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Westland university, Iwo, affectionately called “African Smartest University” is a privately packaged institution that is set up to provide first class university education access that will support every strata of the Nigerian economy through Identification, prioritization and smart solutions to the critical paths to sustainable development.

Westland University secured its full approval since February, 6th, 2019 to offer degrees in 22 programmes covering four faculties of Computing and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Mass Media and Communications and Library and Information Science.

Our management staff led by the VC Professor Andrew O. Okwilagwe from University of Ibadan are well on ground coordinating the operations of the University and supervised by the Governing Council headed by Prof Babatunde Adeleke, two times Vice Chancellor Adeleke University, Ogbomosho.

The long history of Westland University began Sometime in 1984, when the Proprietor of Westland University, Dr Engr. Wole Adepoju, a structural Engineer graduate at MIT Massachusetts established the Cedarspring Technical Institute, as part of his contribution to the development and growth of technological education in Nigeria. The establishment of the institute was also a demonstration of Dr Engr. Adepoju’s commitment to assisting the numerous struggling youths to achieve their lofty aims of developing themselves and the country in technological advancement and innovations.

The University Council has put together experts with cognitive experiences to drive an entrepreneurial university poised to produce self-sufficient individuals with character and proficiency in solving societal problems.

The long history of Westland University began Sometime in 1984, when the Proprietor of Westland University, Dr Engr. Wole Adepoju, a structural Engineer graduate at MIT Massachusetts established the Cedarspring Technical Institute, as part of his contribution to the development and growth of technological education in Nigeria. The establishment of the institute was also a demonstration of Dr Engr. Adepoju’s commitment to assisting the numerous struggling youths to achieve their lofty aims of developing themselves and the country in technological advancement and innovations.

Our parent company i.e Wolex Polytechnic Nig. Ltd, the promoter of Westland University is not green horn in the business of tertiary education and has been graduating OND and HND holders in different courses for over 16 years. Our President and proprietor, Dr Engr Wole Adepoju is a graduate of structural Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA with industrial experience of over 50 years and education experience of over 25 years spanning primary, secondary, computer academy and Wolex Polytechnic.