The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given its nod to the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH) in Osara, Kogi State, for the introduction of eight new undergraduate programs.
In an official statement released on Thursday, the registrar of the university, Olufunke Hudson, expressed her enthusiasm for the newly approved programs.
The new programs include:
- Biology Education
- Chemistry Education
- Mathematics Education
- Physics Education
- Computer Science Education
- Geography Education
- Library Science
- Technology Education
With these additions, CUSTECH will now offer a total of 38 courses for prospective students. Hudson emphasized the university’s dedication to providing comprehensive resources and support for the faculty of science and technology education.
“The faculty is provided with necessary resources, human and material, in line with set standards to train professional teachers for the secondary and technical schools in the State and the country in general,” she emphasized.
Highlighting the significance of secondary and technical education, Hudson stressed, “Secondary and technical institutions are the providers of the basic inputs into tertiary institutions. With the expansion of tertiary education in general, high-quality inputs into the institutions are in greater demand.”
Prospective students can now apply for these programs as part of the ongoing 2023/2024 admissions cycle.
“All the programs are currently accessible on the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) platform for interested candidates to select,” stated the registrar.
She also encouraged candidates interested in any of the university’s programs to consider making Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, their first-choice institution.