195 FUTA graduates bag first class


Among the 3491 students who are set to graduate from FUTA, no fewer than 195 are first-class graduates. FUTA is located in Akure, in Ondo State.

There are 2,295 male graduates and 1,196 female graduates attending the 33rd Convocation Ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Akure(FUTA).

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Adenike Oladiji, revealed the details of the graduating class on Friday.

She said 195 students had first class honors, while the remaining 1,510 and 1,515 had second and lower division honors, respectively. She added that 254 students had third class honours and two students had passed.

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Oladiji also revealed that 1,806 of the university’s postgraduate students would be awarded postgraduate diplomas, masters degrees and doctoral degrees.

“Of the number, she said 490 would receive PGDs, 61 PGDs in Management, 86 MBAs, 940 Masters Degrees and 229 PhDs.

The Vice Chancellor also declared a student from the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering as the top graduating student with a 4.93 cumulative grade point average”.

Oladiji also announced that the university will introduce new academic programmes once approved by the National University Commission.

She added that the gown has now been released to society to share viable knowledge for a better society.

The vice chancellor highlighted the global recognition of FUTA’s products, as well as the efforts being made to keep up with the ever-evolving AI technology. She urged professional bodies to collaborate with the university, as it is set to launch a School of Professional Development, offering a range of management programmes.

FUTA strives to become a world-renowned university of technology, and a centre of excellence for training, research and service provision. Currently, the university has active partnerships with universities from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany, as well as from other countries such as Brazil, India and Ghana. Find out more about FUTA’s giant strides XI.

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The vice chancellor also announced the appointment of 19 scholars from South Africa, Namibia, Germany, Australia and New Zealand to enrich the university’s training and research.



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