MAJOR ACTIVITIES 1

The activities of the SIWES Unit under the office of the Vice-Chancellor include the followings:

  • Liaise with companies, Industry and Ministries for SIWES Placement.
  • Prepare comprehensive Master and Placement Lists of qualified and eligible SIWES students from various schools.
  • Organize and conduct Orientation programme for students eligible to go on Industrial attachment.
  • Liaise with the stakeholders on SIWES matters (i.e.ITF Headquarters and Area Offices, and National Universities Commission (NUC); Organization/Corporate bodies and establishment participating in Students’ Industrial Training to ensure success of the exercise).
  • Collate, organize and prepare SIWES Logbooks and Form 8 for verification and onward payment by the ITF to qualified students.
  • Arrange for SIWES Supervisions and Seminars.
  • Ensure payment of SIWES allowance to eligible students on successful completion of their Industrial Attachment through e-payment system.
  • Participate in Zonal and National SIWES meeting/Conferences/Workshops.
  • Keep periodic SIWES records.
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MAJOR ACTIVITIES 2

During the period under review, by the grace of God the Unit recorded tremendous achievements as outlined below:

  1. In 2015 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of the Eight Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 2,378 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
  2. In 2016 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of the Eight Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 2,728 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
  3. In 2017 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of the Eight Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 2,877 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
  4. In 2018 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of all the Nine Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 3,404 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
  5. In 2019 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of all the Nine Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 3,277 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
  6. In 2020 SIWES Orientation was organized for 300 level students of all the Eight Schools by SIWES Unit in conjunction with ITF Area Office, Minna. The University placed 3,007 students for SIWES. Federal University of Technology, Minna was fully represented at the three Quarterly Zonal meetings that took place within the year.
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