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UNICAF University at a Glance Unicaf University is a Pan African independent, recognised university, combining the best elements of international education, offering high quality internationally recognised qualifications. The University has branch campuses and or learning centres in 9 different countries in Africa and is registered and approved by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) in Malawi and the Higher Education Authority of Zambia (HEA). Unicaf… [+] University pursues excellence in teaching, student achievement and satisfaction in a continually improving academic environment. The University aims to become the leading university in sub-Saharan Africa, recognised for its outstanding contribution to teaching, learning and research. The Unicaf University campuses offer students the opportunity to earn high quality internationally recognised qualifications at a very low cost. Unicaf University aims to offer students the chance to boost their knowledge and personal skills, advance their careers and build the lives they are dreaming of. Unicaf University offers fully online programmes as well as programmes offered through blended learning at one of its campuses and learning centres. In addition at its branch campuses students have the ability to have face-to-face session and benefit from a number of services such as access to digital libraries, public lectures, seminars and a number of social activities. The University takes advantage of UNICAF’s partnerships with internationally accredited universities, such as the University of South Wales, the University of Nicosia and Marymount California University, to offer competitive, internationally accredited online degrees at affordable prices. Students also benefit from the on-campus courses, offered by Unicaf University itself. UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship Programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies towards various distance learning degree programmes awarded by European, British and American universities. Currently UNICAF provides scholarships for the online programmes offered by the University of South Wales in the UK, the University of Nicosia in the EU and the Marymount California University in the USA. For the last two decades our associate institutions have been offering scholarships to international students. Successful students were able to make a significant contribution to their home counties at the highest level. The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted underprivileged students the opportunity of furthering their education by studying towards internationally accredited qualifications at a much lower cost. Our Vision Unicaf University aspires to be a leading contributor to excellence in tertiary education and research within African countries. Our Mission To help students become educated individuals, achieve their academic and professional goals and assume responsible roles in a changing world of global interdependence; to promote research and the generation of knowledge; to be of service to society through the dissemination and application of knowledge, as well as through innovative partnerships with business and civic society institutions.
About Us UNICAF has partnered with the University of South Wales to offer a variety of courses. The University of South Wales is one of the largest in the UK, offering more opportunities and better prospects for students. The University leads the agenda across a number of industries with Faculties including: Business and Society Computing, Engineering and Science Creative Industries Life Sciences and Education UNICAF is part of an educational organisation… [+] (EDEX) which has campuses and learning centres at international locations including Cyprus, Greece, Romania, China and Africa. UNICAF works in partnership with a number of well renowned partners such as the University of South Wales in the delivery of transnational education. The partnership between the University of South Wales and UNICAF brings together the resources and capabilities of both organisations to offer innovative learning solutions and programmes which are delivered fully online to the needs of a wide range of professionals. UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled in Africa and provides opportunities for studies towards the online programmes offered in partnership with the University of South Wales at a much lower cost. The primary objective of the UNICAF Scholarships Programme is to make education affordable for students from Africa and to provide opportunities to African students to pursue advanced academic studies and to earn internationally recognized qualifications. Programmes offered have a strong professional and vocational focus delivered with an international perspective to ensure that students are prepared for work in the global marketplace and receive a return on their education investment. UNICAF, as the University of South Wales on-line delivery partner, makes the University’s programmes available online or through Supported Open Learning, providing a state of the art e-learning environment and personal student and academic teaching and support. The partners have extensive experience in the provision of quality, innovative teaching and learning and the provision of continuing professional development which is a vital element in a European strategy to provide a quality HE experience in a climate of austerity and severe budgetary pressures. The University of South Wales is responsible for the academic quality of the programmes and it awards the degrees.
