Godfrey Okoye University

Godfrey Okoye University (GO University) was founded in 2009 by the Very Reverend Father Professor Dr. Christian Anieke for the Catholic Diocese of Enugu.[1] The university, which got its operational licence on 3 November 2009 from the National Universities Commission (NUC), belongs to the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria. It is the first university owned by a Catholic Diocese in Africa.

Godfrey Okoye University
Logo of Godfrey Okoye University
Motto'Unity of Knowledge'
Established3 November 2009
ChancellorChristian Nwachukwu Okeke
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Dr. Christian Anieke
6°28′9.64″N 7°31′35.38″W / 6.4693444°N 7.5264944°W / 6.4693444; -7.5264944
Chief Nwobodo Library at GOU, Thinkers Corner, Enugu.

In 2009 the university started with 215 students[2] and admitted 1,200 students by the end of 2012.[3]

On 1 December 2013, GOU commenced a week-long programme of activities to celebrate its maiden convocation. 100 students were awarded bachelor's degrees during the final ceremony on 7 December 2013.[4]

GOU is a member of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVC).[5]

Faculties and courses[6] edit

Faculty of Management and Social Sciences [7] Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences [8] Faculty of Education [9] Faculty of Arts [10] Faculty of Law [11] Faculty of Medicine[12]
Accounting Applied Biology Biology Education English and Literature Studies Law Medicine & Surgery
Banking and Finance Biotechnology Chemistry Education History, International Studies And Diplomacy
Business Administration with Management/ Marketing/ Public Administration Microbiology Computer Science Education Music
Management Biochemistry Mathematics Education Philosophy
Marketing Chemistry Physics Education Religious Studies
Public Administration Industrial Chemistry Business Education
Economics Computer Science English/Literary Studies Education
International Relations Mathematics History, International Studies and Diplomacy Education
Political Science Physics Economics Education
Mass Communication Industrial Design Political Science & Government Education
Psychology Architecture Social Studies Education
Sociology Physics with Electronics/ Industrial Physics/ Geophysics/ Renewal Energy/ Physics with Electronics Education Management
Primary Education

Faculties and courses postgraduate programmes[6] edit

Faculty of Management and Social Sciences[7] Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences[8] Faculty of Education[9]
PGD & M. Sc. Accounting M. Sc. Biotechnology M. Ed Curriculum Development
PGD & M. Sc. Banking and Finance M. Sc. Computer Science M. Ed. Language Education
PGD & M. Sc. Economics M. Sc. Microbiology M. Ed. Measurement Evaluation
PGD & M. Sc. International Relations M. Sc. Physics
PGD & M. Sc. Management
PGD & M. Sc. Political Science
PGD & M. Sc. Psychology
PGD & M. Sc. Public Administration

Partner universities and cooperations[13] edit

Radio station edit

On 27 October 2014 the radio station for the Mass Communication Department was formally commissioned by Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, director of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

GO Uni Radio 106.9fm[14] broadcasts live and via Internet[15] from their studios at Godfrey Okoye University, Thinkers Corner, Enugu.

References edit

  1. ^ Why Enugu Catholic Diocese Began University Prof. Anieke, V. C. nigerianbestforum.com, 15. September 2010
  2. ^ 2011/2012 Recommended Student Enrolment in Nigerian Universities Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine, National Universities Commission (NUC)
  3. ^ Why I made laptop compulsory for students, by Prof. Anieke founder, GOU, by SAM OTTI, Sun News, 11 June 2013
  4. ^ First Convocation Celebration Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine Monday Bulletin NUC (National Universities Commission), 23 December 2013
  5. ^ "university – CVC". Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  6. ^ a b Approved Academic Programmes of Nigerian Universities Archived 23 January 2013 at the Wayback Machine National Universities Commission (NUC), 4 January 2012
  7. ^ a b Godfrey Okoye University Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
  8. ^ a b Godfrey Okoye University Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
  9. ^ a b Godfrey Okoye University Faculty of Education
  10. ^ "Faculty of Arts | Unity of Knowledge". Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  11. ^ "Faculty of law | LAW". Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Faculty of Medicine | LAW". Retrieved 21 April 2023.
  13. ^ "Godfrey Okoye University Institutional Collaborations And Erasmus Programme". Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  14. ^ 106.9fm
  15. ^ "LISTEN LIVE!!! | GOUNI RADIO - 106.9 FM Enugu". Retrieved 24 August 2020.

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