Ogunsaju (1997-2001)
- Professor M. A. Akanji (2001-2003)
- Professor S.A. Jimoh (2003-2007)
- Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem (2007 - to date)