Members of the United State (US) Embassy Public Affairs Section, Abuja has shared thoughts with Skyline University Nigeria's management on exchange programmes, several programmes for staff and students, as well as scholarship offerings. They made this statement in view that the management of SUN will have access to the US database with a wealth of e-resource materials.
The Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Mr Peter Burba made this request when he led a delegation from the Embassy on a courtesy visit to the University on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022. According to him, the students and staff present at the University will have the chance to join the programmes and take advantage of the opportunities in the Embassy.
Mr Burba said, that the embassy is ready to partner with Skyline University Nigeria to engage in cross-fertilization of ideas and resources that will help professionals and students across various fields to participate in the activities of the embassy, thereby creating a professional platform to relate with and interact within and outside the university's campus.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, Prof. Ajith Kumar V.V appreciated the guest for the courtesy visit, while noting the benefits that students and staff stand to enjoy. He also mentioned that this initiative will continue to provide support to the students' community with active engagement in educational activities. “Our priority is to engage our students in activities that will grow their professional capacity”, the VC stated.
While appreciating the visiting team, for their interest in Skyline University Nigeria, the University’s Pro-Chancellor, Mr Nitin Anand, who was also present at the meeting, stated that the University is open to any collaboration that will support the student's development. He added that while Skyline University Nigeria is in its 5th year of existence, it is now looking at certain focused programmes that will benefit the less privileged in society. He promised the visiting delegation that the University Management is ready to work with them for the betterment of both parties.
While delivering the closing Remark, Mr Musa Mohammed, the Assistant Librarian of the University, appreciated the visiting delegation for taking the time to consider SUN as part of their world tour for the year. “Thank you for this opportunity presented especially as it is set to promote not only the students but the staff of the University.
Members present at the parley include the Registrar, Mr Haruna Aliyu, the Director of Academic Support Service, Ms Sarada Maganti, and the delegation of the embassy's public affairs section.