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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.
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.
History The formation of Nasrul-Lahi-Il-Fatih Society (NASFAT) - the Proprietor of Fountain University- was originally focused on prayer meetings for the Muslim elites, with a view to creating necessary opportunity for them to interact and rub minds with Islamic scholars on the one hand; and to enhance their knowledge about the principles and practices of Islam, on the other hand. The desire of the Nasrul-Lahi-Il-Fatih Society (NASFAT) to establish a University… [+] was borne out of its educational policy and plan enunciated at its strategic Retreat held at Akodo, Lagos, in the year 2000. From this humble beginning, the Society started a systematic process which led to the hosting of an academic summit of 30 Distinguished Academic Personalities from where an 18-person University Planning Committee emerged in January 2004. Fountain University was granted an operational licence as a Private University on May 17, 2007 by the Federal Government on the recommendations of the National Universities Commission. Following this achievement, a Fountain Universities Strategic implementation Committee was set up to serve as “in loco Council” to actualise the birth of the University. This Committee worked tirelessly to put in place the necessary facilities for the University to take-off. The Committee was dissolved in September 2007 upon the inauguration of the Governing Council led by Professor N.O.Adedipe. The first Governing Council completed its first four Year in September 2011 after which it was reconstituted. Mission Statement The mission of the Fountain University is to provide competition and resourceful graduates with high moral standard. The University shall provide opportunity to all people irrespective of race, tribe, religion or political inclinations. These would be achieved through effective programmes and service based on provision of adequate facilities as well as professionally qualified and competent staff. Vision FOUNTAIN University is established to be a pace-setting institution in terms of learning, character-building and service to humanity. The University will be an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) compliant institution right from its inception. Our Philosophy Fountain University is committed to the total development of men and women in an enabling environment, through appropriate teaching, research and service to humanity, influenced by Islamic ethics and culture. Our MOUs NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS AND MOUs BETWEEN FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO AND OTHER UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTIONS Fountain University, in its quest to foster academic collaboration with local and foreign universities in the form of faculty and student exchange, joint research, exchange of publication, sponsorship of conference, provision of learning support, learning resources or facilities and other academic activities has signed a number of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of Universities. The effort by the University to seek for more international collaborations is still ongoing. Currently, the University has signed an MOU with one local and five foreign universities. These are: 1- INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, MALAYSIA (IIUM) On 8 January, 2013, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Fountain University, Osogbo, Nigeria, was signed. The areas of cooperation specified in Article 2 of the MoU include, among others, “Student and staff exchange”, and Article 6 (1) of the document states as follows: This Memorandum of Understanding will come into effect on the date of signing and will remain in effect for a period of five (5) years. Other areas of cooperation include the following: Collaboration in research Staff to pursue Master/PhD programme to enrich Islamic values Exchange of Islamic Curriculum/Teaching Module Exchange of Research Materials Exchange of ICT development in academic; and Any other area of cooperation to be mutually agreed upon. DURATION: This MOU will come into effect on the date of signing and will remain in the effect for a period of five (5) years. This MOU may be extended for a period as may be agreed in writing by the parties. 2- INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, SUDAN (IUA) As part of our efforts to internationalize our University and operations, the process of formalizing a collaboration with the International University of Africa (IUA) in Khartoum sometimes in November 2103. The MOU with IUA has a five year validity period. The areas of cooperation include: Staff and Student exchange Exchange of Students on three months summer Intensive Arabic Language training. Exchange of information and best practices in the areas of Curriculum Development; and Arabic and Islamic Translation Exchange of contribution in publications such as Journals, Newsletters, brochures etc. Collaboration in Research and Project Work Joint Research Conference hosting Access to digital libraries Joint sporting events etc. On the Three-Month Intensive Arabic Proficiency for our students, the Management of IUA agreed to give FUO a quota of 60 students made up of 35 Males and 25 Females; the first set is expected by July 2015. The programme would be for 12 weeks of 360 hours i.e. 6 hrs/day/5 days/week. The MOU is for 5 years. 