Office Of Vice Chancellor​

Knowledge talks, Wisdom listens

Prof. Kolade Luke Ayorinde
Vice chancellor

Vice Chancellor's Speech

It is my pleasure to most heartily welcome you to Thomas Adewumi University, Oko. Thomas Adewumi University, Oko, (TAU) is situated at Oko Irese, about 6 Km from Omu Aran, the Headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area, and 90 Km from Ilorin, the capital City of Kwara State, Nigeria. Oko is accessible by air to the Ilorin International airport and is about 450km to abuja by road.

TAU was licensed in December 2020 and is commencing academic activities with high quality teaching and learning in 15 Programmes in 12 Departments of three Faculties (Basic Medical and Health Sciences, Computing and Applied Sciences, and Management and Social Sciences).

Our programmes are tailored towards equipping students with the knowledge and leading – edge skills required for life – long successful careers and global relevance.

TAU is poised to provide qualitative education to raise future leaders for Nigeria and mankind in general. Our Vision is ‘to provide excellent academic environment suitable for the development of ideas and knowledge for the benefit of mankind’
The Mission of the University is ‘to be a center of attraction for staff and students of the highest quality dedicated and attuned to the ideals of excellence, truth, progress and development’.

The Motto is ‘Scientia Sermo, Sapientia Audio’, which means ‘Knowledge talks, Wisdom listens’.

The broad thrust of TAU is to create an enduring legacy. We will encourage and instill hard work, discipline, self-confidence, honesty, integrity, compassion and ethical decision making in our students so they can achieve and maintain the highest possible standards in all endeavours.

TAU is determined to provide practical and innovative education for grooming academically, technically, professionally, entrepreneurially, and morally equipped men and women who will catalyze the revolution in self-sufficiency at all levels.
It is a great opportunity to be part of the TAU family and I very warmly welcome you as we lay a strong foundation for a world class University.

We are committed to excellence and to lead the University to have world – wide acclaim, promote advancement of knowledge and be a major player for national and global socio – economic development.

Working or learning at Thomas Adewumi University will be fun and rewarding as we boast of:

  • Beautiful, Serene and Peaceful Campus Environment
  • World Class Environment Conducive for Learning, Creativity, Innovation and Ingenuity
  • State – of – the – Art Laboratories, Studios, Teaching and Learning Environment
  • Comfortable and Homely Halls of Residence
  • Entrepreneurial, Skill Acquisition and Community Based Experience and Development
  • Well-rounded, Current and Robust Academic and Sporting Curricula for Producing a Total Man
  • Student – Centred Leadership Programmes
  • Affordable Tuition with Flexible Payment Structure.
  • Endowed, Experienced, Tested, Proven and Caring Staff
  • Excellent Medical and Social Welfare Packages for Staff and Students
  • Cordial Staff- Student Mentoring Programmes

You are welcome to join our TAU staff family or enroll into any of our academic or professional programmes as you take the bold step on the path to self – development, self- determination and share in our ideals and vision for positive change.