The Grundtvig Polytechnic is a residential tertiary institution. It is inspired by our traditional education and the Education for Life philosophy of Bishop N.F.S. Grundtvig of Denmark after whom the school is named. The idea of The Grundtvig Polytechnic was conceived by the founder of Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria (GMN), Dr Kachi E. Ozumba (1942-2011). The Polytechnic is part of an international network of Grundtvig-inspired schools across the world.
The programmes of the polytechnic are organised under schools and departments. These are: School of Engineering, School of Applied Sciences and School of Management Sciences. The programmes and units are: Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) Unit, General Studies Unit, Entrepreneurship Unit, Awareness Studies Unit.
In order to provide a self-sufficient community, The Grundtvig Polytechnic has adequate facilities and services in place to support and cater to the needs of students. Admission into ND programmes is based on the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Candidates must have chosen Grundtvig Polytechnic as one of their choices. However, candidates who did not choose Grundtvig Polytechnic but wish to change to Grundtvig Polytechnic must do a Change of Institution on JAMB website (www.jamb.org.ng/efacility) or contact the Polytechnic for assistance: 09015188125, 09019948027, 09020132877.
Following a prior rigorous resource inspection by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Grundtvig Polytechnic received the approval of the Honourable Minister of Education which was conveyed in a formal letter by NBTE’s Executive Secretary, Dr M. A. Kazaure. The Operating Licence was later formally presented to The Grundtvig Polytechnic by the Minister at a ceremony in Abuja on 29th April 2019.
...In the promotion of technical education, capable of producing self-reliant and skilled individuals who can contribute to our national development and technological advancement.