Britain’s Coventry University is inviting potential students to its open days across Nigeria next week to highlight the value a UK university education provides – particularly for those wanting to pursue a career in industries such as energy, or create their own jobs through a focus on innovation and enterprise.
Dr Babatunde Anifowose – a senior lecturer in petroleum and environmental technology at Coventry University – will be on hand to meet open day attendees, and said that the future belonged to “forward-looking” graduates with technical and soft skills.
Graduates returning to Nigeria having studied undergraduate or postgraduate degrees such as those offered by Coventry in areas like oil and gas, engineering and computing will be able to adapt to the ever-changing local and global economy.
Attendees at the open days can also learn more about the enterprise and innovation activities in Coventry being taken forward through its International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship (ICTE), which offers courses in enterprise and runs workshops in-country with graduates and alumni.
The open days will take place in Lagos (Protea Hotel Select) on Friday 11 August; in Abuja (Newton Park Hotels Annex) on Saturday 12 August; and in Port Harcourt (Golden Tulip Hotel) on …read more