To encourage closer academic ties, Skyline University Nigeria and Chandigarh University have entered into an agreement of cooperation to establish programs of exchange and collaboration in areas of interest and benefit to both institutions. This agreement was ratified in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will serve as a general framework for cooperation between the two universities and facilitate discussions of more specific programs of collaboration.
According to the MoU, the two universities agree: To explore opportunities for students such as Short term/ Long term mobility such as summer schools, semester abroad, articulation and exchange; Progression for students into Master’s or Doctorate Programs; To identify opportunities for exchange of faculty, research staff and administration staff; Joint Workshops, Conference and Co-publishing; Cultural Exchange; To identify other areas of possible interest and collaboration, amongst others.
The MoU signing was held virtually and coordinated by the Corporate Affairs Department of the University. In correspondence with the Head of Corporate Affairs, Engr. Bashir Garba, “It is a central part of the MoU to benefit the many mutual stakeholders of Chandigarh University, India and Skyline University Nigeria”. Engr. Bashir stated.
Skyline University Nigeria is the first international private tertiary institution in Kano, the largest and most industrialized state in northern Nigeria, anchored on a tripod – knowledge, skills and value-based education. SUN is indeed a multi-cultural environment where staff and students from different parts of the world come together for a common goal of making it a multi-disciplinary teaching and research institution.