Oko-Irese, Kwara State, Nigeria,
July 26, 2023
In a bid to foster academic collaboration and expand horizons in research and education, the management team of Al-Hikmah University paid a return visit to Thomas Adewumi University. The visit aimed to explore potential collaborative opportunities between the two prestigious institutions and strengthen their academic partnership.
Prof. Noah Yusuf, the Vice-Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, emphasized the significance of collaboration in advancing the frontiers of knowledge and enhancing the quality of education. He stated, "Our visit to Thomas Adewumi University is driven by the belief that working together will unlock new opportunities for academic growth and enrich the educational experience of our students. By joining hands, we can tackle complex challenges and contribute to societal development." Prof. Francisca Oladipo, the Vice Chancellor of Thomas Adewumi University, reciprocated the sentiment, expressing enthusiasm for exploring areas of mutual interest and potential collaboration. She remarked, "Both Al-Hikmah University and Thomas Adewumi University share a commitment to academic excellence and community impact. Our meeting today marks a pivotal step towards strengthening our collective efforts in research, innovation, and community engagement."
During the visit, representatives from both universities engaged in fruitful discussions on potential collaborative projects, joint research initiatives, faculty exchange programs, and student mobility opportunities. The dialogue focused on leveraging the unique strengths and expertise of each institution to address critical challenges and foster meaningful impact in various disciplines. Both universities expressed their commitment to promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and promoting a culture of research and innovation among faculty and students. The exchange of ideas during the visit further solidified the foundation for an enduring partnership between Al-Hikmah University and Thomas Adewumi University.
As the visit concluded, both Vice-Chancellors expressed their optimism about the potential collaborations and their eagerness to formalize the partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the near future. The MOU will outline the specific areas of cooperation and the roadmap for joint initiatives, setting the stage for a fruitful and impactful academic collaboration. The return visit of the Al-Hikmah University Vice-Chancellor and Management Team to TAU represents a significant milestone in the journey towards strengthening bonds between the two institutions. Through collaborative efforts, they aim to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of knowledge, academic excellence, and societal development.