# Wolaita Sodo University : Home # #

About Us

Wolaita Sodo University (WSU) is one of the second generation public high institutions in Ethiopia located in Wolaita Sodo town, 315 km faraway from Addis Ababa via Butajira-Alaba to Wolaita Sodo. Its foundation was laid in the current location on March 27, 2007 E.C. The university commenced teaching and learning with its first batch of 801 (609 male & 192 female) students in four faculty and 16 departments. In the past few years, WSU made remarkable and multifarious progress in program diversification and campus expansion. Currently, the university functions in three campus premises (Gandaba, Ottona and Dawuro Tarcha). The university has also made its own relentless effort in extensive renovation and expansion work to create enabling environment for teaching, learning and research endeavors. WSU is committed to provide undergraduate, graduate & other training programs that will enable students to attain their fullest potential intellectually, ethically and morally. Read More

Recent News

Facts and Figures

11,669 Undergraduate Students

7,461 Male and 4,208 Female

283 Evening Students

162 Male and 121 Female

2,039 Weekend Students

1,128 Male and 911 Female

393 Post Graduate Students

303 Male 90 Female

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Labratory and Workshop

Our Directorates

  • Teshale Tegene
    Communication & International Relation

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-514-586
    Cell Phone: +251 913-334-246
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  • Gojole Godebo

    Finance and Budget

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-514-293
    Cell Phone: +251 913-430-005
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  • Wondimu Wolde (PhD)

    Academic Program & Staff Development

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-514-291
    Cell Phone: +251 911-335-123
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  • Mr. Alemayehu Elda

    Institutional Transformation

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-511-108
    Cell Phone: +251 912-003-421
    E-Mail:Mr. alemayehu.elda@wsu.edu.et
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  • Mr. Arja Adema

    Plan & Programme Directorate Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-4655-128-846
    Cell Phone: +251 928-884-516
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  • Mr. Israel Dubale

    Human Resource Management

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-511-108
    Cell Phone: +251 912-362-274
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  • Habtamu Fanta

    Information Communication Technology

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:
    Cell Phone:
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  • Mesfin Bibiso(PhD)

    Institutional Quality Enhancement & Assurance

    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-464-800-624
    Cell Phone: +251 911-555-668
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  • Tewodros Getachew

    University-Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer

    Position: Director
    Cell Phone: +251 911-058-241
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  • Samuel Dae

    Registrar & Almuni Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-514-325
    Cell Phone: +251 911-727-713
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  • Mr. Eshetu Ayele

    HIV AIDS & SRH Prevention Control Directorate Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-461-514-325
    Cell Phone: +251 911-800-594
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  • Wondimu Tegegne(PhD)

    Research Publication, Documentation and Dissemination Position: Director
    Cell Phone: +251 979-863-047
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  • Gobeze Loha

    Research Affairs
    Position: Director
    Cell Phone: +251 924-651-397
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  • Mr. Daniel Dache

    Ethics Liasion
    Position: Director
    Office Phone:+251-465-510-787
    Cell Phone: +251 932-566-839
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  • Teshom Ergado

    Duplication & Press Service
    Position: Director
    Cell Phone: +251 916-832-048
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What our Student says

"ወላይታ ሶዶ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ለሴት ተማሪዎች በሰጠው ልዩ ትኩረት ከሴት ተማሪዎች መካከል የላቀ ውጤት በማምጣቴ በተማርኩበት ዩኒቨርሲቲ በመምህርነት ለማገልገል ዕድሉን በማግኘቴ እጅግ ደስተኛ ነኝ፡፡"


ኤልሳበጥ አለልኝ

በእንጂነርንግ ኮሌጅ የሲቪል ምህንዲስና መምህርት

"ዛሬ ላይ ከዓመታት በኋላ ዩኒቨርሲቲው ከመጀመሪያ እስከ ሶስተኛ ዲግሪ ተማሪዎችን ተቀብሎ እያሰለጠነ መሆኑን ስመለከት እውነትም ያነ ያየነው የተቋሙ ራዕይ ገናና መሆኑን ዳግም ለማረጋገጥ ችያለሁ፡፡ ከዚህም የተነሳ ተቋሙ ወደፊት የሚያከናውናቸው ተግባራት የላቁ እንደምሆኑ እምነቴ የጸና ሆነ፡፡"


Selabat Manaye

Journalist at FBC 98.1

Geography and Environmental Studies

"The moment I had at Wolaita Sodo University makes me a person who found the right compass of my life"


Debora Teferi

Instructor of Wolaita Sodo University Department of Public health