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THE UNIVERSITY VISION

To be a world-class institution for academic
excellence geared towards meeting societal needs

THE UNIVERSITY MISSION

  • To expand the frontiers of knowledge through provision of excellent conditions for learning and research.
  • To produce graduates who are worthy in character and sound judgement.
  • To contribute to the transformation of society through creativity and innovation.
  • To serve as adynamic custodian of society's salutary values and thus sustain its integrity.

For over six decades, the University of Ibadan has been transforming lives as Nigeria’s foremost innovative and enterprising University. As the flagship of tertiary education, our reputation has gone beyond national and International boundaries.

The evidence of this lies in the creativity of our numerous alumni whose achievements have continued to attract national and International accolades while we honour the past and celebrate the present, we also look into the future with a resolve to sustain the UI legacy of excellence through the realization of the UI Vision.

Celebrating an Eminent Alumnus – Prof Wole Soyinka @ 80

ui logo The Management, staff and students of the University of Ibadan felicitate with an illustrious alumnus and Nobel laureate, Prof Akinwande, Oluwole Soyinka who joined the octogenarian club when he turned 80 on Saturday,13, July, 2014. Prof Soyinka was born to the family of Pa Samuel Ayodele and Madam Grace Eniola Soyinka on the 13th of July 1934 in the rocky city of Abeokuta in Ogun state, Nigeria........


U.I. LOSES A FRONTRUNNER

ui logo The Vice Chancellor, Professor I. F. Adewole, on behalf of the Governing Council, Management, staff and students of the University of Ibadan wishes to announce the death of its Chancellor, The Emir of Kano, His royal majesty, Alhaji (Dr) Ado Abdullahi Bayero, who passed away on Friday the 6th of June, 2014........


RAPID SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPENDS LARGELY ON HUMAN CAPITAL - DR. ADEBAYO JIMOH

ui logo Dr. Adebayo Jimoh, the Group Managing Director\CEO of Odu’a Investment Company Limited, has emphasized the vital role of human capital in the economic development of any nation, stating that the development of human capital should be the focus of concern towards the development of a nation........


UIAA ALUMNI LECTURER DESCRIBES ILLITERACY AS A BARRIER TO ATTAINING SOCIO-ECONOMIC SELF-RELIANCE

ui logo On the 28th of March 2014, the University of Ibadan Alumni Association (National) eventually had its Annual Alumni Lecture which ought to have taken place in 2013 but was postponed due to the five-month long ASUU strike. The highly successful Annual lecture titled: "Education for All and the liberation of Nigeria" which was spiced with various cultural displays by an Urhobo cultural group was held at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan.......


CELEBRATING AN ICONIC PHILANTHROPIST OTUNBA MICHAEL OLASUBOMI BALOGUN AT 80

ui logo He is well known as a trail blazer in the Banking sector of the Nigerian economy where he stands out like a colossus signposting industry, hardwork, integrity and a mastery of the terrain. But there are, perhaps, different sides to the man whose sartorial elegance and taste for architectural grandeur has earned him a reputation in opulence........


UI WARMS UP TOWARDS LAUNCHING OF SPECIAL APPEAL FUND OF OTUNBA TUNWASE NATIONAL PEDIATRICS CENTRE

ui logo The Management of the University of Ibadan is warming up towards the launching of the Otunba Tunwase National Pediatrics Centre, (OTNPC), Ijebu Ode Special Appeal Fund for the sustenance of the Centre which was recently donated to the University by a foremost business man and philanthropist, Otunba Subomi Balogun.......


UI AT 65: GIVING THANKS TO THE ALMIGHTY GOD!

ui logo The Management, staff and students of the University of Ibadan were full of adoration and praises to the Almighty God for the preservation and sustenance of the great Institution as it turned 65 years. Founded on the 17 November, 1948, the University of Ibadan is the Premier University in Nigeria and has contributed immensely to the development of Human and intellectual capital both within and outside the country through its products all over the world......


