University of Lincoln Holds Graduate Workshop for Covenant University Students

University of Lincoln Holds Graduate Workshop for Covenant University Students

 
University of Lincoln Holds Graduate Workshop for Covenant University Students

Director for International Office & Linkages, Dr. Sheriff Folarin

Covenant University in partnership with Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, United Kingdom, held an interactive sensitization workshop for Mass Communication undergraduate students of Covenant University on Friday, April, 24th, 2014.

The workshop which was co-organized by Anapplaise Nigeria Ltd, the University of Lincoln representatives in Nigeria, headed by Mrs. Eve Enakimio, featured both power-point, and verbal historical presentations about the University of Lincoln.

In his opening remarks at the event, the Coordinator of International Student Services, Dr. Olujide Adekeye, representing the Director for International Office & Linkages, Dr. Sheriff Folarin, announced that the University of Lincoln came with good news for all CU students who wish to go further in their educational pursuits.

He went on to explain that following the current high rate of graduate degrees abroad, the University of Lincoln has come to make CU students an offer which would increase their chances of getting a graduate degree abroad, particularly in Lincoln University.

Making a comment at the event, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Dr. Dokun Omojola, thanked the representatives of the University of Lincoln for coming, while stating that CU has a tradition of democratizing opportunities even after student’s graduation, making it easy for students to choose to stay and work, or go back to school.

He further stated that the essence of the meeting was metaphorically to “Show Light” as it were, to the students as regards their individual decisions for further studies.

In her presentation at the event, the Managing Director of Anappleis Ltd, Mrs. Eve Enakimio, explained that the University of Lincoln is one of the top as well as research active universities in the UK. It is also strongly linked to the industry.

Mentioning some Nigerians like, Dr. Kolawole Ogunyemi and Dr. Ngozi Okoye, Mrs. Enakimio said they made decisions for further studies with the University of Lincoln and are currently doing well in their various areas of concentration.

Speaking at the event, Dr. Kolawole Ogunyemi, an Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln, and a guest speaker at the event, noted that the University of Lincoln has both teaching and research excellence, and is currently among the first five Universities in the UK in research excellence. He enjoined the students to strive towards professionalism and in-depth knowledge of their areas of study and interest.

Dr. Ogunyemi went ahead to elucidate on both the scholarly benefit of studying in Lincoln, and the financial implications; which he explained has been reviewed downwards to enable the students realize their dreams of quality graduate education.

He also explained how Lincoln can affect their lives socially and culturally; stating that the all-round experience will prepare them for a balanced and robust work life in future. The Lincoln University d

on rounded off his speech by taking questions from students as touching their various areas of interest.

Furthermore, he promised them continuous counselling and availability of the University of Lincoln all through their decision, registration and visa processing process. This he said would be at no extra cost to them.