CU Welcomes Officials from Robert Gordon University

CU Welcomes Officials from Robert Gordon University

CU Welcomes Officials from Robert Gordon University

Dr. Natascha Meulier-Hirth, speaking on the purpose for her visit to CU

Officials from Robert Gordon University paid a visit to Covenant University today, April 27, 2015. They were received by the Management of the University at the Vice-Chancellor’s Conference room, in Canaan Land, Ota.

In his welcome remarks, the Registrar, Dr. Olumuyiwa Oludayo stated, “We are glad you came to Covenant University. This University is very mindful of relationships, partnerships and collaborations; reason being that our university is vision driven. Right now, we are set to become one of the best 10 Universities in the world by the year 2022. We are currently the first in Nigeria and West Africa and within the 5% in the world. Therefore, we are open to relationships that will move us towards the achievement of our goals.”

While stating the purpose of their visit, the Regional Manager of Robert Gordon University, Mr. Jamie Hastings stated, “The purpose of this visit is to look for joint partnership opportunities and collaborations in research or joint course programmes.”

In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charles Ayo stated, “You are most welcome to Covenant University. It is good receiving you and creating an opportunity for you to make this presentation. We are on our way to becoming one of the top 10 universities in the world, so we know the importance of collaborations. Already, we have a number of collaborations with a host of other universities. It is timely having you here so we can explore all possible avenues to get engaged positively for the mutual benefit of the two institutions.”

Also present at the meeting were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Taiwo Abioye; the Chairman, Internationalization Committee, Dr. Olawande Daramola; HOD, Sociology, Dr. Tayo George; Representative of the International Office & Linkages, Mr. Adetayo Okunola and members of the Directorate of Media & Corporate Affairs.

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