According to reports, the National Universities Commission ( NUC) has given approval to Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to commence Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programmes.
This was disclosed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele who disclosed this during an emergency Senate Meeting, said that the Commission in principle granted the university request for expansion and restructuring of programmes.
He stated that since the establishment of the university, concentration had only been on developing Education which is one aspect of the core mandate of the university with little or no attention paid to the non- education based related disciplines as provided by the Law and appropriate for a university of the highest standing.
To this end, forms are already on sale at the Admission’s Office at the Rumuolumeni main campus for admission into a one year Basic Studies Programme for the 2016/2017 academic session. Upon completion of the programme, qualified candidates would be admitted as year one Students into the B.A, B.Sc, B.Tech. B.Agric, B.Ed, programmes of the university.