Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the INTI International University and Colleges, Malaysia. The MoU will bring wider opportunities to students and staff of both institutions and exemplifies SUN's commitment to academic collaboration not only within Nigeria but globally. The MoU signing which was organized virtually was ratified on Wednesday, 10th October 2021.
MoUs are part of Skyline University Nigeria's drive at ensuring that teaching and research outcomes from the University become one of the many focused areas for transferring the necessary skills to the students' community. Over the years, SUN has embarked on many MoU signing with like-mind universities and institutions of higher learning within the country and in the global village, the latest being INTI International University and Colleges.
The Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, Professor Ajith Kumar V.V, was highly represented by the Head of Corporate Affairs, Engr. Bashir Garba at the signing ceremony. While speaking at the signing ceremony, Engr. Bashir stated that having been in the education industry for some time has seen how academic collaborations can transform positively the lives of the students who make up the university. “I feel there is something about MoU signing that is beneficial to both university and students", he enthused.
He expressed his pleasure about the MoU signing and how its impact would go a long way to impact positively on the students of the university, especially in the School of Arts, Management and Social Sciences, as well as School of Science and Information. He added that prospective students of the School of Basic Medical Sciences will benefit from the partnership. This would also allow the students of both institutions to join class virtually, organize joint guest lecture sessions, amongst others.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor of INTI International University and Colleges, Dr. Joseph Lee, who was also represented by Ms. Junkai Ma, commended the leadership of Skyline University Nigeria for delivering on its mandate to drive research output in the University through collaborations. She expressed her pleasure on the MoU signing and charged the team to work at ensuring that the MoU was productive to the fullest extent possible.