OBJECTIVES OF LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY

The Lagos State University (LASU) was established in 1984 as a multi-campus, and a non-residential University. The objectives of the University which are intended to meet the peculiar needs of Lagos State Manpower Development Plan, among others are to:

  • Form the apex of the educational system of the State, provide facilities for learning, and give instruction and training in such branches of knowledge as the University may desire to foster, and in doing so, to enable students obtain the advantage of liberal education;
  • Promote, by research and other means, the advancement of knowledge and its practical application in solving social, cultural, economic, scientific and technological problems;
  • Encourage the advancement in general, and provide the opportunity for acquiring higher and liberal education;
  • Act as a vehicle of development in general, and, in particular, to act as an instrument to effectively stimulate the development of the State through continuing education, applied research, technical assistance, direct consultation, informational services and internship programmes;
  • Provide innovative educational programmes of high standards, regardless of the nature of the degree being pursued, as this has importance and relevance for State and National Development;
  • Provide ready access for citizens of the State, in particular, to higher education, regardless of social origin or income;
  • Meet the specific manpower needs of the State;
  • Serve as a creative custodian, promoter and propagator of the State’s Social and Cultural Heritage and Resources;
  • Undertake Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in Law, Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Education, Engineering, Technology and Environmental Design, Management Sciences and Medical Science;
  • Enhance educational opportunities of Lagos State indigenes and;
  • Undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standards.