ABOUT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE
Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), the Best University of Technology in Africa most powerful nation (Nigeria) and indeed the nation’s pride. Established in 1981, the University has grown tremendously, stretching its academic disciplines and research across six different schools and over thirty five academic departments.
Mission: To promote technological advancement by providing conducive environment for research, teaching and learning which engenders development of products that are technologically oriented, self-reliant and relevant to society
Core Values: “ICARE” standing for: Integrity, Creativity and Innovativeness, Accountability, Rationality, Excellence
ABOUT SPACE CLUB, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE
The University Space Club is Under the University Centre for Space Research and Application, registered under the largest Space Community in the World, International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in English. The Club is the largest club in the University community and is made up of undergraduate students of the University with a common interest in Space Science and Technology. The purpose is to raise the next generation of Space Leaders. The club has several project groups including Climate change, Astronomy, Cosmology, Space Engineering, Global Navigation Satellite System, Robotics etc.
On July 4, 2015, Space Club FUTA held the first Asteroid Day event in Nigeria for the benefit of the University community in particular, and Nigeria in general. The goal was to enlighten everyone in Nigeria – the young and the old – of the consequences of an Asteroid impact in the country. The Faculty Staff Adviser is Professor. J.A Akinyede, Director of the University Centre for Space Research and Application
ABOUT ENACTUS, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE
ENACTUS –‘Entrepreneurial Action by US’. It is an international organisation of business people, academic leaders and students which was founded in 1975, has its headquarters is in Springfield, Missouri, USA. With reach extending to over 36 countries of the world, it is the number 1 student entrepreneurship organisation. This is an Organisation that brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals & industry leaders who share the vision of creating a better, more sustainable world through entrepreneurial actions. The purpose of Enactus is to “to enable progress through entrepreneurial action.”
The Enactus FUTA team was created in the year 2008. Various projects have been carried out by this team since its inception on campus, some of which include Project Waste to wealth, Project Marvel & Project Pedal for Power, indomie BUKA, and ACADA by bike. This team has the School Registrar and the Dean of students’ affairs as its faculty advisors respectively