Faculty, staff and students of the Department of Banking and Finance, Covenant University were enlightened on the new Contributory Pension Scheme in operation in the country, by the Head, South West, National Pension Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar, at a Town & Gown interaction recently organized by the Department.
“Mathematics is the gate and key of the sciences. Neglect of mathematics works injury to all knowledge, since he who is ignorant of it, cannot know the other sciences or the things of this world." -Roger Bacon
The guest speaker at the Town & Gown interaction hosted by the Department of Architecture on Thursday November 6, 2015, urged the students to be creative about their designs, rather than the production process. In his presentation titled, “Production Standard for Architectural Working Drawings,” the LEED Accredited Professional, Architect Ola Banwo, further encouraged the students to adhere to the established system in order to produce an effective working drawing that details a sound production process.
The Vice-Chancellor of Covenant University, Professor Charles Ayo, stated that the University invests highly on library resources in order to boost the quality of education and research at the University. He made this known at the occasion of the 98th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (CULNU), hosted by the institution from November 2nd -3rd, 2015.
English students have been urged to expand their perspective and explore the possibilities available to them when seeking employment after graduation. The Chief Executive Officer, Stargate Insurance Limited, Lagos, Mrs Joycelyn Ogbuokiri, gave the advice during a presentation titled, “Job Opportunities for 21st Century Graduates of English” at the Department of Languages & General Studies’ Town & Gown interaction on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The Linguist turned certified Insurance expert stressed that if the students have a good communication background, there is nothing they cannot do.
Principal Partner of Gbenga Olaniyan & Associates during his presentation titled, “What you are Not Taught at School,” at the Department of Estate Management’s Town & Gown seminar, posed the question, “What manner of person are you, a digger, a steward or a beggar?” In the interactive seminar, held on Thursday, October 29, Mr Gbenga Olaniyan shared a number of things students need to prepare for when they leave the “gown” and enter the “town.”
Globetech Remedial Nigeria Limited has expressed interest in partnering with Covenant University to actualise her goals of creating a clean and eco-friendly environment. The company made this known to the University management in their recent visit to the institution on Thursday, October 29, 2015.
Covenant University’s Management team on Saturday, October 31, 2015 paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo, at his residence to felicitate with him on his birthday.
The Chancellor, Covenant University, Dr David Oyedepo, has urged the newly admitted students of the University to stay true to the future they desire to see during their studentship in the institution. The Chancellor made this charge at the 14th matriculation ceremony where 2156 undergraduate and 293 post graduate students were formally admitted into various programmes of the University.
“Water treatment is not something you can do anyhow because at the end of the day, it can be deadly,” Co-ordinator, Lagos State Wastewater Treatment & Management Office, Engineer Odukoya remarked on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at the Civil Engineering Department’s first Town & Gown interaction for the session. In his presentation titled, “Wastewater Treatment System,” Engineer Odukoya explained the factors that influence the design and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and the process of treating wastewater.