PROF AYODELE FALASE HONOURED AT 70

ui logo A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan and an alumnus of the institution, Prof. Ayodele Olajide Falase turned 70 on Saturday, 04 January, 2014. To honor this great man of international repute and an astute administrator, the entire University of Ibadan/University College Hospital community held a colloquium for him on Friday, 03 January, 2014 at the Paul Hendrickse Lecture Theatre, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. .....


UIAA COMMISSIONS PHASE II OF GUEST HOUSE

ui logo The Vice Chancellor declared that the University of Ibadan will continue to maintain a credible and sustainable relationship with the University of Ibadan Alumni Association (UIAA). This declaration was made during the commissioning of phase II of the UIAA Guest House on 26 October, 2013. The event which featured the commissioning of the Guest House as well as the inauguration of new members of the Board of trustees of the UIAA.....


WE CAN RECREATE THE GOOD OLD DAYS – UI ALUMNUS, U. J. ITSUELI AFFIRMS

ui logo As efforts by the Professor Adewole-led administration to involve the alumni of the University of Ibadan in the transformation of the University intensify, a distinguished alumnus of the University, Sir U.J. Itsueli, KSG, has given a firm commitment to ensure that the University reclaims its pride of place in tertiary education.....

VC COMMISIONS SOLAR-POWERED STREET LIGHT

ui logo The University Management has continued in its efforts at ensuring that poor electricity supply on campus becomes a thing of the past. This was demonstrated by the recent commissioning of solar powered street lights which have been installed on some major streets on campus.....


UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN CELEBRATES AN ILLUSTRIOUS ALUMNUS AT 80

ui logo All roads led to the University of Ibadan on Tuesday, 03 September, as the University celebrated one of its very distinguished alumni, Professor O.O. Akinkugbe, CFR, MD, NNON who turned 80 recently. The honour was deemed fit by the Adewole led administration, considering the immense contribution of Professor Akinkugbe to the University and the field of education and medicine.....


EXCITEMENT AS UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS TAKES OFF

ui logo The dream of establishing a School of Business at the University of Ibadan has finally become a reality after about 8 years of planning and preparation by successive Administrations of the University. The University of Ibadan School of Business (UISB) was established recently with a vision to be a world class school of business promoting creative, innovative, entrepreneurial and economic empowerment of business communities in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa....


A DAY OF TRIBUTES FOR A DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS: DR OLUSEGUN KOKUMO AGAGU

ui logo If indeed the saying that the worth of a man is measured, not by the size of his pocket or possessions, but by the number of lives he touched while alive, then, former Ondo state Governor, Dr Olusegun Kokumo Agagu, (fnmgs, fnape) truly lived a worthy lifestyle in his lifetime. This was made quite evident by the glowing tributes paid him by friends, family, colleagues and associates at the Day of Tributes organized in his honour on Monday, 30 September, 2013....


CONSOLIDATING RELATIONS BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN AND STANBIC IBTC BANK PLC

ui logo In furtherance of the drive towards enhancing the role of Public/Private Partnership initiative in the development of the University of Ibadan, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. I.F. Adewole, FAS, and other members of the Management team paid a courtesy visit to the Management of Stanbic IBTC. The visit was to consolidate the existing relationship between the two institutions, which are flagships in their respective sectors....


UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN – AN INSTITUTION FORTIFIED AGAINST THE RAINS

ui logo The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Isaac Folorunso Adewole has declared that the University of Ibadan is now fortified against the rains. Prof. Adewole made this declaration during a recent interview with the University of Ibadan Advancement team, with reference to the flood experience of August 26, 2011, which devastated many parts of the university campus....


VICE CHANCELLOR COMMISSIONS A’ LEVEL BUILDING IN I.S.I.

ui logo The Vice-Chancellor, Prof I. F. Adewole has commended the Board and Management team of the International School Ibadan (I.S.I.) for doing a fantastic job with the school. The commendation was made during the commissioning of a multi million naira block of six classrooms dedicated to the enhancement of Advanced level studies in I.S.I.....


