Skyline University Nigeria

Skyline University Nigeria organizes Students’ Professional Skill Development Programme (PSDP) for Spring Semester 2023

The DEANs of faculties, the Director of Academic Support Service (DASS), and the Student Service Department (SSD) recently organized a professional Skill Development Programme (PSDP) Spring Semester 2023, for students at Skyline University Nigeria (SUN).

The Programme is in line with current rapid development and demand for efficient skills at workplaces around the world. The PSDP delivered highly distinctive courses, developed to equip students with the right information and skills to fit into the world of work after graduation. The participants are from levels 1, 2 and 4.

Some important issues highlighted by the different sessions include building and maintaining a network, searching for jobs, curriculum vitae writing, basic life etiquette, communication skills, and self-assessment using Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT Analysis).

According to Ms Sarada Maganti, the Director of Academic Support Service (DASS), the Programme is educative, informative and interestingly interactive to engage students as they set their future goals. PSDP helps students by giving them insights and practical cases outside classroom experiences.


Some students who participated in the Programme stated that the session is a rare opportunity to discover the real challenges of future workplaces and how to confront them. In the words of Hafsat Dahiru, a level 200 student from the Department of International Relations, the Programme is highly educative and interactive.

Another student from the Department of Mass Communication level 200, Muhsin Muhammad explained that he has been able to discover how to build relationships and networks that can be beneficial to his vision of becoming a professional motion designer.

Also, Amina Mukhtar, a final-year student from the Department of Mass Communication stated that the sessions are vital in defining goals, career exploration, and goal setting as she prepares to delve into workplace life after graduation.

Faculty members that facilitated the session cut across all the faculties at SUN – Dr A. Senthil Kumar, Dr Ajayi Olumide, Dr Saminu Umar and Dr Vijay Arputha among others.