Babcock University matriculates 778 postgraduate students - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Thursday, December 9, 2021

Babcock University matriculates 778 postgraduate students

Babcock VC, Prof Yemi Osinbajo

Babcock University, Ilisan Remo on Wednesday matriculated 778 postgraduate students for its 2021/2022 academic session.

According to the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ademola Stephen Tayo, the
postgraduate college was established to support the academic and professional development of postgraduate and early career researchers with a view to ensuring that the institution's world-leading research continues to grow. 

Prof Tayo stated that Babcock University is creating a reputation as a research-led university that provides a vibrant and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with some top-ranked universities around the world. 

According to him, Babcock University is a forward-thinking institution with an appetite for high quality research.

For 22 years and counting, Babcock University, the Vice Chancellor noted, had been responsive to the demands for a decent education that advances the frontiers of knowledge and builds capacity for the development of the community and society at large. 

"Our responsibility as an institution is inspired by love for mankind, and shaped by a commitment to making the world a better place through quality research" the VC said.

He urged the matriculants to diligently, with a sense of the highest purpose, make good use of the pool of dedicated and resourceful faculty and staff at their disposal, to contribute to this vision.

The Dean of the College of Postgraduate Studies, Prof Ayandiji Aina advised the matriculants as senior students to take advantage of the University's conducive environment to produce research work that are locally relevant but with international impact. 

He also urged the students to work hard to access the research grants made available by the University administration for postgraduates.

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