Fourth year students of Engineering and Agriculture from the faculties of Engineering and Agriculture, respectively, have proceeded on the annual training programme for students in that level for a six-month exposure to the practical aspects of their field of study.
During an orientation programme organized by the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) Department at Ikole campus of the university, the students were intimated with things to expect and matters of conduct during the Industrial Training exercise.
The Area Manager Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Akure, Mrs. Gloria Dipeolu, outlined the importance of the programme to the students, and admonished them to make the best use of the opportunity to learn because some of the machines and equipment they would encounter in the course of the training might be new to them.
SIWES Coordinator, Dr. A. A. Satimehin, advised the students to put in their best and represent the university well both in character and in performance.
Representing the Head, Ikole campus, Prof O. O. Amu was Dean Faculty of Engineering, Prof B. Alabadan. Also in attendance were Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Prof Adebitan, Dr. Olufumilayo Ndububa of Engineeing Faculty and ITF officers from Akure office.
A total of 230 students were involved in the program.