Ola Uduku is a British African architect who was Head of School at the Manchester School of Architecture. Uduku is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects. She specialises in African educational architecture. Uduku is from Nigeria. She attended Federal Government Girls' College, Owerri. She studied architecture at the University of Nigeria, where she worked toward a master's degree in the design of solar housing in the Tropics. She moved to the United Kingdom for her graduate studies. Uduku earned her doctoral degree at the University of Cambridge, where she researched factors that impacted the design of schools in Nigeria. After earning her doctorate, Uduku completed her qualifying examinations at the Royal Institute of British Architects. She was appointed to the faculty at the Edinburgh College of Art.