About SUO

About SUO

Brief History of Shanahan University, Onitsha

We operate with the culture of excellence which is of the highest and finest quality

Shanahan University was conceived to provide the requisite theory and research, to people who are on their journey to discover their natural talents for improvement. By self-effort and direct courage, self-taught technicians and workers abound in the world. Beginning from the Southeast of Nigeria and reaching out globally, the limitations of their little knowledge always constitute giant obstacles towards excellence in practice, and outstanding actualization of their potentials.
Shanahan University comes in to provide the knowledge pool that not only enables confident, transformative practice but also finding original solutions to perceived local and international challenges. Through perceptive professors who facilitate this learning process to collaborative effort of specialist, students are led to blossom in their newfound confidence to produce and not just proffer solutions to the challenges of life.


Our financial aid program makes Shanahan affordable for every family throughout the world.
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An education at Shanahan has limitless possibilities. Our courses are taught by esteemed faculty members.
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Inspiring Student Life

Our residential system creates more opportunities for learning with peers and professors from different backgrounds.
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Visiting Shanahan

Studying at Shanahan is a great way to enhance your career. In today’s competitive environment, professionals need the skills to adapt to an ever-changing world.

Our Story

Promoting the richness of our local environment

Building on the Catholic Church’s centuries of experience in forming and informing human mind and heart, we integrate knowledge with productivity. We recognize the natural endowments of each person and use it to form a firm foundation to bud other competencies. Promoting the richness of our local environment, incorporating the chain-energy of our communal outlook, we facilitate the synergy that improves every individual and our immediate society, in a true African model of creative, social and daring approach.

It has come to our notice that some unscrupulous elements are impersonating Shanahan University, misleading unsuspecting individuals into purchasing forms with the promise of admission into our institution. We unequivocally denounce such dastardly act and dissociate Shanahan University, Onitsha from such dubious practices It is important to clarify that Shanahan University, Onitsha does
not solicit funds or personal information through unsolicited phone calls, emails, for the purposes of admissions. Our official communication channels remain through 

We urge all prospective students and the general public toexercise caution in dealing with anyone posing as Shanahan University agent as the University will not be liable to any damage incurred through such illicit and unauthorised transactions.

Rev.Fr Dr Emmanuel Emenu
Acting Registrar