Brief History of the First Technical University (Tech-U), Ibadan.

The First Technical University Ibadan (Tech-U) is a newly licensed tertiary institution, an initiative of the Oyo State Government of Nigeria. It is founded on the principle of unique innovation, research collaboration, exceptional service, integrity, excellence, and the uplifting of human condition. We are therefore committed to the efficient and responsible use of science, technology, engineering, and innovation in solving societal problems, while maintaining a culture of entrepreneurship anchored on quality programs that are responsive and financially suitable.

Our Vision is Global, and we aim to be a world-class institution that is fully grounded in the entrepreneurial practices, unique innovation, sustainability science, and commitment to International best practices.

Our mission is to cultivate a cadre of technical professionals, with requisite entrepreneurial skills, capable of creating jobs and employment. This will be done by imparting sound knowledge, and practical skills in various trades and disciplines to students. In this regard, our focus is to provide the training and learning environment that produce exceptional graduates who are socially conscious and technically competent.

Tech-U is committed to offering degree programs of international standard through collaboration with international institutions, among others, while appreciating the need for a phased development to reach the desired through such international partnership.

Uniqueness ( Essential Niches) of the University

  • Promotion of Entreprenership is our Core mission by engaging world-class faculty, students, and staff in a world-class environment
  • Production of Graduates with skills for employment generation
  • Production of Graduates who are agents of positive change in the society
  • Creation of wealth,assisting students and alumni in creating business enterprises
  • Cultivation of strong and dynamic partnership with industry corporations, and other universities.
  • Creation of wealth,providing incubation for industrial enterprises
  • In addition to classroom work, students will be exposed to experimental learning through mandatory co-ops as an objective.
  • 2012

    The Bill establishing the University was passed into Law and assented to by His Excellency Senator Abiola Ajimobi on 12th July, 2012

  • 2012

    Tech-U was licensed by NUC as the 38th State University and 125th University in the Nigerian University System with 14 accredited courses in two faculties on 7th December, 2012

  • 2013

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened in 2013 by donating intervention projects comprising 500-seater library, 24 lecture rooms, offices and other conveniences to support the effective take-off of the University.

  • 2017

    The official commission of the CBN Intervention projects by the His Excellency Sen. Abiola Ajimobi on 6th June, 2017.

  • 2018

    Acadamic Session starts January 2018