International assessors hail Caleb University on its postgraduate programmes
A team of international assessors has commended Caleb University for the quality of its postgraduate programmes. The scholars, which include an Associate Professor from the University of Manchester, Dr. Obuks Ejohwomu, Dr. Mohammmed Abadi from Syria and currently at the University of Manchester and Dr. Enoch Odesola from De Montfort University, Britain, made the commendation at the University of Manchester, during the assessment of PhD post field presentations by three students of Caleb University.
Deputy Director, Public Relations and Marketing, Caleb University, Elvis Otobo, in a statement, said the university as an institution with international academic standard, ensured that the PhD post field presentation by the three students of the department of architecture was evaluated using global academic benchmark and criteria.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics and Professor of Architecture, Prof Adedeji Daramola, travelled to Britain to join the foreign team of assessors. According to Daramola, the purpose of the bilateral academic interaction and evaluation is to make the PhD work in Caleb University more robust and of global quality and standard.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof Nosa Owens-Ibie, who also participated in the evaluation exercise, commended the College of Environmental and Management Sciences, as well as the College of Postgraduate Studies, for doing a good job and called for the department to work towards graduating PhD students within three years’ time frame.
Owens-Ibie reiterated that the institution is working to ensure that all framework and support required for the successful implementation of postgraduate programmes will be made available.
Other top management staff at the evaluation venue were Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research, Innovation, Strategy and Administration, Prof Olalekan Asikhia; Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies, Prof Teju Somorin; Dean, College of Environmental and Management Sciences, Prof Oluwole Alagbe; Head of Department of Architecture, Prof Dare-Abel Ayodeji, Dr. Michael Adegbile, other staff and students.
One of the students, Stephen Babalola’s presentation was on ‘Assessment of Passive Design Application by Architectural Firms in Southwest Nigeria’; while Oyesode Sogo Abiola’s topic was on ‘Assessment of Building Information Modelling (Bim) Optimisation in Architectural Firms in Lagos State, Nigeria’ and Achime Victor Uchenna’s thesis was on ‘Power, Policy And Property Rights: Impact on Housing in Ikorudu Local Government Area, Lagos State (2002-2022)’.
According to the statement, the institution is focused on producing graduates who can compete intellectually and technically at the international stage with their counterparts and standout.
“The university is determined to ensure that all postgraduate programmes in Architecture, Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Mass Communication, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Management, Political Science, International Relations, Business Administration, Taxation and MBA with different specialisation are top-class with global competitiveness,” Otobo said.