Westford University College Westford won 'Customer Delight award' from MENAA Awards for the second year in a row in 2015 & 2016 Westford University College (WSoM) is an educational institution established in UAE and have robust presence in UK, Middle East, India and South Africa with an aim to provide highly reputed and advanced UK and European based qualifications and management training to the aspiring communities living in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our … [+] qualifications are authenticated and accredited by the renowned accredited academic awarding bodies, colleges and universities from the UK. We offer internationally recognized undergraduate and post graduate programs that will enable our students to outshine and excel in their preferred arenas and augment their pursuit for excellence in their chosen career or higher education. Westford University College draws upon the best global practices in online learning and pedagogy; the result is an interactive, dynamic brand of graduate education ably suited for regular students and working professionals. Westford University College optimally utilizes sophisticated technology and the power of Internet to give you an invaluable learning as well as global networking experience. Vision Statement Westford University College envisages being among the best choice for the management career aspirants by providing the most updated, relevant and high quality education blended with skills development to the aspiring students seeking opportunities in global organizations and thus bridging the gap between education and employment. Mission Statement Westford University College aims to mould and transform the aspiring generation of people having diversified backgrounds to effective leaders and managers of tomorrow with a sense of social, corporate and ethical responsibilities by providing superior management education and training , thus to equip them to become capable of handling challenging tasks.
Our Vision To be a leading World-class Christian Mission University committed to raising a new generation of leaders in all fields of Human endeavor. Covenant University is a part of the Liberation Commission that God gave to the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Bishop David Oyedepo, (Ph.D.) some years ago. The appropriate forms of intent to establish a private university was submitted to the National Universities Commission (NUC) in March 2000 and by July… [+] 15th 2001, the verification team of the National Universities Commission came for the inspection of facilities and programmes. On 12th February 2002, the Federal Government officially presented the certificate, which granted Covenant University the license to operate as a private University in Nigeria. University is a growing, dynamic vision-birthed, vision driven University, founded on a Christian mission ethos and committed to pioneering excellence at the cutting edge of learning. We are driven by the compelling vision of raising a new generation of Leaders for the African Continent on the platform of a Holistic, Human Development and integrated learning curriculum, in order to raise Total Men who will go out to develop their world. Our Core-Values of Spirituality, Possibility Mentality, Capacity Building, Integrity, Responsibility, Diligence and Sacrifice are what defines our commitment to excellence. Our experiences over the last few years strongly indicate the great potential we have as a University in instituting a learning context that is rich in educational opportunities, research and scholarship. Our aim is to build a world-class university that will be a pride of Africa as well as take its place among the Ivy league Universities on the global platform. Our mandate as a University is to revolutionize the educational landscape of Africa. Ours is indeed a rescue mission in education, driven on the platform of Christian ethos and life transforming values. The integration of the fundamental requirements stipulated by academic and professional quality assurance bodies, a global-outlook and impact driven learning emphasis, provides a powerful synergy for empowerment in enabling the inculcation of intellectual and creative abilities via a platform of a solid commitment to self-discovery. Our Mission To create knowledge and restore the dignity of the black man via a Human Development and Total Man Concept driven curriculum employing innovative, leading edge, teaching and learning methods, research and professional services that promote integrated, life-applicable, life-transforming education relevant to the context of Science, Technology and Human Capacity Building. Our Core Values Our leadership thrust is built on covenant values which we refer to as our core values. 