Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (Formerly Rivers State University of Education) was established by the University of Education Law, No.8 of 2009 by the Rivers State Government. The University is located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital which is the second largest port city in Nigeria.
The University has two other campuses, St John’s Diobu along the Port Harcourt – Aba Express Road near Garrison Junction. The St. John’s Campus houses the University’s Business School with world classrooms and pedagogic resources. The other Campus is located at Ndele which is about 50 Kilometres from Port Harcourt, along the Port Harcourt Ahoada road.
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education offers education and non-education related programmes from bachelor’s degree to doctorate in the fields of management Science, social Sciences, education, humanities and vocational/technical studies. All programmes of the University are recognized and fully accredited by the national Universities commission.
The postgraduate programme of the University has been adjudged the fastest growing programme in Sub Sahara Africa for instance, the Masters programmes in Maritime, transportation systems and Port Management is run in collaboration with key players in the maritime industry. The current Vice Chancellor of the University professor Ozo- Mekiri Ndimele in less than three years transformed the academic and developmental landscape of the University to global relevance and visibility.
To address the challenges of global competition in University Education in terms of research, innovation and access to intervention funding academic and developmental priorities in the University. The University Advancement Centre (UAC) was established in 2017 by the Vice- Chancellor, Professor Ozo-Mekiri Ndimele. The core mandate of the Centre are as follows:
To be the foremost University Advancement Centre in the world with enormous capacity to facilitate developmental programmes through partnership and Linkage activities.
The advancement of the University through building of linkages, collaborations, and partnerships with institutions, donor and multilateral agencies, NGO’s, alumni, individuals as well as securing resources for the development of the University.
Dr. Emmanuel C. Ibara, an associate Professor of Educational management is the Ag. Director of the Centre.
The support staff of the centre includes:
Hostel accommodation is very essential, and the welfare and security of our students is our priority. These hostels will enable students to get conducive and affordable accommodation with adequate security. It will also curb the menace of incessant harassments suffered by our students who reside outside the university campuses.
Estimated cost: N300,000,000.00 each (N3,600,000.00).
The provision of additional accommodation for university staff guarantees efficiency effectiveness and dedication to duty. The staff school will also provide a conducive and qualitative learning environment for children and wards of staff of the university.
The need for a convocation arena and Amphitheatre for the university is long overdue because, the existing facility can no longer accommodate the university community and her quest during functions. The convocation arena will provide accommodation for the university during her matriculation and convocation ceremonies, while the Amphitheatre will be used for conferences, workshops and other social activities that may require large participants.
Convocation Arena: N400,000,000.00 and
The link road will connect the new layout and the main campus. The need for the link road is to provide for expansion of the main campus which is already congested while the circular road will provide for east acess of existing facilities within the main campus.
Link road: N150,000,000.00
Circular road: N50,000,000.00
This scholarship fund will enable the university assist indigent but academically – focused and brilliant students who cannot afford the payment of the relevant fees, to continue and complete their academic programmes.
Estimated cost: N100,000,000.00
We highly appreciate you for spending your valued time to read through this brochure. Please you can make donations through cheques and electronic bank transfers in favour of:
ACCOUNT NAME: UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT CENTRE2, IAUE
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 5210040069