Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) BNSc Open Distance Learning Programme Screening and Orientation 2024

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) is pleased to announce a crucial screening and orientation exercise for candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc) Open Distance Learning (ODL) programme.


This dual event is scheduled for Thursday, 7th September 2024. It aims to evaluate qualifications and introduce the course dynamics and structure.

Key Dates

BNSc ODL Screening Exercise: What to Expect

The screening exercise for the BNSc ODL candidates is slated for Thursday, 7th September 2024.

The venue for this exercise is the Seminar Room of the Centre for Distance Learning, Moro Campus. The session will commence at 8:00 a.m. sharp.

Orientation Session

The orientation session will follow the screening exercise on the same day, i.e., Thursday, 7th September 2024. Candidates are expected to return to the same venue by noon.

Required Documents

  • Candidates must present the originals and two photocopies of the following documents:
  • O’Level Result(s): Verification of academic qualifications at the secondary level.
  • Professional Certificates: Such as Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife Certificates.
  • Valid Practising Licence: Proof of your eligibility to practice as a professional nurse or midwife.

Note for Married Women: If you’re married and have changed your name, you must bring your marriage certificate and evidence of name change.

Additional Requirements

  • Three Passport Photographs: These must have a white background.
  • Birth Certificate: For verification of age and nationality.

You can contact the institution directly for any further questions or clarifications. This screening and orientation exercise is your gateway to a fulfilling and dynamic nursing career at OAU.


The BNSc Open Distance Learning programme at Obafemi Awolowo University offers a remarkable opportunity for aspiring nurses to achieve their career goals.

Ensure you are well-prepared for the screening and orientation. Careful preparation and attention to detail are key to a successful experience.

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