Student Societies

            Students in this Department can, and are encouraged to, become members of three student-run societies.  Each of these societies is identified and its objectives and activities briefly described below:

Nigerian Economics Students Association (NESA)

            The membership of this Association is open to all undergraduates majoring in Economics.  Its objectives are to provide a forum for dissemination of economic thought and to encourage its members to engage in academic and objective analysis of Nigeria’s economic problems.

            In pursuance of these objectives, the Association periodically organizes lectures, symposia, seminars, etc., and publishes magazines (“Newsletter Economics or the University Ikonomist”).

 

Association of Graduate Economics Students (AGES)

 

Master in Business Administration Students Association (MBASA)

 

 

Master in Finance Administration Association (MFASA)

 

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

            In addition to the special activities organized by the student societies previously identified, students of Economics are also expected to participate actively in the community life of the University-wide student body.

 

            Furthermore, this Department arranges an excursion, once a year, to industrial locations where final year students can learn at first hand, about various production processes and problems.  This annual industrial tour is organized by a member of staff.

 

DEPARTMENTAL STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS AND SOCIETIES

Student Societies

            Students in this Department can, and are encouraged to, become members of three student-run societies.  Each of these societies is identified and its objectives and activities briefly described below:

Nigerian Economics Students Association

            The membership of this Association is open to all undergraduates majoring in Economics.  Its objectives are to provide a forum for dissemination of economic thought and to encourage its members to engage in academic and objective analysis of Nigeria’s economic problems.

            In pursuance of these objectives, the Association periodically organizes lectures, symposia, seminars, etc., and publishes magazines (“Newsletter Economics or the University Ikonomist”).

International Association of Students in Economics & Management (AISEC)

            As the name indicates, this is an international students’ organization which has a chapter in Ibadan.  Its objectives are to link management with the academic and student communities, and to provide practical experiences in organizing lectures, seminars, training workshops, conferences and international exchange programmes for its members.

Extra-Curricular Activities

            In addition to the special activities organized by the student societies previously identified, students of Economics are also expected to participate actively in the community life of the University-wide student body.

            Furthermore, this Department arranges an excursion, once a year, to industrial locations where final year students can learn at first hand, about various production processes and problems.  This annual industrial tour is organized by a member of staff.