UOM FACT SHEET 2014 April 2014

UoM Fact
Sheet
2014

Issue Date




 Founded in: 1965
 Faculty of Agriculture:
Created in 1966
 Faculty of Engineering :
Created in 1968
 Faculty of Science: Created in
1989
 Mauritius Radio Telescope -
1989 (At Bras D’ Eau)
 Antenne Universitaire in
Rodrigues-1989
 Faculty of Law &
Management- Created in
1993
 Faculty of Social Studies &
Humanities
 Centre for Information
Technology and
Systems(CITS)-1997
 Research Centre for Slavery
& Indenture-2006
 Centre for Bio-materials and
Biomedical Research-2012
 Centre for Professional Legal
Sudies-2012
 Centre for Innovative and
Lifelong Learning (CILL)-
[Merging of Centre for
Professional Development &
Lifelong Learning(CPDLL) and
Virtual Centre for Innovative
Learning Technologies]-2014









Partners for which UoM is Awarding Body:
 Mauritius Institute of
Education
 Mahatma Gandhi Institute
Our Profile at a Glance

UOM FACT SHEET 2014 April 2014





Presently- UoM Buildings have a capacity of
51,831m
2
and UoM premises at Reduit cover
land of an extent of 25 Acres (Excl UoM
Farm)
Student Centre & Cafeteria- 1617m
2

Paul Octave Wiéhe Auditorium (POWA)-700
First Aid Post -2
Lecture Theatres-7
Laboratories- 75
Lecture Rooms-71
Computer Labroatories-11
Library & Printing Press Unit- 3410m
2

University Gymnasium Complex- 2742m
2

Maryse Justin Stadium
(Tennis/basketball/volleyball pitches)
Petangue pitches-2
New University Campus at Ebène-4500m
2

UoM Farm- 21 Acres


STUDENTS
 Academic year 2013/14 student population- 11,938
 Student enrolment (Incl Partner Institutions)-
o Postgraduate programmes --1154
o Undergraduate Degree programmes offered-10,087
o Undergraduate Diploma programmes:413
o Undergraduate Certificate programme: 284
o Number of International Students - 55
(from Botswana, Comoro, France, Germany, India, Kenya,
Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles,
South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe)
 Number of awardees as at 30 April 2014- 41,232

STAFFING

As at April 2014
 Number of FT Academic Staff:295
 Number of PT Academic Staff: 500
 Number of Non-academic Staff:721

PROGRAMMES

 Number of Postgraduate programme offered in 2013/14- 42
 Number of Undergraduate degree programmes offered in 2013/14- 154
 Number of Commissioned programmes offered in 2013/14- 5

Physical infrastructure:
STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS
 FT- 8689
 PT-3249
(Inc. Partner Institutions)

RESEARCH
As at April 2014 Number of
 MPhil/PhD students: 192
 Full time Academic staff
supervising MPhil/PhD
students: 80
 Number of FT Academic Staff
holding PhD:141
UOM FACT SHEET 2014 April 2014



CONSULTANCY

As at April 2014
 Number of Projects undertaken in Jan-Dec 2013:
87 – Value of Rs 14M
 Number of ongoing Projects:39
 Number of major Consultancy projects during period Jan 13-April 14
o National level: 3
o Regional level: 7

REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LINKS/COLLABORATIONS

 External Examiners from UK, USA, Indian, Australian,
South African & French Universities.
 Université Victor Ségalen Bordeaux 2
 African Economic Research Consortium
 L’Université de La Reunion
 University of Pretoria
 Texas A & M University
 University of Malaysia Perlis
 Cape Peninsula University of Technology
 International Labour Office
 Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy
Analysis Network(FANRPAN)
 World Trade Organisation
 Gujarat National Law University
 L’Institut D’Etudes Politique de Lyon, France
 Birmingham City University

University of Mauritius
Reduit 80837
Mauritius
Tel : (230) 403 7400
Fax : (230) 454 9642
www.uom.ac.mu





MEMBERSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
UoM is a member of
 Association of Commonwealth
Universities
 Association of African universities
 Agence Française de la
Francophonie


COLLABORATIONS WITH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE
ORGANISATIONS
 Mauritius Police Force
 Mauritius Institute of Training &
Development
 Mauritius Sugar Industry Research
Institute
 Ministry of Arts & Culture
 Mauritius Research Council
 Mauritius Meteorological Service
 Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
 Road Development Authority
 SSR Medical College
 C-DAC School of Advanced
Computing
 Apollo Bramwell Nursing School