UNILAG IS KEEN ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, EMPLOYABILITY – VC

The University of Lagos has, over the years, been changing the narrative of tertiary education through the impartation of practicable knowledge and skills development at all levels of learning. This, according to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, is in pursuit of the UNILAG 25-year Development Plan which, among other things, harps on Skills Development…

ARUA, CoE-USD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE BEGINS JULY 26

The third International Conference of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence for Unemployment and Skills Development (ARUA, CoE-USD 2022) holds between Tuesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 28, 2022. Theme is “Sustainable and Workable Solutions for Youth Unemployment in Africa.” The international conference will be blended with the physical session scheduled to…

Morehouse College Glee Club Performs at University of Lagos

As part of its 2022 tour of Nigeria, the Morehouse College Glee Club,  Atlanta, Georgia thrilled the University of Lagos community to some beautiful music at the J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. The Auditorium was teeming with choirs and spectators who came to enjoy the choral performance. The highlight of the evening was the renditions of Nigerian songs in Igbo,…

UNILAG V.C. HARPS ON IMPORTANCE OF ALUMNI BODIES IN EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, has identified Alumni Associations as indispensable partners in the growth, development and advancement of academic institutions as well as education at any level. Speaking in his office on Monday, July 4, 2022, while playing host to representatives of the Federal College of Education, Yola, Adamawa State…

UNILAG V.C. ADVOCATES COLLABORATIONS TO PROMOTE BIODIVERSITY DATA

Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, flagged off a 3-day Capacity Building Workshop on Applications of Digitized Biodiversity Data for Enhanced Policy Making in Conservation, with a call on stakeholders to foster cooperation so as to engender global relevance of Biodiversity data across Nigerian Ivory towers. Speaking at…

TWO UNILAG RESEARCHERS WINS IREX (UASP) GRANT, ORGANISES TWO-DAY WORKSHOP   

Dr. Basirat Ashabi Oyalowo, a Researcher at the Department of Estate Management, and Mr. Bolarinwa Ajigboye, Assistant Registrar in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office and Research Administrator have both won the International Research Exchange (IREX) UASP Grant.    The proposed project which is titled, “Co-creating a Research Communication Strategy to Enhance Research Impact at the University of…

MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENT COMMISSIONS GIS LAB, COMMENDS UNILAG SCENERY.

The Minister of Environment, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi on Monday, May 30, 2022, performed the official unveiling of the Geographic Information System (G.I.S.) Science and Services Laboratory of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Environment and Social Inclusion (CoESESI), University of Lagos. The Centre, according to the Minister, forms part of the federal government’s efforts to…