This Unit shall coordinate all the general studies courses for the university. The General Studies Courses (GES Courses) are as listed below:
- Communication in English, I & II
- Logic and Critical Thinking
- Nigerian Peoples and Culture
- Use of Library and Study Skills
- Information and Communication Technology
- Introduction to Computers
- Philosophy and Human Existence
- History and Philosophy of Science
- Public Speaking
- Agricultural Enterprise
- Health Awareness Education
- Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
- Introduction to Entrepreneurial Skills.
Students of relevant programmes will participate in industrial attachment as provided in the Benchmark and Minimum Academic Standard for their disciplines before graduation. The scheme will provide opportunity for students to apply theoretical principles to real life situations and prepare them for the world of work. The SIWES attachment will last for a single stretch of 24 weeks. This unit, under the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, shall have responsibility for:
- Liaison with the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Industrial Training Fund (ITF) in all matters pertaining to SIWES;
- Preparation of master list and placement list;
- Placement of students in industries and other establishments;
- Visiting and supervising students on industrial training;
- Coordinating all other student training activities such as student work, reports, seminar, general assessment and payment of Industrial Training allowances; and
- Fostering effective contacts and collaboration between the university and industry.
The library is engaged in a wide variety of activities and services on behalf of the University’s need for access to information and hospitable environment for pursuing intellectual discovery and research. The mission of the library is to enrich the intellectual life of the University by fostering information discovery and intellectual growth, nurturing creativity, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new knowledge.
The operations of the library include activities ranging from acquisition of materials through the core activities of selection and organization and description of these holdings, provision of assistance in the discovery and use of materials through instruction, reference, and access services, and preservation of materials under its stewardship for the benefit of future generations.
The Library is ICT-driven, making search for books and articles easier and faster.
The unit provide routine servicing, and maintenance of heavy machinery at the University Central Laboratory as well as servicing of simple laboratory and office equipment and tools in the colleges and other units.
The equipped Planning, Works and Services Unit carry out all repairs and maintenance works of the university’s physical structures and utilities. The Unit is in charge of physical planning and works and is able to maintain and repair vehicles, mechanical, civil and electrical appliances, buildings and roads.
The University Health Centre is to attend to students, staff and their dependents in respect of emergencies and minor ailments. It is not the intent of the Centre to duplicate or supersede services provided in the neighbouring hospitals but to provide limited medical care and health to all registered students, staff and their dependents.
The University currently has a standard football field, tennis court, volleyball court, badminton court, and basketball court.
There is a Student Centre to encourage interaction between the students and to provide an avenue for relaxation between lectures. Besides several students’ relaxation areas in the hostels, there is a large room in the classroom block.
To secure lives and property on campus, there is a security unit with well-trained security personnel.
The University has hostels on campus.