Siwes


Siwes

[divider scroll_text=””][space height=”10″] Mr. UMARU, Mikail GurkuPROFILE OF SIWES COORDINATOR
Mr. UMARU, Mikail Gurku hails from Gurku area of Karu Local Government of Nasarawa State and had his earlier education at L.E.A. Primary School, Gurku between 1969 – 1975 before proceeding to Government Secondary School Kuru between 1975/76-1980 and had B.Sc (Hons) in Physics at University of Jos between 1986/87-1990 and M.Sc in Solid State Physics at University of Abuja, 1999/2000-2001/2002. He is currently a lecturer in department to Physics, Nasarawa State University, Keffi and has many publications and journals both local and international to his credit.
CONTACT DETAILS
SIWES Unit,
Nasarawa State University,
P.M.B. 1022, Keffi,
Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
Email: gurkuumar@yahoo.com
Tel. Nos: 08035889864, 08029411510
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNIT
The SIWES (Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme) was established in Nasarawa State University, Keffi in the year 2004 as a unit directly under the office of the Vice Chancellor, with a coordinator supervising the unit and answerable to the Vice-Chancellor only.
The SIWES Unit of the university is responsible for coordinating all issues pertaining to the students’ attachment in industries/factories/establishments.
Students normally undergo industrial attachment during 2nd semester of their 300 Level; the period of attachment is six (6) months, which runs from May to October of every year.
The Unit compiles master list and placement list of students undergoing the industrial attachment every year for onward submission to National University Commission (NUC) Abuja and the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Jos. Eight copies of each are submitted to NUC and 2 copies of each to ITF.
The unit in conjunction with the ITF usually conducts orientation programme every year in order to prepare the students for the Industrial Training (IT) exercise.
SUPPORTING STAFF
Secretary/ Computer Operator- Christiana A. Galadima (Mrs.)
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