1. Spirituality This refers to instilling the fear of God into the life of men and women in the university particularly our core product; the students. It is an understanding that no one can have genuine feeling for men without the fear of God. This is why the fear of God is a fundamental requirement for effective leadership. Most of the greatest leaders of all time in bible history were men who lived by the fear of God. Joseph said "but I fear God", Job the greatest business leader of his time was reported to be "a man that feareth God and escheweth evil", Daniel, the great, we were told will not defy himself. We believe the fear of God is fundamental to a successful career in leadership and since our vision and mission is to raise a new generation of leaders, which is considered the greatest need of this generation, particularly in our part of the world. The fear of God remains the non-negotiable factor in the pursuit of our mandate. God delivered the criteria for leadership to Moses through Jethro his father-in-law as recorded in Exo. 18:21-24. The criteria as listed in above scripture among others are as follows: Able men, which talked about capacity, that is men equip to deliver. Such as fear God, men of truth. This means that capacity is not enough, therefore the fear of God is what makes capacity to deliver. There is no doubt there are too many able men in this country, why are we still a victim of poor leadership as a people - it is the lack of the fear of God. 2. Possibility Mentality We at Covenant University believe that the mental picture of a man is what defines his actual future. Our mission is to stimulate the dream of royalty and dream of dignity into our students so that they can begin to develop a royal attitude, cultivate royal habits and form royal character so as to fulfill the Covenant University dream of raising a new generation of leaders. James Allen once said "a man is literarily what he thinks". It was Manley Snergy that said, "sow a thought, reap an act, sow an act reap a habit, sow a habit reap a character and sow a character reap a destiny". This fully validate the scripture that says, as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he (Prov. 23:7). 3) Capacity Building Capacity Building here centres around skill development and we believe that lack of skill can kill any dream. While spirituality and mentality positions man for leadership, it is capacity that enables him to deliver. Capacity Building in this context can be defined as possessing the ability to deliver a given task. This is why Covenant University will remain committed to academic excellence and continue to drive our students through the crucible of personal development in pursuit of their individual dreams. It is skill that turns trash into treasure. Our mission is to inculcate an untiring quest for capacity building, enhancement of professional capabilities and personal development into our students. We saw in scriptures how a team of nonentities as reported in 1 Sam. 22:3 turned out to become mighty men of valour by 2 Sam. 23:8 through the "magic" of skill development and capacity building. 4. Integrity Lack of accountability in our view is the bane of leadership in our nation. When truth is off the street, destinies are trampled under feet. There is need to recapture the virtue of integrity in our society today. Someone has said, "people hear what you say, but they will only end up doing what you do". Leadership by example therefore is the greatest need of our time. Until you can boldly say "follow me" you are not qualify to lead. This takes hard work, not of flesh and blood, not of strength and vigour, but of heart and conscience. It is working on oneself to be worthy of one vocation. 5. Responsibility It was Malcom Forbes that said "a man who enjoys responsibility usually gets it. A man who usually likes exercising authority usually loses it. We are committed to inculcating a sense of responsibility to our students. We expect them to respond to issues as demanded not as convenient. We believe in the place of discipline for effective leadership. It was George Washington that said "Discipline is the soul of an army, it makes more number formidable, it procure success to the weak and esteem to all". Here at Covenant University, our students are not permitted to do what they like but they are compel to do what is right at all times. 6. Diligence Nothing enhances worth like work. Every high flyer is known to be a hard worker. You cannot eat your cake and have it. You cannot make omelet without breaking eggs. Every leader is a worker and every committed worker is a potential leader. Here at Covenant University, we believe in the dignity of labour. We extol the servant-leadership philosophy. We believe that commitment is the greatest qualifier for attainment. We believe that no one is committed to lead without taking the lead. And we believe that taking the lead demands that one goes the extra mile. This is why hard work is one of our celebrated core values. We expect all our students to be hard workers, tireless workers and creative workers. Sees thou a man that is diligent in his business he shall stand before kings he shall not stand before mean men (Prov. 22:29). Where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of your diligence today. Nothing works like hard work. 7. Sacrifice Every great leader of all time has a story rooted in sacrifice. Sacrifice is the ultimate price for outstanding leadership. It is quality sacrifice that defines great leadership. No one can get out of life more than what he is willing to put into it. Jesus Christ paid the ultimate price at the cross, gave his life a ramson. Today, about 2/3 of the world population still subscribe to his leadership, 2,000 years after he departed the planet earth. You cannot lead a course indeed for which you are not willing to give all you've got. Sacrifice in our view is going the extra mile, paying the extra price and giving it all it takes within and even beyond your powers to deliver the goods. Our students are being trained to raise altar of sacrifice in the pursuit of their dreams and vision. You cannot impact the world without paying a global price. It is sacrifice that makes stars. Every star carries a scar of sacrifice (Luke 12:49-50).
