The School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS) was established in October, 2017 with the appointment of Prof. R. O. Bakare as Pioneer Dean.
The School admitted its first set of Postgraduate students in February 2018 kicking off with five Faculties and thirty Departments.
SPGS is currently hosted at the mini campus which is located in Oye town and is currently preparing for the admission of the 2020/2021 postgraduate academic session.
The School has approval from the National Universities Commission to commence full academic activities across five (5) Faculties and thirty (30) Academic Departments as listed below:
- Social Sciences
Professor Mojisola A. Oyarekua is currently the Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies while Mrs Oyeyimika Koyejo-Fasakin, FCIA is the Deputy Registrar and Secretary to the School.
Professor Mojisola A. Oyarekua, a Food Scientist with Specialization in Infant Nutrition had her first degree at the prestigious University of Ibadan in 1977, Masters from the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University U.S.A in 1980 and later came back to the premier University of Ibadan where she obtained her PhD in 2006.
She belongs to several professional bodies within and outside Nigeria and has served in various capacities among which are as Chairman or member of various University Committees, Board Member, Ekiti State Community Based Poverty Reduction Agency (a World Bank project 2003), Secretary, Ekiti State Committee on Relocation of College of Education and many others. She was the Provost College of Education Ikere-Ekiti (2015 -2019) and had attended many conferences nationally and internationally.
ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANOGRAM OF THE POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
The organogram for the Postgraduate School is presented in the diagram below:
ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF UNITS IN THE POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
(a) ADMISSION UNIT: This unit shall be supervised by an officer in the Administrative Cadre. The Unit shall be in charge of all Admission processes of the Postgraduate School and the Officer-in-Charge shall report directly to the Secretary, Postgraduate School on the day-to-day activities of the Unit.
(b) EXAMINATION, RECORDS AND STATISTICS UNIT: The Examination, Records and Statistics Units shall be in charge of Examinations, Records and Statistics of the Postgraduate School. The Unit shall be supervised by an officer in the Administrative Cadre with adequate knowledge of computer applications.
He or she shall report directly to the Secretary, Postgraduate School on the day-to-day activities of the Unit. He/She shall be assisted by a Programmer/Data Entry Clerk (DEC) in the running of the unit.
(c) FINANCE UNIT: The Postgraduate School shall have its own finance section which shall handle all budgets, payment/collection of receipts of school fees and other related levies involving the Postgraduate School. The Unit shall be headed by a certified Accountant from the Bursary Department and shall report to the Secretary, Postgraduate School on the day-to-day activities of the Unit.
(d) RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT UNIT: The unit shall co-ordinate all Research and Developmental Programmes of the Postgraduate School. The Unit shall initiate research proposals and publication of journals in the Postgraduate School. It shal
also handle issues relating to the organization of seminars, conferences and symposia, also it shall co-ordinate matters on research proposals of Ph.D students.
The Unit shall be headed by the Deputy Dean who shall not be less than a Reader/Associate Professor in status and shall report directly to the Dean of the Postgraduate School on the day-to-day activities of the Unit. The Deputy Dean shall be assisted by an officer in the Administrative Cadre.