Students of relevant programmes will participate in industrial attachment as provided in the Benchmark and Minimum Academic Standard for their disciplines before graduation. The scheme will provide opportunity for students to apply theoretical principles to real life situations and prepare them for the world of work. The SIWES attachment will last for a single stretch of 24 weeks. This unit, under the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, shall have responsibility for:
- Liaison with the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Industrial Training Fund (ITF) in all matters pertaining to SIWES;
- Preparation of master list and placement list;
- Placement of students in industries and other establishments;
- Visiting and supervising students on industrial training;
- Coordinating all other student training activities such as student work, reports, seminar, general assessment and payment of Industrial Training allowances; and
- Fostering effective contacts and collaboration between the university and industry.
This centre shall serve as the research and commercial counterpart of the Department of Communications. It offers audio and video productions, made in our professionally equipped studio, and graphic designs such as posters, banners, magazines, labels.
This centre is the research and commercial counterpart of the Department of Computer and Information Technology. It provides Internet service throughout Nigeria, offers web design and hosting, software development, and technical innovation in the form of locally made hardware.
This centre shall work in collaboration with Verbum Networks, a reputable Internet service provider of the existing Dominican Institute.
The objectives of ICT development in the University are as follows:
· Provide computer and Internet facilities for information and research for the entire university community and especially to provide the industrial training of students taking computer science and information technology.
· Promote computer appreciation within the university by assisting individual users and user departments in identifying scientific, technical, research and management problems solvable by the application of computer techniques.
· To aid all activities of the proposed University through e-learning, e-administration, e-payment, e-commerce, and e-health.
· Design, develop, implement and maintain appropriate software systems to support data processing and computer applications.
· Conduct research in the technical and engineering sectors of information technology, aimed at contributing to the growth of the IT industry.
· Operate computer labs, equipped with all software, for the use of staff and students.
· Conduct workshops and short courses for companies or members of the public who require Information Technology skills.
· To develop and maintain e-learning portals for staff, student and administrative use.
· To maintain the University Website and update same on regular basis.
· To run an effective intranet e-mail service for the University community.
· To provide multi-media systems for teaching, seminars and conferences.
The library is engaged in a wide variety of activities and services on behalf of the University’s need for access to information and hospitable environment for pursuing intellectual discovery and research. The mission of the library is to enrich the intellectual life of the University by fostering information discovery and intellectual growth, nurturing creativity, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new knowledge.
The operations of the library include activities ranging from acquisition of materials through the core activities of selection and organization and description of these holdings, provision of assistance in the discovery and use of materials through instruction, reference, and access services, and preservation of materials under its stewardship for the benefit of future generations.
The Library is ICT-driven, making search for books and articles easier and faster.
The unit provide routine servicing, and maintenance of heavy machinery at the University Central Laboratory as well as servicing of simple laboratory and office equipment and tools in the colleges and other units.
The equipped Planning, Works and Services Unit carry out all repairs and maintenance works of the university’s physical structures and utilities. The Unit is in charge of physical planning and works and is able to maintain and repair vehicles, mechanical, civil and electrical appliances, buildings and roads.
The University Health Centre is to attend to students, staff and their dependents in respect of emergencies and minor ailments. It is not the intent of the Centre to duplicate or supersede services provided in the neighbouring hospitals but to provide limited medical care and health to all registered students, staff and their dependents.
The University currently has a standard football field, tennis court, volleyball court, badminton court, and basketball court.
There is a Student Centre to encourage interaction between the students and to provide an avenue for relaxation between lectures. Besides several students’ relaxation areas in the hostels, there is a large room in the classroom block.
To secure lives and property on campus, there is a security unit with well-trained security personnel.
The University has hostels on campus.
The Bursar is the Chief Financial Officer of the university and is responsible for the day-to-day administration and control of the financial affairs of the university. The Present Bursar of the University is Rev. Fr. Okechukwu Emmanuel Ogadah OP.
The Bursary Department is the administrative arm of the University concerned with financial and accounting functions. It is headed by a Bursar who is the Chief Financial Officer of the University. His main duties include advising the Vice-Chancellor on the day-to-day administration and control of the University’s funds, formulating financial policies, preparing budget and budgetary controls to safeguard the financial resources of the University.
The University will not ask anyone to pay money in any personal account All payments (by students) to the University are made through the University portal All information about whatever payments that are due to the University are contained on the University website; if in doubt, please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Always check the University website for any updates on payments and other issues The above information applies to JUPEB, UNDERGRADUATE, fees.
Some of the main Units of the Bursary Department include:
Cash Office Unit
Responsible for receiving and payments through the general electronic payment systems (e-transactions).
Budget & Projects Unit
Responsible for preparing University budgets and processing payments of capital projects.
Contract and Services Unit
Responsible for processing payments of University expenditures for Contracts and Consultancy services.
Data Unit (Final Accounts)
Responsible for the preparation and production of University Financial Statements and Quarterly Performance Reports.
Payroll Unit -
Responsible for processing of monthly salaries for all University staff through the Payroll System.
Special Funds Unit
Manages designated funds received for specific projects/purposes, from the government, non-governmental agencies and organizations.
Treasury and Fund Division Unit (T.F.D)
This unit is in charge of payment fund transfer, E-payment and reconciliation. This division shall consist of finance offices, cash operations, pay-roll, students accounts, consultancy services, investment/ventures and Bank Reconciliation.
- Production and submission of Financial Statements and Quarterly Financial Reports on Capital Projects, Recurrent Grants/Expenditure, Internal Development Funds (IDF), to the University Management, Council, NUC, Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, Office of the Auditor General for the Federation, Federal Ministries of Education and Finance.
- Preparation of Annual Recurrent and Capital Budgets of the University based on the Federal Government grants and the Internal Development Funds (IDF).
- Keeping and maintenance of up to date records of the University finances in accordance with relevant Financial Rules and Regulations.
- Prompt processing and payment of duly approved staff and contractors claims.
- The University’s Assets were fully insured with reputable Insurance Companies.
- There had been prompt processing and payment of monthly pension allowances to all the University existing pensioners now transferred to PTAD
- Reconciliation of cash books, with related bank statements and other accounting records have been carried out.
- There have been prompt payments of staff salaries and allowances.
There was prompt and up to date remittance of all government taxes such as Withholding Tax, Value Added Tax and PAYE. All other staff salary deductions had been fully remitted to the relevant Unions and organizations. Equally, all staff request for Tax Clearance had been adequately attended to