Posts

Showing posts from April 30, 2017

About Bedbugs And "Fresh" Victims- Akinfenwa Olaitan

Image
As our freshmen finally resume and are gladly welcome into the open something​ of the OAU community, it is not surprising that almost every other student has some advice to give and some experience to share with the freshmen. So while we are all still basking in the euphoria of resumption, there is a need to be made aware of this problem which stalites know too well and have battled for so long. This is the issue of bedbugs. To our freshmen, the saying - Don't let the bedbugs bite- is not just a casual joke. It's a real issue that became even more persistent over the last session.

The distressing insects have practically made their homes in the hostels, and have carved out hiding places in crevices and walls. This obviously makes the freshmen become fresh victims of this unsolved issue of bedbugs. Benjamin, a freshman, and an occupant in Fajuyi Hall, shared his distasteful experience with the bugs. According to him, he has "noticed bedbug bites since his first day, and has…

OAU: Fees Payment Activated For Returning Students

Image
The payment of school fees by the returning​ students of the Obafemi Awolowo University has been activated on the University portal.

Students can now access the portal to get their Remita Retrieval Reference number to make their payments. The bedspace request for finalists has also been​ rescheduled to hold on Monday, 8th May 2017.

Adediran Ifeoluwa Emerges As First Female NUCJ Senate President

Image
The first ever convention of the of Nigerian Union of Campus Journalists was held at the premier university; the University of Ibadan on the 29th April 2017.

The election, which took place at the convention, was held in the Senate Complex of the Student Union building of the University of Ibadan, and Adediran Ifeoluwa, a 400L student of the Obafemi Awolowo University defeated her opponents with a clear cut margin to emerge as the first female Senate president of the Association.

In an interaction with her, the final year student of the Department of English said in exhilaration, "I will try all my maximum best in breaking the barrier that people have for female being at the apex. "

Miss Ifeoluwa also promised to help reform Nigerian Union of Campus Journalists​ to its becoming a great training ground.


In other categories, Alawode Ibrahim, a student of University of Ibadan emerged as the president of the Nigerian Union of Campus Journalists​.

Ibrahim who went unopposed when speak…

Course Registration To Be Activated On Thursday 4th May

Image
Course registration for the harmattan semester of 2016/2017 academic session has been slated to commence on Thursday, 4th May 2017. 

The process would be commencing alongside the payment of school fees by the returning students of the institution.

As the process has its peculiarities (based on department and Faculty), fresh students who might need some guidance are advised to consult older colleagues in the Department as regards the process  (Click Here To Get Departmental Helplines) .

Learn To Speak French Conveniently With Confiance Tutors

Image
DO YOU KNOW?
A good knowledge of another international language can boost your value in the international labour market?

Why not learn French under the tutelage of well seasoned French tutors with good exposure to the language?

Confiance Tutors are offering a chance to learn the language conveniently in a 2 month weekend classes package.

Participants would also be granted a chance for international certification in the language after writing exams.


Registration form costs just N200

For more enquiries call: 08082138889

Why not embrace this offer to stay relevant in the global business world?

Supported by OAU Peeps News Agency

Finalist Fees Payment And Accommodation Request To Commence On Wednesday, 3rd May

Image
According to a publication on the University portal, final year students of the Obafemi Awolowo University would commence payment payment of school fees and request for bedspaces on campus by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 3rd May 2017.

Finalists are advised to be at alert as the bedspaces are limited and would be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

OAU: Management Releases New Policy On Use Of Halls

Image
Any true student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife would agree that one of the areas where​ University falls short of her acclaimed greatness is in the state of her undergraduate halls of residence. The halls, which are grossly insufficient to accommodate the student population, are often grossly overcrowded and her facilities thus suffering the consequences of over population. However, the management of the University, in a bid to optimize these facilities have released a new policy on the use of the Halls of Residence. The policy which was published on the​ University's portal dictates several punishable offences in the use of the Halls. Find the policy below;

OAU POLICY ON THE APPROPRIATE USE
OF THE HALLS OF RESIDENCE
(i) A STUDENT shall not obtain accommodation by
fraudulent means.
(ii) A STUDENT shall not sell to, or buy accommodation
from another STUDENT
(iii) A STUDENT shall not harbour non-students in
allocated rooms
(iv) A STUDENT shall not secure multipl…