UI ALUMNUS ELECTED PRESIDENT, CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

ui logo The Management, staff and students of the University of Ibadan join others in celebrating one of their own – Mr. Victor Famuyibo. Mr. Famuyibo, the Human Resources Director of Nigerian Breweries Plc and an alumnus of the University of Ibadan was recently elected as the President, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria....


UI MANAGEMENT INTENSIFIES EFFORTS TOWARDS HAVING IMPROVED POWER SUPPLY IN THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

ui logo Staff and Students of the University of Ibadan will soon heave a sigh of relief from the epileptic power supply being experienced on the University campus as efforts towards ensuring steady electricity supply to the University are on-going...


EDUCATION SHOULD FOCUS ON PRACTICAL SKILLS ACQUISITION - OKEBUKOLA

ui logo The former Executive Secretary of the National University Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola has advocated that stakeholders in the Education sector should focus more on practical skills acquisition rather than theories, in educating students in Nigeria. This, he said, would empower the students and enhance their chances to be gainfully employed in the future....


CELEBRATING THE LIFETIME OF A WORTHY ALUMNUS: PROF. CHINUA-ACHEBE 16TH NOVEMBER, 1930 – 21ST MARCH, 2013.

The Vice-Chancellor, Management staff and students of the University of Ibadan join others in celebrating the life of a worthy alumnus and an accomplished man of letters, Prof. Chinua Achebe...


FLOUR MILLS NIGERIA LTD PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN ON RESEARCH.

ui logo Nigeria’s Premier Flour Milling Company, Flour Mills Nigeria Ltd has entered into a partnership with the University of Ibadan to establish the “Flour Mills Food Research Centre” at the University...


Rewarding and Inspiring Excellence among Students of the University of Ibadan.

ui logo “In order to acknowledge and inspire undergraduate students of UI, students with outstanding academic achievements shall be encouraged by the University through the establishment of a Vice-Chancellor’s Roll of Honours”...


ANTI-CULTISM COMMITTEE STRATEGISES TOWARDS CURBING MENACE

ui logo Towards eradicating menace of campus cultism, University of Ibadan Anti-Cultism Campaign Committee has organized a sensitization programme with an assurance from the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole that...


UI Shines in Ethiopia as Pan African University take off

ui logo University of Ibadan (UI) recently did Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general proud with its impressive outing at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia capital, where the African Union’s (AU) newly established Pan African University (PAU) was inaugurated amidst pomp and pageantry...


Otunba Tunwase National Paediatric Centre Handed Over to the University of Ibadan.

ui logo In a show of uncommon philanthropic gesture, renowned banker and philanthropist, Otunba (Dr) Olasubomi Balogun CON has handed over the multi million naira Otunba Tunwase National Paediatric Centre to the University of Ibadan...


VISITATION PANEL CALLS ON OLUBADAN, COMMENDS UI

ui logoPresidential Visitation Panel to the University of Ibadan took time off its national assignment to pay homage to His Royal Majesty, Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba (Dr.) Samuel Odulana Odugade. The first, with an appreciation of Ibadanland’s contribution to educational advancement in Nigeria...


UI STUDENT ANNOUNCED AS THE STAR GOOGLE STUDENT AMBASSADOR IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA.

ui StudentDuring the just concluded Google Student Ambassador Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, Google announced a Nigerian student, Adepoju Abiodun, a 400 level Student Computer Science of the University Of Ibadan and the pioneer Google Ambassador to the University as the STAR Google Student Ambassador of the class of 2012 in Sub-Saharan Africa...


Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited Donates Personal Computers to UI Staff and Students.

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited Donates Personal Computers to UI Staff and Students. Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) is set to donate Personal Computers (PCs) to forty UI staff and students for educational purposes.
In a statement by the University’s Director of Public Communication, Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, the PCs come preloaded with LINUX Operating system donated by one of MPN’s partners...






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