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Westford University College

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Westford University College   Westford won 'Customer Delight award' from MENAA Awards for the second year in a row in 2015 & 2016 Westford University College (WSoM) is an educational institution established in UAE and have robust presence in UK, Middle East, India and South Africa with an aim to provide highly reputed and advanced UK and European based qualifications and management training to the aspiring communities living in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our … [+] qualifications are authenticated and accredited by the renowned accredited academic awarding bodies, colleges and universities from the UK. We offer internationally recognized undergraduate and post graduate programs that will enable our students to outshine and excel in their preferred arenas and augment their pursuit for excellence in their chosen career or higher education.   Westford University College draws upon the best global practices in online learning and pedagogy; the result is an interactive, dynamic brand of graduate education ably suited for regular students and working professionals.   Westford University College optimally utilizes sophisticated technology and the power of Internet to give you an invaluable learning as well as global networking experience.   Vision Statement Westford University College envisages being among the best choice for the management career aspirants by providing the most updated, relevant and high quality education blended with skills development to the aspiring students seeking opportunities in global organizations and thus bridging the gap between education and employment.   Mission Statement Westford University College aims to mould and transform the aspiring generation of people having diversified backgrounds to effective leaders and managers of tomorrow with a sense of social, corporate and ethical responsibilities by providing superior management education and training , thus to equip them to become capable of handling challenging tasks.   [-]


Igbinedion University, Okada

Bachelor BSc Nigeria Benin City March 2018

The University commenced its academic programmes in the 1999/2000 session in five Colleges namely, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Health Sciences, Law and Natural and Applied Sciences. The foundation students arrived Okada on Friday, 15th October 1999. Since then, the University has without interruption upheld its resolve to return tertiary education to the internationally accepted calendar of September to June. The College of Engineering commenced… [+] its programme in the 2002/2003 session. The College of Health Sciences continued to be an area of popular demand. The College of Pharmacy and B.Sc Nursing commenced in 2004/2005 session. The Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital administered by a Management Board inaugurated first on 12th January 2003, oversees the affairs of the Hospital. As part of its objectives to train and produce job providers, Igbinedion University has Packaged entrepreneurial and skills acquisitions modules to expose students sufficiently enough to be 'fit for the world of work'. In addition, a community service programme was introduced in the 2009/2010 session. Under the programmed, all second year students across the Colleges are required to undertake a practical development Programme in a chosen area and community in and round the university/town. The student population has grown steadily from 111 in the 1999/2000 session to 5036 in 2012/2013, while the staff strength has increased from 55 in 1999/2000 to 565 made of 290 Teaching staff (50 of who are Professors) 153 Senior Non-Teaching staff and 213 Junior and Intermediate staff over the same period. Academic programmes in Medicine, Law, Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Management Studies, Natural and Applied Sciences and Engineering which are mature, are re-accredited, from time to time by Nigerian Universities Commission and the relevant Professional bodies. The Oba Erediauwa College of Law turned out its first crop of graduates in 2004. The eleventh batch graduating today is already at the Law School. At this convocation, the University is graduating its eighth set of Medical Doctors, and has continued to maintain the distinction of being the first ever Private University in Africa, South of the Sahara to produce Medical Doctors. The University is also graduating her eighth crop of talented and well groomed Engineers from Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar College of Engineering. Vision To be a leading centre of academic excellence through pro-active and responsive entrepreneurship, research in line with the dynamics of national and global development and knowledge production in response to contextualized national and global needs. Objectives The objectives of the University are: To train qualified personnel imbued with the spirit of service and development. To offer wide opportunities for higher education to all persons who can benefit from it, without distinction of race, religion, sex or political conviction/persuasion. To train scientists, engineers, doctors, teachers, economists, lawyers, including specialist in the field of humanities and to conduct research in science and technology. To carry out research on problems relating to the development of the national economy scheme and technology and culture as well as to advance knowledge. To train teachers and academic research staff for the University and other higher educational institutions. To promote scientific knowledge and disseminate its results for socio-economic benefits. To undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standard. Mission To be among the best and most successful universities in the country. To provide overall service and good value for money in the University education sector. To excel in anticipating, responding quickly and competitively to student’s needs and staff development. To maintain a growth that responds to overall global expansion and challenges in teaching and research. To produce through our quality programmes, University graduates whose certificates open all doors to upward economic and social mobility. To expand our research activities globally by creating linkages and collaboration networks amongst leading universities and research institutions world-wide. To regularly seek to maintain the acquisition of knowledge and excellence. To operate competency driven scheme, which allows staff to acquire new skills, knowledge base and remain competitive in their areas of specialization. To regularly survey the environment in order to identify areas of need with a view to contributing to the community and registering significant presence nationally and world-wide. [-]


