Rivers State University of Science and Technology
|Rivers State University of Science and Technology|
|Motto||Excellence & Creativity|
|President||Professor Barineme Beke Fakae|
|Location||Port Harcourt, Nigeria|
Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) is a University located in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The University has staff strength of 3,000 and a student population of 17,000.
RSUST is the first Technological University in Nigeria and was established in 1980 from the Rivers State College of Science and Technology, itself established in 1972. It was the first university to be situated within the Niger Delta region.
Faculties and courses
It together with Niger Delta University Bayelsa State are the only university in Nigeria that offer degree programs in Marine Engineering. It is the only Nigerian university to offer Secretarial Administration.
- Mary Uranta actress and model
- Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, Ijaw activist Left before graduation
- Manuela George-Izunwa politician
- Goodluck Nanah Opiah politician
- Tonto Dikeh actress
- Blossom Nnodim Compère
Dr. N.Gladson Nwokah is the current National President of Rivers State University of Science and Technology Alumni Association
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