University of Ibadan
The University of Ibadan popularly known as UI is Nigeria’s first University.
Established in 1948 and located in the capital city of Ibadan.
UI is the mother of all universities in Nigeria. The school is a training ground for thousands of professionals that run other institutions.
So Here’s Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About UI
The First University Before Independence
University of Ibadan is the first university in Nigeria before independence. As it came to being in 1948 before independence.
Only 13 Vice Chancellors
Since it’s conception the university has had only 13 vice chancellors. The university has been in existence for 70 years now and counting.
History Department Making History
The history department of the university broke a record after 69 years.
There haven’t been any graduate with a first class from the department till after 69 years.
First To Be Ranked
UI is the first Nigerian institution to make the top 1000 in Times Higher Education rankings.
The first in Nigeria and the first in West Africa.
Started With Three Faculties
UI started with only three faculties which are Arts, Science, and Medicine.
And has evolved to several other faculties and departments
So there you have it. The five things you probably didn’t know about the University of Ibadan.
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