Lagos State University (LASU) ranked among the first 600 Universities globally based on the Times Higher Education (THE) 2020 ranking.
The latest Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for 2020 has been released and the Lagos State University has been ranked among the first 600 Universities globally.
he Times Higher Education Ranking is the most recognised globally and ranks Universities around the world on factors such as Research, Outreach, Teaching, amongst others.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, expressed satisfaction at the University’s performance in the global ranking but added that there was still much to be done.
“Participating in that ranking is to put ourselves on our toes, to know where we need to improve. This is not the best we can do, but it’s a good start.
We must be targeting to be in the first 200 band by the time the next ranking will be done”, he enthused. He praised the Director, Directorate of Research Management and Innovation, Prof. Olumuyiwa Odusanya and his team for putting together the submission that earned LASU the ranking.
In another development, the Vice Chancellor has challenged members of Staff of the University to embrace the use of technology to deepen knowledge acquisition.
He stated this in a virtual meeting with members of the extended management on Thursday, 23rd April, 2020 where he announced the University’s plan to hold regular online Trainings for all members of Staff.
“There is need for us to constantly deepen our competencies. Covid-19 has changed the face of knowledge acquisition. You can’t be complacent with being knowledgeable in one field. The world today is such that you must be able to acquire knowledge in as many fields as possible.
We will be holding virtual training sessions for ourselves, accessible to both academic and non-academic members of staff”, he said.
He also directed Deans of faculties to come up with weekly training sessions for all members of staff in their faculties to ” deepen knowledge and share information of value”.
University of Ibadan (UI) Tops Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020
The latest Times Higher Education Impact Ranking for 2020 has been released and the University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked among the top Universities globally.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We use carefully calibrated indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons across three broad areas: research, outreach and stewardship.
This second edition includes 766 universities from 85 countries.
Madonna University Resumption Date for 2nd Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session
Madonna University, Nigeria resumption date for the commencement of academic activities for the second semester, 2019/2020 academic session.
You will recall that before we embarked on our Easter vacation we proposed to resume for the second semester 2019/2020 academic session on the 30th day of April, 2020.
In the face of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we hereby write to inform you that we will NOT RESUME as earlier proposed. Our NEW RESUMPTION DATE will be announced as soon as the current CORONA VIRUS pandemic is brought under control.
We urge you to keep safe by observing all safety measures prescribed by the relevant authorities.
Bells University of Technology (BUT) Extends Registration Deadline for 2nd Semester 2020
BUT Registration Deadline -The management of the Bells University of Technology (BUT) has extended the registration deadline for the 2nd semester, 2019/2020 academic session till resumption from the closure.
Sequel to the directive of the Federal Government that all Tertiary Institutions should be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I write to inform you that Management has approved the Extension of the deadline for online registration for the Second Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session till resumption from the closure.
Consequently, all students are advised to take advantage of this opportunity to ensure that their registration is completed within this period. Failure to comply will attract a late penalty fee of fifty thousand naira only (NGN 50,000.00) after resumption.
Please be so informed and be guided accordingly.
Lamidi S. Tafa (Mr.)
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