Bowen University

Master Nigeria Iwo March 2018

Bowen University, Iwo Osun State, Nigerian, the premier Baptist University in Africa, was established on 17th July 2001 upon approval by the federal Government of Nigeria, to provide a well rounded University education to Nigerians who are willing to profit from it. The University is under the proprietorship of the Nigerian Baptist Convention. It is named after the late Reverend Thomas Jefferson Bowen, the American missionary, who pioneered Baptist mission work in Nigerian… [+] in 1850. The legal status of Bowen University is post-secondary institution and private – not –for- profit organization. Being one of the pioneers private Universities in Nigeria, Bowen University started with an initial student population of 506 in three faculties – Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Science and Sciences Education and Faculty of Social and Management Sciences. This was a great feat made possible as a result of the accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC) led to getting approval for her programmes. The University celebrated a significant landmark commemorating the effort in November, 2012, when several of its products were gathered to give testimonies about the effort of the University to promote excellence teaching, learning and research. Though a relatively young University, Bowen University has been waxing stronger in research and recording outstanding performance. The University has been encouraging staff and students to aim at excellence in research, academic and related activities. Bowen University is totally committed to the age long principles held by the Baptists. These are clearly spelt out in the University’s vision, mission and philosophy. HISTORICAL LANDMARKS OF THE UNIVERSITY The historical landmarks of the University include the following: - Accreditation of Courses by NUC and Different Professional Bodies at different times and stages. - 2009: Commencement of programmes in Physiology, Anatomy and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). - 2010: Introduction of postgraduate Studies - 2012: Commencement of Law Programme - 2012: 10th Anniversary Celebration - 2015 Commencement of pragrammes in nursing Science and Physiotherapy. So far, Bowen University is the first and only private university running physiotherapy programme in Nigeria. - 2016: full accreditation of medicine programme by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), thus leading to the induction and graduation of its first set of Medical students in November, 2016. In term of higher education provision in Nigeria, Bowen University remains one of the best. Established as a private institution at a when the standard of education in Nigeria was almost at its lowest level, Bowen University among other institutions of its class, has successfully introduced many initiative that were considered impossible initially. In November 2012, the University celebrated some of its achievements at its 10th anniversary which was a clear evidence of the intentions of the institution to evolve a world-class University. This is borne out of the core values of integrity, academic excellence, intellectual engagement, professionalism accountability, character formation and Goodliness. Bowen University has always remained in the fore-front of academic exchange through its linkage activities. At present, the University maintains working partnership/linkage agreements with Rothamsted Experimental station, Harpenden, UK; Liverpool-Hope University, UK; University of York, UK; Alabama A & M University; Mary Hardinsimmons University, Taxas, USA; Baylor University, Taxas, USA; Southern Hemisphere GIS Training School, USA; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria; Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria; IITA and the Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research, Ibadan, Nigeria. Towards personal and professional development, the University organizes various international and national conferences, seminars and workshops for its staff and students. Members of Staff, under the University Staff Development Programme are sponsored to attend conferences both within and outside the country. They are also granted study leave, as required. In its existence of a decade and a half, the University has been headed by three Vice-chancellors: Professor Joseph Taiwo Okedara who was the pioneer Vice-Chancellor from 2001-July 2003; Professor Timothy Oyebode Olagbemiro from August 2003- July 2013; and Professor Matthews A. Ojo who has been at the helm of affairs from 1st August, 2013 till date. It is, indeed, noteworthy that in the last three years the University has witnessed tremendous achievements in the areas of physical and academic development. The achievements include the following: construction of lecture rooms and staff offices, construction of principal Officers quarters, construction and asphalting of campus road network, building of halls of residence for students and establishment of more academic programmes. The University promises to continue to wax stronger and be a University of choice for students, parents and staff members. [-]