Brief History The Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) was originally founded as ASUTECH on July 30, 1980. The University was conceived with the aim to establish an institution that must be closely related to society, its industry and above all, serve as a catalyst in the technological advancement of the people, hence the University’s motto remains, "Technology for Service". OUR VISION To be in the 21st century graduate school environment and to b… [+] ecome a leading graduate institution in Science, Management and Technology. OUR MISSION To anticipate and respond to the highest educational needs of our students, apply appropriate technology-driven management, teaching and research, using highly motivated staff and students of all races, creed and sex, to create highest levels of excellence in graduate studies, in partnership with industrial and educational frontiers within and outside the country. In furtherance of these vision and mission, the School of Post Graduate Studies (SPGS) has continued till today to be the bedrock of research and staff development in the University since inception in 1982. Through regular maintenance of effective academic oversight and quality assurance, SPGS aims at providing systematic academic and research programmes geared towards the high level needs of the country and beyond. We see it as our responsibility to provide support infrastructures to help our students complete their programmes on time, guarantee high quality review, administration and supervision of students projects and theses, as well as structure the programmes to be 21st century needs compliant. Core Values At Enugu State University of Science and Technology, the management, faculty, staff and students are committed to be guided by the following core values: Emphasis on integrity, honesty and high moral values in education. Building and maintaining and international community of student and scholars. Operating and academic institution based on the most efficient allocation of resources driven by need and cost effectiveness. Building and operating academic programmes that are centers of excellence in their field. Operating and academic community that is peace with its host community. Sustaining academic freedom and tolerance of diverse views of all sundry. Rewarding academic excellence and hard work. Establishing Linkages with the industry and the community.
LBS is a community of people committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity and relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large. We strive to be a world-class business school which will have a significant impact on the practice of management. In order to achieve this mission the School seeks to: Provide high potential professionals with a general management education w… [+] hich stresses professional ethics and service to the community through the practice of management. Have a positive impact on the professional and ethical standards of business management in Nigeria Make intellectual contributions which: a) support the practice of management; b) contribute to the advancement of the management disciplines; and c) create high quality teaching materials. Our campus Lagos Business School is located along the Lekki-Epe expressway, Lagos, in an environment that combines serenity and aesthetics to provide a conducive venue for learning and professional activities. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, uninterrupted power supply, ample parking space, modern catering facilities and professional security, a learning environment has been created which stands out among similar institutions in Africa and is essential to the School's aim of delivering management education of world-class standard.
JABU, the first entrepreneurial university in Nigeria was established in obedience to divine instructions by the Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide in 2004, under the visionary leadership of its then President, Pastor (Dr.) E. H. L Olusheye. The current President of Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide, Pastor A O Akinosun as the Chairman of our Board of Trustees provides us with overall direction, with invigorated and renewed spiritual and financial commitments to the University. Our… [+] first Chancellor in the personality of His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr) Oladele Olashore (CON), until his demise in June 2012, laboured sedulously in various ways to positively advance the course of the University. The current Chancellor is the dynamic Pastor (Dr.) Wemimo Odunaiya, a cleric and industrialist with an unrepentant passion for excellence. The principal officers include Prof AMA Imevbore (Pro-Chancellor) and Pastor C. S. Fasuyi (Vice-Chairman, Governing Council), as well as Barrister Wale Aderibigbe, the Registrar, and other members of management. They have tenaciously kept faith with the vision of the founding fathers. Mission Statement Joseph Ayo Babalola University is a private University in Nigeria to provide teaching, research and service that would encourage learning and stimulate academic exchange at both national and international fora. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State is a faith-based tertiary institution owned by the Christ Apostolic Church (Worldwide). It was approved on 8th February, 2006 by the Federal Executive Council; received its license on 6th March, 2006 and opened to students for the 2006/2007 session on the 25th October, 2006.
