Running on the vision of raising a new generation of leaders, Covenant University has kicked off Covenant University Women Development Centre (CUWDC) Project at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies, with the aim of empowering over a hundred women within the institution’s environs to develop skills that would make them play significant roles in the society.
A team from the British Council, through the Higher Education Academy, has expressed interest in partnering with Covenant University to improve her standard of teaching and enhance the learning experience of students by improving the quality of teaching they receive.
Graduands of the Certificate in Leadership Development Studies have been urged to make practical and effective use of all that they have learnt during the programme. This advice was given by the Dean, College of Leadership Development Studies, Professor Aize Obayan, ably represented by Dr. David Igbokwe during the Wrap-up Session of the Certificate in Leadership Development Studies Programme on Friday, July 17, 2015.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo has urged African universities to come together to enhance collaboration so as to bring about great improvement to the level of African university education and gain its place among the world-class universities.
The Centre for Systems and Information Services (CSIS) and Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLLL) has organized the 1st Covenant University Training and Workshop on Education Technology (CUTWET) with the theme “The Place of ICT in Building a Robust Education in Nigeria Using Wireless Technology, Google Apps For Education (GAFE), E-learning and Smart Classroom Technology”.
The need for the application of Biotechnology as an instrument of change for improved living was stressed at the 5th International Biotechnology Conference Exhibition and Workshop (IBECW), tagged “Food, Health and Environment-Behaviour and Practices for improved Living”, organized by the Department of Biological Sciences at the Centre for Learning Resources, Covenant University.
“If there is anything our Nation needs, it is visionary leadership”. This was the crux of the presentation of the Dean, College of Leadership Development Studies (CLDS), Professor Aize Obayan, at the opening session of the on-going Certificate in Leadership Development Studies of the Covenant University Lifelong Learning Programme 2015.
An Israeli organization, High-Tech Initiative Limited, has proposed the establishment of Skills Creation High –Tech Centre at Covenant University.
A team from the University of East London has expressed interest in collaborating with Covenant University to widen research that will help to solve local issues regarding Nigeria and the African Continent.
Not less than 1, 000 Entrepreneurs from 51 African countries were camped at Covenant University between Friday, June 10 to Sunday 12, 2015 in a 3-day Boot Camp organized by the Tony Elumelu Foundation.