SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
The School of Environmental Technology was established in January 1986 in the Bosso campus of the University until it was relocated to the Gidan Kwano Campus at the beginning of 2004/2005 Academic session. The School comprises of six departments namely: Architecture, Building Technology, Estate survey and Valuation, Quantity Surveying, Surveying and Geo-informatics, and Urban and Regional Planning.
Developing competent graduates and staff who are grounded in theory and practice of the various disciplines in the built environment.
The objectives of the School are to:
- Prepare students with a broad based background in the protection and management of our environment.
- Promote multi-disciplines in the conventional disciplines in the field of Environmental Technology;
- Promote research on the socioeconomic aspects of planning design, provision of shelter and the management of environment;
- Undertake consultancy services of research and practical value as an extension of academic teaching and providing opportunities for students to receive training and practical experience on live projects and research activities;
- Document and disseminate information on indigenous materials, design and construction techniques and to formulate standards and guide-lines for the development and design of experimental projects and housing prototypes.
Both academic and administrative activities of the Departments in the school are well coordinated. These includes student’s results, students’s cases, transfer, staff promotion, seminar /conferences and discipline of both student and staff institutional board meeting.
The school has a staff strength of over 180 on permanent and pensionable appointment, some are on sabbatical and some on visiting appointment. Currently, some staff are on study fellowship for various higher degree programmes within and outside the country.
A good number of academic staff has delivered public lectures to the community on various areas of interest.