3- SKYLINE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, SHARJAH, UAE Fountain University signed an MOU wit Skyline University College in June, 2014. The areas of cooperation between the two institutions include the following: Exchange of Expertise and knowhow of the best practices Faculty and Student exchange Exchange of information and best practices Exchange of contribution in Publications Conference participation Facilitate towards Program review Collaboration in Research and Project work 4- SUDAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KHARTOUM (SUSTECH) Collaboration and MOU was signed with Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUSTECH) Khartoum. The collaboration with SUSTETECH include possibility of SUSTECH providing scholarship to our staff to study for their PhDs in their university and to also include collaboration on distance education; SUSTECH is ranked 2 in Sudan, 40 in Africa and 2678 in the world (4icu 2015 ranking). The MOU is for 3 years in the first instance. 5- NON-SUDANESE STUDENTS WELFARE ORGANIZATION (NSSWO) An MOU was signed with Non-Sudanese Students Welfare Organization (NSSWO). To facilitate and ensure the smooth running of the various MOUs and on the request of the School of Arabic for Non-Arab Students, IUA, the Non-Sudanese Students Welfare Organization was appointed as representative of FUO solely for the welfare of our students while in Sudan. NSSWO is a NGO that was established by the First Vice President of Sudan and is partially funded by the Sudanese Government. With the assistance of Sheik Abdalla Makki of NSSWO FUO was registered with WAMY Africa office as a Muslim University in Africa and hopefully we will in further receive communication from them. This will also open up doors for possible assistance in several other areas. 6- OTHER FOREIGN COLLABORATIONS IN THE PIPELINE Fountain University is establishing contact with several other international institutions for mutual benefits. Contact with African Affairs Director, Headquarters of WAMY, Dr. Robbi Elhajj, who is currently facilitating the Fountain University's Request for Assistance in establishing an Institute for Arabic Translation and Training (INATT) to Dr. Solih Alwuhaeybiy, WAMY Executive Secretary-General in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Finally, we also submitted a request to the Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Lanuage, established over 40 years ago to handle mostly Postgraduate studies and certificate programs. We approached the Management for a possible THREE MONTH Intensive Arabic Proficiency programme. The representative of FUO, NSSWO is following up and soon we will have a feedback from them. We are expecting a response from the Management of Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language (KIIAL) on the Three-Month Arabic Proficiency programme. 7- MOU WITH OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY An MOU between Fountain University and Osun State University was signed on 2nd December, 2013. The terms of agreement in the memorandum by the two institutions include the following: To encourage visits by Faculty from one University to the other for the purpose of engaging in collaborative research To foster joint development of research proposal for funding in order to enhance joint conduct of research To foster the exchange of academic of academic publications and scholarly information To foster joint organization of conferences, workshops and public lecture To promote other academic activities which enhance the above goals Both Universities agree to review this MOU after five (5) years following the date of signing and acknowledge this memorandum is subject to review and termination at any time by mutual consent or by 90 days written notice by either party.
From the VCIt is with immense pleasure that I welcome our students, their parents, guardians as well as friends and all stakeholders to the Paul University website. We commend you all to the unflinching love of the Almighty God and the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ, in Whom all things subsist. Paul University, Awka is the brain-child of the Bishops of the five Ecclesiastical Provinces (currently comprising 55 Dioceses) of the Anglican Communion east of the Niger,… [+] whose vision to establish a novel University became a reality on November 3, 2009. It was on that date that the University received, from the Federal Government, the Provisional License to operate as a full-fledged private University. This was followed by an inaugural ceremony on November 30, 2009. The take-off site of Paul University is the premises of former St. Paul’s College, Awka, founded by the Church Missionary Society (CMS), an evangelical arm of the Church of England (Anglican), in 1904 as a college for the training of Church workers and teachers of various categories. The campus is thus a hallowed ground, providing an ideal academic environment where students and staff, under Christian discipline and administrative guidance, are maximally focused in their academic pursuits with little distracted. The permanent site of the University is at Oji River, on the Awka-Enugu expressway,and plans are under way for its development. The goalof the University is grounded in the records of excellent posted by our forebearers, the Anglican Church, in pioneering primary and secondary education in Nigeria, and in inculcating sound morals along with impeccable intellectual preparation of students. Anglican schools in the past, with a structured supervisory system, laid great emphasis on the total man – his intellectual, physical, social and spiritual development, and on his discipline and the fear of God, which is indeed, the beginning of all wisdom. It is these accumulated experiences that the Bishops sought to bring to bear on tertiary education in Nigeria, ensuring that when Paul University puts its stamp of achievement, in both character and learning, on any of her products, a truly trained and well-adjusted individual has emerged to join in the undeclared war to save the soul of our great country, Nigeria. As