The Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), Professor Ajith Kumar V.V has called for greater participation of students in the activities of the university’s Toast Masters Club, as this would allow students to build skills they need to become more confident public speakers and better leaders in every spare of life. He made this call on Saturday, 22nd of May 2021, during a courtesy call by the executives of the Toast Masters Club. The executives were led by the Divisional Director, Ms. Omei Bongos - Ikwue.
Having in mind, the many benefits that the Toast Masters Club brings, Prof. Ajith stated that a club is a place of happening, where students go to become part of something bigger. He added that though the university’s toastmasters club is just starting, a lot of changes are already being noticed amongst the students who make up the club. “We are beginning to notice a higher level of skill and self-confidence as well as a spark of new learning and leadership opportunities available through the club”.
Ms. Omei Bongos – Ikwue who led other executives of the Toastmasters Club to the university, was pleased with the reception received from the university management. While making a speech, she stated that lots of other prospects availed for members upon joining. She extended heartfelt gratitude to the university management for being open and recognizing the benefits of the Toastmasters Clubs in Skyline University Nigeria, whose benefits she stated, extends beyond club activities to become champions in public speaking.
The SUN Toastmasters Club was recently launched along with other clubs in the university, such as Music & Theatre, Arts & Photography as the latest additions to SUN Students’ Clubs. The SUN students' slub is managed by the Students’ Service Department (SSD). All clubs in SUN are listed in the SSD department, which maintains a directory of clubs officially sponsored by the University. Students are welcomed regardless of their major, gender, sexuality, race or religion.