The University of Port Harcourt is a university in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. It was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt, and was given university status in 1977. Faculties The university now has twelve faculties: Faculty of Humanities Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Education Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Management Sciences College of Health Sciences Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences … [+] Faculty of Natural and Applied Science Faculty of Dentistry Faculty of Pharmacy Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Law The Donald E.U. Ekong Library The Donald E.U. Ekong Library is the main library of the University of Port Harcourt. the objective of the library is derived from those of its parent institution, the University of Port Harcourt. It exists to provide books, non-book/electronic resources and ancillary services which are invaluable in extending and supporting the university’s programmes of teaching, learning and Research. the Donald E.U. Ekong Library complex is made up of two wings A and B. Wing A has three floors and wing B two floors. The main entrance and exit points to the library are on the ground floor of wing B. The Reference unit, offices and some book stack rooms are on the first floor of wing B. The other book stack rooms including offices, Elsevier E-Training Room, VTLS Cataloguing Room and the Server Room are located on the second floor of wing B. Wing A has the Documents unit and the Knowledge Commons on the first floor. The second floor of wing A house the University Librarian’s office, Technical Services Department, Finance Office and the Archives. The third floor houses the Thesis/Dissertation unit and the Research Commons.
The University of Ilorin is located in the ancient city of Ilorin, about 500 kilometres from Abuja, the Federal capital. Ilorin, the Capital of Kwara State, is strategically located at the geographical and cultural confluence of the North and South. Founded in 1975 Mission To provide world-class environment for learning, research and community service.
History and Philosophy 1960 After the establishment of Church of God Mission in the 1960s, Archbishop Benson Idahosa received specific directions from God to venture into the area of education, starting from Nursery education to the University level. 1981 By 1981, the Vision of Christian Faith University (CFU), which was later renamed Benson Idahosa University, had matured in the mind of the Archbishop. But the actualisation of the vision had to be suspended… [+] to provide room for the establishment of the highly reputable WORD OF FAITH GROUP OF SCHOOLS (Nursery, primary and secondary) in the 1980s 1992 In 1992, Archbishop Benson Idahosa applied to the Honourable Minister of Education for a licence to establish and operate a private University. Following this development, en expert team of Academics and Professionals was set up to prepare a feasibility report, an Academic Brief and develop a Master Plan for the proposed University. Operating as the institute of continuous learning (ICL), the proposed University organised academic and professional programs for young students. 1998 Christian Faith University became Benson Idahosa University and F.E.B Idahosa became the university’s second president 2002 In February 2002, ten years after the application to start a private University, the Federal Government, acting through the national Universities Commission (NUC), graciously granted Benson Idahosa University license to operate. The University started operating as a fully licensed institution in March 2002 with an initial student enrolment of 400, registered into two faculties (Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences,Education and Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences). 2004 Benson Idahosa University’s first post accreditation annual convocation Our Vision Benson Idahosa University aspires to be model for Academics, Professionals and Entrepreneurs, who will be effective disciples for Christ by excelling in their professional fields. It will be distinguished by high performance in interdisciplinary research, addressing national and international problems, eliminating wrong behavioural patterns among students and becoming a storehouse of knowledge to be used for benefit of mankind on Christian ethical principles designed to change the nation and the continent by changing one student’s life at a time. Our Mission Benson Idahosa University is a private Christian University providing state-of-the-art undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education. We are committed to the mission of raising leaders for the nation, who are complete in spirit, mind and body, thus contributing to the production of high-level leadership and quality manpower for the nation and the world. We perform these functions by judiciously utilising current information and communication technology, networking with similar institutions worldwide, putting people first in operations and emphasising Christian ethical values. The beneficiaries of the University’s service are students, employers of labour, present and future generations, Nigeria and the global community. Our Core Purpose Change Nigeria Our Core Values (TOP-TIAA) Teamwork Ownership Mentality People Matter Transparency & Integrity Innovation Accountability Academic excellence with Godliness WHY STUDY AT BIU Students enjoy a crisis- free campus environment, where they can peacefully achieve their academic pursuits. There are no cults or strikes on campus. Our student’s leadership programme i.e. the resident advisors, student chaplains, and more offer students leadership roles that help them develop their leadership and communication skills to succeed long after they graduate. We have very conducive hostel accommodations, sporting facilities and sizeable lecture halls that conveniently accommodate all students. Every student is exposed to trainings from some of the most renowned leadership institutes and knowledgeable men and women of great achievements. By this they are inspired and their perspective broadened on spiritual growth in Christ, leadership, wealth, creation, politics, entertainment and more. Every student is given equal opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience through special programmes, tasks, entrepreneurship attachments and internships with top-notch companies in their fields of interest to get them equipped for life after school. Students have opportunities to earn scholarships through diligent application in their academics, leadership responsibilities and extracurricular activities. All students, irrespective of course of study, receive training in enterpreneurship, administration, management, personal branding, proposal development, resume writing and communication, negotiation, and project management.
Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Vision To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards… [+] inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant. Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. University Colors The University Official Colours are Green and Gold. The Green Colour represents agriculture, productivity, fertility, growth and steady progress while the Gold Colour represents the rich cultural heritage of the people and abundance of natural resources. In the Logo, the spear head “Atoshi” is the traditional weapon of the Jukun people (host community of the University) and its relationship with the open Book also in the Logo symbolizes that knowledge derived from the university will play a crucial role in the management /resolution of crises, and in the fight against ignorance, poverty and disease. Our History Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Located at Wukari an ancient city that was for a while the headquarters of the historically famous Kwararafa Confederacy, the University officially changed its name from Wukari Jubilee to Kwararafa in Febuary 2012 to reflect the cultural and historical roots of the confederacy which at the zenith of its powers extended to modern Niger, Plateau, Kogi, Nasarawa and Benue states and FCT in the north central geo-political zone, Edo and Cross River in the South-south zone, Kogi Kaduna, Kano and Katsina states in the north west zone and Bauchi, Gombe, and Adamawa States in the north east zone. Kwararafa University enjoys cordial relations with its host community and attracts students from Taraba and 22 other states of the Federation. Research Focus/Linkages The University is presently developing linkage programs with other Institutions and Universities around the world. The focus of research is in the areas: Peace and Conflict Resolution Food Science and Technology Mathematics Education Heritage Studies and Eco-Tourism The research focus is derived from the unique location of the University in the Benue valley with abundance of flora and fauna as well as the rich social cultural traditions of the people of the area that could be of academic interest to researchers. Our community project is Mathematics Education. We strongly believe that if we engage with our wider community and deploy modern techniques for teaching mathematics we will be filling a gap in mathematics education in particular and science education in general. Academic Support Services University Library The University Library is stocked with well-selected relevant books, journals, magazines and newspapers. Many of the books are the latest in the various courses taught at the University. The University’s virtual library has 50 desktop systems with 20-inch monitors all networked and connected to the Internet. The e-Library has over 2 million e-books on its server. Computer Laboratory In its resolve to match theory with practice, Kwararafa University has two well–equipped computer laboratories for use by students in the Computer Science Department of the University. The main computer laboratory has 25 systems networked to a server. It also has an overhead projector and a digital white board. The second laboratory is basically for hardware training. GIS & Econometrics Laboraties The University has equipped two laboratories for Geographic Information Systems and Econometrics. Both Laboratories are equipped with desktop and laptop computers, multimedia facilities and customized software to enable staff and students undertake basic and advanced GIS and Statistical research. Clinic The University is mindful of the health needs of its students and staff and for this purpose. The University provides medical insurance for all its students. This enables them to be attended to when sick at major hospitals in Wukari and in their places of abode during holidays. Sports The University is actively involved in sports and has played several matches with neighboring tertiary institutions. It also participated in the last private University games held at JABU. The University Sports Coordinator oversees the affairs of this unit.
