Employability skills which are said to be necessary for getting, keeping and doing well on a job has been recommended for all graduate employees in order to be an asset in the labour market.
Researchers, scientists and faculty at the College of Science and Technology (CST), Covenant University, rose from their one-day College Seminar with the conviction that multidisciplinary research collaboration was the way forward for creative and sustainable research products.
Among the just concluded series of activities for Covenant University’s College Week, is the very robust, impactful and informative conference of the College of Leadership Development Studies, tagged, ‘Entrepreneur Leadership and the Challenges of Youth Unemployment.’ The conference addressed the causes and effects of unemployment in Nigeria, and explored ways to curb the scourge.
The need for consideration of health and safety in construction projects was brought to the fore recently at the departmental Town and Gown Seminar of the Department of Architecture, Covenant University.
The Managing Director Interstate Architects Ltd, Mr. Oluwasegun Ladegain his paper titled ““Environment, Health and Safety in Construction Projects: What Architect should know”, exposed the architectural principles that ensures health and safety in construction project even as he shared his personal experience in the profession.
The Ota Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Assistant Corps Commander Leye Adegboyega, on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor and the management team of Covenant University to seek collaboration with the University.
Explosion of new knowledge, environmental change, technological advancements among others have been identified as some of the notable factors that need the attention of Civil Engineers in the 21st Century. This was the submission of the Chief Executive Officer, Sparta Contractor Nigeria Limited, Dr. Atilade Oshoniyi.
Only strict adherence to rules, laws and labour policies in industrial relations by all stakeholders can guarantee harmony in employment relationships in Nigeria, a Professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management at Covenant University has advocated.
An automobile manufacturing expert has said students of Mechanical Engineering at Covenant University, and Nigerian engineers in general, would have to elevate their creative ingenuity beyond the ordinary so as not to be left behind by the fast pace of technological development.
A Renewable Energy Technical Specialist, Engr. Samuel Ahanor, has advised Electrical and Information Engineering (EIE) students of Covenant University, to maximise the value of their course of study by focusing on developing ideas in Renewable Energy that could earn them income.
A continuous improvement expert, Mr. Peter Albert, was in Covenant University recently for a Town and Gown Seminar which focused on the ‘Importance Of Chemistry In Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Companies.’ He described fast-moving consumer goods as products that are sold quickly and at relatively low cost, which offer quick turnover to the manufacturers. Examples include non-durable goods such as soft drinks, toiletries and grocery items. “Quite a lot of people depend on the FMCG products for their daily operations,” he stated.