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UNIDEL Secures NUC's Approval for More Academic Programmes

The University of Delta (UNIDEL), Agbor, has received a prestigious nod from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence a plethora of full-time undergraduate programmes. After a meticulous Resource Verification Visit, what are these newly approved courses set to begin from the 2023/2024 Academic Session? Let's unveil them together.

The esteemed University of Delta (UNIDEL) in Agbor has received significant recognition from the National Universities Commission (NUC). This marks a monumental stride for the university, as it has secured approval for the establishment of various undergraduate programmes that will commence in full-time mode.

📜 NUC ApprovalFull-time undergraduate programmes at UNIDEL
🩺 Key ProgrammesMBBS: Medicine and Surgery, B.NSc: Nursing Science
🔬 SciencesB.Sc: Public Health, B.MLS: Medical Laboratory Science
🌍 EnvironmentB.Sc: Geography and Environmental Mgt.
🕊️ SocietyB.Sc: Peace and Conflict Studies
🌱 AgricultureB.Sc: Agriculture, Animal Science, Crop Science
🏡 Home & ManagementB.Sc: Home Science and Management
🏃 Physical HealthB.Sc (Ed): Human Kinetics and Sports Science, B.Sc: Health Education

Official Confirmation from NUC

In an official document signed by Abubakar M. Girei, representing the Acting Executive Secretary of NUC, Chris J. Maiyaki, it’s been stated that the programmes have been sanctioned following a successful Resource Verification Visit. This comprehensive inspection was undertaken by a distinguished panel of experts to ensure the university’s readiness to provide top-notch education in the newly approved disciplines.

UNIDEL Secures NUC's Approval for More Programmes

A Glance at the Newly Approved Programmes

Starting from the 2023/2024 Academic Session, UNIDEL is set to introduce the following undergraduate courses:

  • MBBS: Medicine and Surgery
  • B.NSc: Nursing Science
  • B.Sc: Public Health
  • B.MLS: Medical Laboratory Science
  • B.Sc: Geography and Environmental Management
  • B.Sc: Peace and Conflict Studies
  • B.Sc: Agriculture
  • B.Sc: Animal Science
  • B.Sc: Crop Science
  • B.Sc: Home Science and Management
  • Furthermore, Physical and Health Education has been segmented into:
    • B.Sc (Ed): Human Kinetics and Sports Science
    • B.Sc: Health Education

Vice Chancellor Shares the Exciting News

The news was enthusiastically conveyed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stella Chiemeke, during a recent Senate meeting. Prof. Chiemeke expressed immense joy regarding this milestone achievement for the university. She further motivated the university’s staff, stating that their unwavering focus, diligence, and productivity have been instrumental in this progress. In her words, “the growth of the institution remains a collective effort.”

An eyewitness recalled the elation that permeated the room. The Senate reportedly erupted in spontaneous jubilation upon hearing the news from the Vice Chancellor.

Final Thoughts

The approval of these programmes by the NUC underscores the University of Delta’s unwavering commitment to offering top-tier education and expanding its academic horizons. With the introduction of these new courses, students will have the opportunity to pursue diverse academic paths under the guidance of UNIDEL’s experienced faculty.

For prospective students eyeing these programmes and current students eager to witness the university’s continued growth, these are indeed exciting times for the University of Delta community.

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