About Adekunle Ajasin University The story of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State, Nigeria, is more appropriately told in two phases. It was first established as Obafemi Awolowo University in March 1982 by the government of the old Ondo State, headed by the late Chief Adekunle Ajasin. The immediately succeeding military government of Navy Commodore Bamidele Otiko changed its name to Ondo State University in 1985. Its relocation to Akungba-Akoko… [+] in the new Ondo State became imperative in 1999, following the creation of a new State out of the old Ondo three years earlier in October 1996. The bill backing the relocation was signed into law by the then Governor of the State, Chief Adebayo Adefarati, in November 1999, and that prompted the movement of a crop of workers from the old site in Ado-Ekiti to Akungba-Akoko on 1 December 1999. Our Vision and Mission Statement To be a foremost institution that moves manpower development in the direction of self-reliance, apprenticeship, a first class university in research, knowledge, character and service to humanity. Our Mission Statement To provide knowledge and skills for self-reliance in a conducive environment where teaching and research can take place. Student Organizations Student organizations are created and run by students with support from the Office of the Dean of Students Affairs. Over 1000 students of Adekunle Ajasin University are involved in student organizations which include NGOs and religious organization. These students impact the university community and their lives. Varsity Logo PREAMBLE The LOGO of any corporate institution worth its name is the manifest symbol of the soul of the institution. It is the cameo representation of the vision, aspiration and hope of the institution. The symbolism of the LOGO has its focus on the future and dares to hope to endure throughout Time. This is the pad upon which the LOGO of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria is launched. THE SYMBOLISM The symbols of the LOGO of the University tell their story in three media: pictures, colours and text. Observe that the centre of the LOGO is taken up by an open book – a clear reminder that the primary function of the institution relates to opening the book of knowledge to young eager and creative minds. Rising from the East is a young sun with its brilliant, yellow rays irradiating upon the open book illuminating the knowledge that the institution aspires to open to its protégé. Sharing centre-stage with the book are the symbols of the economic heritage of the State that produced this vibrant institution. The symbols of cocoa and kolanuts remind the institution that its central purpose is to use its knowledge to enhance the economic potentials of the State. These primary symbols are superimposed on gently lapping waves symbolizing humanity and stating that as long as humanity exists, this purpose stands constant, unchangeable. Represented in a black wavy line is the symbol of bitumen and petroleum – vital aspects of the economy of the State and areas upon which the University must make a credible impact. Enfolding these primary symbols is a circle of two halves: the top half bearing the name of the University in royal purple while the lower half carries the name of the community that houses the institution – a clear message signifying the symbiotic unity of town and gown in the common agreement that together this highly dignifying purpose will be achieved and achieved in a spirit of love (symbolized by the colour blue) and unity. Supporting this sphere is a couple of intertwined horsetails symbolizing the cultural heritage of the State. The implication of this is that the mission parameter of the institution includes and is upheld by the mandate to enrich, enhance and showcase the cultural heritage of the State in particular and the Nation’s in general.Last, but by no means least, is the banner bearing the text that spells out the message of the LOGO in unmistakable terms: FOR LEARNING AND SERVICE. Notice: the text is embedded in a rich-soil brown colour ̩signifying the expectation that this mandate is planted in a rich fertile soil in which it will grow and flourish. Let it be so, O God!
