Kwara state university, popularly known as KWASU, is a public Nigerian university established in 2009 in the Malete area of Kwara state under the administration of Governor Bukola Saraki, the institution was developed to be a centre for community service and entrepreneurship but the pace of the Nigerian academic system is not yet at this pace.
The university prides itself as part of the community in the region and has placed itself in the position of the director for community development in the region. The university is planned to have three major venues for different academic learning which are
The Malete campus of the university, which is the main campus and also a fulculty center for college of pure and applied sciences, college of information and communication technology and college of education.
The Osi campus in the Ekiti local government area is proposed to host the college of Engineering, college of humanities, management and social sciences. And while the last centre in Baruba will host the college of agriculture and veterinary sciences.
List Of Courses/Departments in KWASU
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KWASU is the 77th university to be registered under the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) and the 95 recognized institutions in Nigeria .the University held its first convocation in 2013.
The university provides several academic center of learning, one of these center is the center for Ecology and environmental management studies(CEERMS) other center of the university includes Center for African Oral tradition, Institute for Asian studies, Center for pre-degree and remedial studies, center for modernity and religion, center for sponsored project, center for innovation in teaching and research.
The institution center for entrepreneurship ,is its first in Nigeria, and its aimed at preparing its graduant student to recognize and identify opportunities which could lead to job creation,the institution partners with student in implwmenting various task and project to help facilitate their learning experience.
The university also initiated a start-up fund that is only obtainable to student for the purpose of entrepreneurship, in essence this institution facilitates various opportunity to help its student achieve their goals, it also plan to further extend its study abroad. It is currently running a partnership with Thammasat University in Thailand. Korean advanced institution of technology (KAIST) in South Korea, Columbia University in the state of Bahia.
KWASA has over the years maintained a record of the first ever Nigerian university to produce a degree in Aeronautic and Astronautical engineering. The university has formally submitted their invitations to the Nigerian university commission are fully expecting their accreditation.
School fees varies depending on course and levels of student, the total fee is generated through payment advice which can only be generated online, after printing these payment advice, student are advised to visit any designated bank to make their payment, after the bank payment student can then go online to the school portal to complete their registration.
After sitting for their exam, student is expected to wait for their result which will only be released online, this process happens within the period of school vacation and resumption. Once the result is posted online, student are therefore to check their result online; which is also done online on the school portal.