our motto says,“Here am I send me”,our products are made “Ready to be sent.” Currently Paul University offers twenty-six programmes of study in three faculties, namely, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences and the Institute of Theology. Our curriculum lays emphasis on academic achievements, and acquisition of practical and entrepreneurial skills, which enhances the versatility of our students in the world of work and job creation.We have on our staff list highly experienced and erudite faculty, carefully selected as true role models for our students. The University is anchored on the core values of spirituality, excellence, diligence, and moral rectitude. On the foundation of the Protestant Ethics of hard work, prudence, justice, truth and honor, we hope, under God, to propel the University to a higher pedestal from its present position. Paul University would be an enviable institution, a model for faith-based universities in the country, with predictable academic calendar and highly dedicated staff, and producing enterprising graduates, sound in learning and character, future leaders who would drive development and enterprise in the country. As Paul University grows, our website will form a gateway and an exchange medium for our students, staff and proprietors to dialogue, inform, educate and exchange information with our various admirers, colleagues, alumni, benefactors and friends. Therefore this website promises to be a rich medium of exchange. Paul University, as a budding world class institution has initiated several national and international linkages and interuniversity cooperation agreements in order to encourage student and staff exchange, research cooperation and staff development. These will be greatly facilitated through the medium of Information & Communication Technology (ICT), with the backbone of Web Technology. I wish you a very happy interaction and we look forward to your participation in whatever way you think can be mutually beneficial. Ven. Prof Uche C. Isiugo-Abanihe Vice-chancellor October, 2016 Vision & Mission Vision While aiming at increasing access to university education in Nigeria, Paul University, propelled by the experience of its founding fathers in educational management, character development, and teaching and learning, visualizes itself as “a producer of the best all round graduates in Nigeria, and an institution whose emphasis will be on genuine service”. Mission In pursuance of the foregoing vision, the mission of the university is to offer access to university education to talented youth, and involve them in the discovery, generation, dissemination, and application of high quality knowledge. This will equip them with self-reliance and enlightened service to the nation and mankind in a collegial atmosphere characterized by the fear of the Lord, academic freedom and critical enquiry.
First glimpse at LEORON Built upon the strong experience in the manufacturing sector, which its founders developed in Sweden during the 90’s global expansion, LEORON evolved into a comprehensive training institute, offering training and development solutions in all strategic corporate functions, including corporate finance, HR, SCM, operations, and engineering.” With strategic distribution of our offices in leading locations, such as Skopje, Accra, Dubai, Jonkoping, Riy… [+] adh and Almaty, our team of experts delivers approximately 500 courses annually, and roughly 4000 professionals are equipped with appropriate education and the latest insights in a wide assortment of industries across the EMEA region. LEORON’s mission is to help our worldwide clients increase their competitiveness by improving the competency levels of their employees, through top quality training and development solutions delivered by unrivaled global experts and facilitated by the best training managers in the industry. Whether our clients are facing difficulties re-organizing their brand, equipping their workforce with an extra set of skills or aiming to assess competencies within an existing structure, our development planning is a great solution.
Oxademy Graduate School is a professional and academic education provider located in the city of Oxford, the world’s most renowned learning hub. At Oxademy, we work with an extensive network of educational specialists in Oxford to deliver world-class guided online learning to eligible students. How We Work Our programmes give students everything they need to be successful. This includes a self-discovery programme, critical thinking, leadership and entrepreneurship t… [+] raining, job acquisition coaching, ongoing mentorsjo[, internship opportunities... and of course, an accredited certificate or degree upon graduation. Technology Oxademy's innovative, cutting edge distance learning platform is based on a proprietary framework (OxABL©) that provides a logical structure for online education. At the root of our programming is a "Human Cognitive System" and an "Instructional Design" that enables us to focus on how learners process information... so we can better engage through synchronous and asynchronous learning methods. We have developed our own e-learning platform (VLE) that adopts several technologies to create a seamless and productive learning experience. Most importantly, our VLE enables us to engage with students (online and offline), keep them motivated, and automatically understand the behaviour of successful students. This is all provided via a cloud-based solution that supports "Mashware” (an intersection of mashups and courseware), LIVE interactive classes, student-teacher interaction, a LIVE student response system, and an Intelligent Learning Pattern Analyser. This is all delivered over the Internet via remote learning.
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.