UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVISION

POSTGRADUATE HALLS OF RESIDENCE

Facilities and Fees of University of Ibadan

Postgraduate Halls of Residence

Postgraduate students are hereby advised to choose a preferred hall of residence after reading the brief on the halls below.

Tafawa Balewa Hall (Mixed)

This hall is located along the El-Kanemi Road, behind Sultan Bello Hall and overlooking the Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall. Tafawa Balewa Hall is UI’s first postgraduate hall of residence. It was founded in 1968 and named after Sir Alhaji Tafawa Balewa, the first Prime Minister of Independent Nigeria (1960 - 1966), and the first Visitor to the University of Ibadan as an autonomous institution. Tafawa Balewa Hall is exclusively for male and female PhD candidates.

The hall has a capacity of 207 male and female residents spread across five blocks. Females occupy blocks A (single rooms) and E (single and double rooms), while blocks B, C, D are for males.

Accommodation Fees:

One Man Room: N120,000.00
Double rooms: N70,000.00

Abdusalami Abubakar Hall (Mixed)

This hall is located along Barth Road, almost opposite Queen Idia Hall. The magnificent edifice was kindly donated to the University in 1998 by the Visitor, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on the occasion of UI’s 50th Foundation Anniversary. The project was executed completed in record time and commissioned by President Olusegun Obasanjo on 2nd February, 2001. The Abdusalami Abubakar Hall houses 700 residents in single, double and triple rooms. It is designed to accommodate local and international students. This hall prides itself with offering the most spacious student accommodation on campus, complemented by a large field for games. It is a home away from home!

Accommodation fees:

One Man Room: N140,000.00
Two Man Room: N70,000. 00
Three Man Room: N50,000.00

Obafemi Awolowo Hall (Female, Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

This hall is located off Barth Road, adjacent to the University Stadium. Obafemi Awolowo Hall was established in 1983 and, with a capacity of one thousand and eight hundred students, it is the largest in sub-Sahara Africa. Three blocks (A, B, and I) are reserved for postgraduate students, in single and double rooms. The Reading Rooms are conducive for study and there is a standard cafeteria, which provides healthy meals. A basket ball court, an Amazon Garden and an Ornamental Fish Pond are other attractions.

Accommodation Fees:

One Man Room (Doctoral Students only): N50,000.00
Two Man Room (Other postgraduate students: N50,000.00

Adetowun Ogunsheye Hall (Female Only)

Adetowun Ogunsheye Postgraduate Hall (AOPH) is a newly built Female Postgraduate Hall in the University of Ibadan named after Professor Felicia Adetowun Omolara Ogunsheye the first female professor in Nigeria and also the first woman to become a Dean in any Nigerian University.

The Hall was officially commissioned on the 14th of August 2019 and had its pioneer postgraduate occupants in June 2021. The Hall, a haven of convenience is located at the back of Queen Idia Hall compound and has its gate facing The International School Ibadan (ISI). The AOPH is designed for your comfort and convenience. Your security is our primary concern and the hall management and hall porters are second to none.

Our facility has two types of self-contained room apartments (One-Man Room) and also Two-Man Room (Two in a room) with suiting/standard hostel facilities. Each single room apartment attracts accommodation fee of one hundred and twenty thousand naira (120,000), while the accommodation fee for each occupant in the two- man room is eighty thousand naira (80,000) only.

The two types of room accommodation available in Adetowun Ogunsheye Postgraduate Hall namely the Two-man room (Two in a room) and the One-man room (Self-contained), have these facilities:

  • Kitchen in the room
  • Toilet & Bathroom in the room
  • Wardrobe
  • Reading Lamp
  • Water and Light availability
  • Reading Table & Chair in the room
  • A functioning Landphone
  • Common room to relax in the hall
  • A reading room in the hall
  • A Restaurant

We are looking forward to having you. Welcome to Adetowun Ogunsheye Postgraduate Hall.

Accommodation Fees:

One Man Room: 120,000.00
Two Man Room: 80,000.00

Ayodele Falase Hall (Mixed for College of Medicine Students)

The Ayodele Falase Postgraduate Hall is a new residential facility built to accommodate postgraduate students of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (COMUI). Postgraduate students of the 2020/2021 are hereby offered the opportunity of being the Hall’s foundational residents.

Ayodele Falase Postgraduate Hall is located in a quiet environment, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery at the University College Hospital (UCH) campus, just behind the historic Alexander Brown Hall (ABH) and overlooking the Oyo State Secretariat. It is a walking distance from the COMUI, itself is within the precincts of UCH. The Hall has the additional attraction of proximity to the UCH Sports Field.

The Hall is an 87 room facility with a capacity of 132 bed spaces distributed across five blocks, A to E. Blocks A to C have 45 double rooms, while blocks D and E have 42 single rooms. There is a Reading room, a television room, an administrative block, standard cafeteria, Wi-Fi and shopping facilities. There are also hand-washing units for the prevention of infectious diseases.

Room amenities include:

  • Standard sized rooms
  • Metered electricity with access cards
  • Bed, wardrobe and bookshelf
  • Reading desk lamp and chair
  • Intercom facility
  • En suite bathroom, toilet and kitchenette
  • Wash sink
  • Cupboard space

Accommodation Fees:

One Man Rooms: 120,000.00
Two Man Room: 80,000.00

Alumni Hall (Male Only)

The Alumni Hall is a newly built and freshly donated by the National Alumni Association of UI. It is situated along Ajibode/Sasa axis, near University Distance Learning Centre. The Hall comprises of 54 double rooms with running water, furniture and en suite bathroom, toilet and kitchenette. There is a wash sink and cupboard space.

Accommodation fee:

One Man Room: 70,000.00

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