History of Centre for General Studies

The Centre for General Studies (CGS) formerly known as General Studies Programme (GSP) Unit was established in the University of Ibadan in 1986. The centre has been running General Studies Courses till date.

AIMS / OBJECTIVES

The aim of the centre is to expose students to a course of liberal education through which they can develop and expand awareness of their social, cultural and natural environments. With the addition of these courses to the specialized courses being taken by the students, it is expected that graduates of this University would be better prepared to function in the society.

Specifically, the Centre aims at helping students develop adequate competence in the use of the English language as a tool for their studies and as an effective means of communication in society and in their future employment/enterprise. It also enables them acquire a body of relevant knowledge outside their respective fields of specialization for successful living.