Skyline University Nigeria

The Vice Chancellor


Being the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria (SUN) in this stunning metropolis of Kano, Nigeria is really an honour. SUN has established itself as an exceptional institution and I am very pleased with the enthusiasm people have for this university, its students and staff. SUN is the first international private university in Kano State. I feel proud to be a champion in advancing education in this part of the world. I look forward to carrying on from my predecessor’s work in expediting the university’s transformation into a premier educational institution.

SUN will keep putting its emphasis on helping students build their skills and competencies in order to meet the demands of the ever-changing environment and market. Our goal is to refine students’ abilities to meet the demands of both current and future employment. Along the way, we will implement the procedures that are crucial to the development of human capital by giving young people the information, abilities and mindset that the Nigerian business sectors and the international community needs.

In its numerous schools and programmes, SUN prioritizes the use of diverse teaching approaches that are seamlessly integrated with state-of-the-art technology resources. These will assist in fostering values that will enable them to give back to the society and improve their lot in life in addition to helping to transfer information and skills.

We at SUN are committed to involving all our stakeholders in achieving our mission to make a mark in Nigeria as a quality provider of education.




Skyline University Nigeria.

Profile of Prof. Ajith Kumar. V.V

Prof. Ajith Kumar. V.V began his term in office as the Vice-Chancellor of SUN on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Dean – School of Business, with Skyline University College (SUC) Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. He has served the education industry for over 25 years in various capacities in teaching and research. Under his leadership, the School of Business, SUC Sharjah has grown considerably and has successfully achieved ministry approvals and recognition in teaching, research and services.


He has been a key driving force behind re-inventing the Center for Continuing Learning (CCL), where he successfully managed relationships with various international organizations that offer professional certifications and added many new courses. He successfully started Executive Development Programmes for various sectors of the industry which are running successfully.

Prof. Ajith has attained a wide spectrum of honours. He was honoured with the award for Excellence in Teaching in 2014 – 2015, Excellence in Academics both in 2015 – 2016 and 2016 – 2017, the AAC Member of the Year award in 2018 – 2019 etc. His most recent initiative was undertaking the process towards achieving the AACSB International Accreditation for the School of Business, where major work has been accomplished by him and his team.

Prof. Ajith obtained his Ph.D. in the area of Human Resource Management from Berhampur University in India, and has undergone a course on Cross-Cultural Management & Problem Solving from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His research areas are in Leadership, HR Flexibility, Business Ethics and Diversity Management. He has published more than 25 papers in various national and international journals, and has attended many international conferences and presented papers across the globe.

Prof. Ajith has also conducted several executive programmes in the areas of Leadership, Conflict & Negotiation for employees of corporates like Gulf Air, Wipro etc. He has teaching and administrative experience in reputed business schools like ICFAI and Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, in India. He also worked as a faculty member at the Bahrain Training Institute in the Kingdom of Bahrain for one year. He teaches business subjects like Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Strategic Management, and Leadership. He believes in the core values of teamwork and trust.