The National Universities Commission has approved 33 new undergraduate programmes for the Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti (BOUESTI).
This was following a visit by a team of experts from NUC to the university to assess its capability to run the proposed programmes with respect to human and material resources and the resultant clean bill of health given BOUESTI.
BOUESTI Public Relations Officer, Temitope Akinbisoye, said in a statement on Saturday that the approval was contained in a letter dated 19th June, 2023 and addressed to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Olufemi Adeoluwa,” adding, “With this approval, the university now runs a total of 78 degree programmes.
The VC, in his reaction, described it as “a welcome development and a testament of the institution’s avowed commitment to excellence and qualitative education”.
The programmes include Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics Management, Procurement Management, Educational Technology, Library and Information Science, Early Childhood Education, Computer Science Education, History, English and Literary Studies, History and International Studies and French.