The Linkage Program, Environmental Research and Development Directorate (LIPERD) of FUOYE has once again in their bid to internationalize as well as globalize the University, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Agricultural and Mechanical University Alabama U.S.A.
This journey began on the 5th of December,2015 in which FUOYE hosted the A&M University Alabama representative Prof Babalola and Ms Celest Mcrea, a student who came to have an African experience. At the end of their visit, the guests where very impressed with the crop of staff of FUOYE and the enormous possibilities the two institutions can exploit for their mutual benefit.
The International Linkages Office is a unit under the Office of the Vice Chancellor. It is mandated to identify and explore areas of cooperation and linkages with foreign and local institutions. It promotes academic collaboration with local and foreign universities in the form of student and faculty exchange, joint research, exchange of publication, sponsorship of conference and other academic activities. The office is engaged in the initiation, planning, implementation and monitoring of linkage activities.
The office also participates in the implementation of student exchange program with partner universities. It facilitates the application and endorsement of FUOYE students who wishes to participate in the exchange program with local or foreign universities. Also, it provides assistance to foreign exchange students who are studying in FUOYE under the benefit of memorandum of agreement between their home university and FUOYE System.
The Environmental management and control unit in the Federal University Oye-Ekiti is a multi and interdisciplinary research and consultancy unit presently under the office of the Vice-Chancellor. The fundamental principle behind the establishment of the unit is recognition of the fact that contemporary environmental issues characterised by a multiplicity of a natural biophysical chemical and socio-economic phenomena and are therefore environment issues are so intertwined and crosscutting that they have gone far beyond the professional competence of lone consultants, isolated professionals and only a multi and interdisciplinary approach can satisfactorily address such contemporary environmental concerns.
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