The University commenced its academic programmes in the 1999/2000 session in five Colleges namely, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Health Sciences, Law and Natural and Applied Sciences. The foundation students arrived Okada on Friday, 15th October 1999. Since then, the University has without interruption upheld its resolve to return tertiary education to the internationally accepted calendar of September to June. The College of Engineering commenced… [+] its programme in the 2002/2003 session. The College of Health Sciences continued to be an area of popular demand. The College of Pharmacy and B.Sc Nursing commenced in 2004/2005 session. The Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital administered by a Management Board inaugurated first on 12th January 2003, oversees the affairs of the Hospital. As part of its objectives to train and produce job providers, Igbinedion University has Packaged entrepreneurial and skills acquisitions modules to expose students sufficiently enough to be 'fit for the world of work'. In addition, a community service programme was introduced in the 2009/2010 session. Under the programmed, all second year students across the Colleges are required to undertake a practical development Programme in a chosen area and community in and round the university/town. The student population has grown steadily from 111 in the 1999/2000 session to 5036 in 2012/2013, while the staff strength has increased from 55 in 1999/2000 to 565 made of 290 Teaching staff (50 of who are Professors) 153 Senior Non-Teaching staff and 213 Junior and Intermediate staff over the same period. Academic programmes in Medicine, Law, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Natural and Applied Sciences and Engineering which are mature, are re-accredited, from time to time by Nigerian Universities Commission and the relevant Professional bodies. The Oba Erediauwa College of Law turned out its first crop of graduates in 2004. The eleventh batch graduating today is already at the Law School. At this convocation, the University is graduating its eighth set of Medical Doctors, and has continued to maintain the distinction of being the first ever Private University in Africa, South of the Sahara to produce Medical Doctors. The University is also graduating her eighth crop of talented and well groomed Engineers from Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar College of Engineering. Vision To be a leading centre of academic excellence through pro-active and responsive entrepreneurship, research in line with the dynamics of national and global development and knowledge production in response to contextualized national and global needs. Objectives The objectives of the University are: To train qualified personnel imbued with the spirit of service and development. To offer wide opportunities for higher education to all persons who can benefit from it, without distinction of race, religion, sex or political conviction/persuasion. To train scientists, engineers, doctors, teachers, economists, lawyers, including specialist in the field of humanities and to conduct research in science and technology. To carry out research on problems relating to the development of the national economy scheme and technology and culture as well as to advance knowledge. To train teachers and academic research staff for the University and other higher educational institutions. To promote scientific knowledge and disseminate its results for socio-economic benefits. To undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standard. Mission To be among the best and most successful universities in the country. To provide overall service and good value for money in the University education sector. To excel in anticipating, responding quickly and competitively to student’s needs and staff development. To maintain a growth that responds to overall global expansion and challenges in teaching and research. To produce through our quality programmes, University graduates whose certificates open all doors to upward economic and social mobility. To expand our research activities globally by creating linkages and collaboration networks amongst leading universities and research institutions world-wide. To regularly seek to maintain the acquisition of knowledge and excellence. To operate competency driven scheme, which allows staff to acquire new skills, knowledge base and remain competitive in their areas of specialization. To regularly survey the environment in order to identify areas of need with a view to contributing to the community and registering significant presence nationally and world-wide.
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The Mission Statement of the University is: "to form competent and committed professionals and encourage them to serve with personal initiative and social responsibility the community in which they work, thereby helping to build a better society in Nigeria and Africa at large". This dream encapsulates the purpose of the University. Pan-Atlantic University contributes to national development through the provision of academic programmes that are relevant to the needs of… [+] the country. The university is open to all people regardless of their nationality, race, sex, religion or ethnic group. The curricular activities of the University are part of a wider all round formation which is provided in the University. The objective of education in our university is the well rounded formation of the human person. This is why an important component of every programme is the inclusion of a good number of courses in the humanities. We also seek, by deliberate design of the programmes, to inculcate and groom the entrepreneurial spirit in our students and participants. The university aims at nurturing individuals who are professionally competent, creative and enterprising, zealous for the common good and able to make free and morally upright decisions and who thus act as positive agents of change in service to society. The name University implies a universal mentality: openness to other persons, ideas, areas of knowledge, cultures far and near, without discrimination. The University is also a place that fosters and stimulates study and a permanent search for the truth. This involves the labour of intelligence, intellectual honesty and the desire to learn, combined with the desire to continually overcome one's limits. In addition, university studies require a cultivation of one's own personality and the development of the habits necessary for professional and social life.