The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe received a charity organisation, Professors without Borders (Prowibo) at his office on the 11th Floor, on Monday, March 14, 2022.
The Vice-Chancellor, ably represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics & Research, Prof. Oluwole Familoni welcomed the team to the University and shared some information about the University of Lagos.
The Programmes Director, Prowibo, Rachel Warnick revealed that the organization specializes in university education. She disclosed that the organisation seeks to supplement university education for students by showing them additional perspectives and ideas as well as broaden the minds and experiences of students.
Prowibo is in the University of Lagos to hold a programme on Future Proofing Students & Faculty between March 14 and 18, 2022 where students and lecturers would be educated on the following: Finance for Africa, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and storytelling.
Prof. Familoni expressed delight that the University was considered to host the programme and wished them a beautiful stay in the University.
Prowibo is a charity organisation which connects educators and students worldwide by increasing equal access to inspiring learning experiences in higher education. It does this via three branches:
- customized short, intensive courses which are made available to institutions which invite it to their campuses;
- Think Tank branch which shares its learning with other academics and policymakers and
- an Online branch which is a free platform to connect professors and institutions for online/remote guest lectures on any topic.