The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services was awarded number two position in the Central Administration Units. The Office has made tremendous strides and achievements over the last two years with improvement from position 24/26 to position 8/16 and now position 2/16.
The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services is a critical Department in the University. Established in the early 70s, the Office is primarily concerned with student affairs to help address the holistic growth, development and wellbeing of students in support of the University’s vision, mission and objectives. The office works in liaison with different University departments as well as student leaders, parents and maintains contact with industry partners and the community to help carry out the mandate of the office effectively and efficiently.
The Office deals with students’ welfare right from admission to graduation. University life marks the beginning of one’s career and requires one to make mental, physical and emotional adjustments.
The overall mission of the Office of the Dean of Students is to foster a conducive environment for the holistic development of students through the provision of services that enhance the spiritual, psychological, social, moral and career growth of students and empower students to make responsible choices in their campus life and wise career choices later as they transit to the job market.
The functions of the Office of the Dean of Students include:
- Counselling and Guidance Services
- Career and Placement Services
- Financial Aid Services
- University Chaplaincy Services
- Student Organizations Liaison Services
- Disability Liaison Services
- Skills and Talents Development Services
- Work-Study Program Services