NUC grants full Accreditation to 21 Undergraduate Programs in KUST Wudil
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, the full accreditation of 21 academic programmes spread across five faculties.
The NUC’s substantive credence to KUST academic programmes came after critical inspection and validation on manpower resource and the modern facilities available for the training of highly skilled graduates.
In a letter of approval dated 14th of April, 2022 and signed by the executive secretary of the commission, Professor Abubakar Abdulrasheed, through director of accreditation, Dr. Maryam Sali, said the full credence valid for the next five years.
The programmes granted the new academic status includes, agricultural education, education Biology, education Chemistry, education Physics, education Geography, Health education, Human Kinetics and Library and Information Science.
Others are Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Urban and Regional Planning, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics and Computer Science.
Our correspondent reports that KUST had earlier secured similar clean bill of health from the NUC for establishment of 14 new academic programmes and one postgraduate program in the university.
The NUC full time mode approval for the new programs came after a successful resource verification exercise conducted by NUC team to ascertain the readiness of human and material resources to run the programs.
Those new academic programmes that scaled through resource assessment include Bsc Forestry and Wildlife Management, Bsc Fisheries and Aquaculture, Bsc Quantity Surveying, Bsc Estate Management, Bsc Building Technology among others.
Reacting to the development, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Shehu Alhaji Musa, said the 100 percent accreditation of academic programmes under his stewardship is another mile stone achievement that would remain in sand of time.
A release issued by the spokesman of KUST, Saidu Na’Yahaya, the VC expressed satisfaction that the successes over the years were only dreams come through, not without the support and commitment of the visitor and Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Pro-Chancellor of the university.
Professor Shehu however renewed commitment to diligence and strong dedication to building a centre of global extraction and citadel of excellence essentially in the areas of science and technology.