Accreditation Team Thumbs Up Information and Communication Engineering Programme
The National Universities Commission (NUC) team on accreditation visitation to the Information and Communication Engineering programme of Covenant University, has expressed satisfaction with the provisions made by the University for the running of the programme.
Presenting a summary report of his team’s visit to the Management of the University on Monday, June 19, 2017, the NUC Team Leader, Professor Samuel Ibiyemi, appreciated the warm reception his team received from the University. He said that the serene and unique ambience of the University encourages productive thinking and innovation, adding that Covenant is undoubtedly a world class university.
Professor Ibiyemi stated that by the assessment of his team, the University is far ahead of most of the NUC recommended standards. The philosophy and curriculum of the programme, he stated, are adequate and the University has a thorough documentation system, operates a very reliable internet system, well equipped library with easy access to materials, very adequate books and journals, and electricity supply that is adequate and constant.
On staff quality, the team leader stated that it was very high and that the staff to students ratio was good at 1 to 13; much better than the NUC minimum. He stressed that it was imperative to constantly retrain staff to ensure sustenance of quality and to keep up with educational trends.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor AAA. Atayero, commended the team for a job well done and appreciated their efforts at doing a thorough job. The University Management, he said, noted the NUC team’s observations and would continue to maintain excellence as the University works toward a world-class status.
Also at the meeting were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shalom Chinedu; a representative of the Directorate of Financial Services, Mr. Paul Uwaje; Acting Director, Centre for Learning Resources, Mrs. Promise Ilo; Dean College of Engineering, Professor Christian Bolu; and Dr. Francis Idachaba, representing the Head, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering.