2020 THEWUR Subject Rankings: Covenant makes big move in Engineering and Technology, debuts in Computer Science
God’s own University, Covenant, on Thursday, October 17, 2019, took a giant leap in the 2020 Engineering and Technology Subject Rankings of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (WUR) by moving from her former 501-600 bracket to 301-400.
West Africa’s No. 1 university, Covenant, has become a test venue for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Management of Covenant and its counterpart from MOD IELTS Nigeria.
Blueprint Media, the publisher of Blueprint Newspapers, has expressed its desire of a partnership with Covenant, with a view to encouraging students of the University to have a feel of mainstream journalism and also to support the good works being done by the University.
A partnership between Covenant University and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, is in the works preparatory to the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations in October 2020.
Following a study on ‘Dataset on Noise Level Measurement in Ota Metropolis, Nigeria’, a consortium of researchers from different Departments in Covenant University has suggested that planning and promoting the citizens awareness about high noise risk could help to mitigate the effect of noise.
Internet Penetration, Innovation in West Africa play Significant Role in Achieving Human Development
Four Covenant University faculty members - Mr. Jeremiah O. Ejemeyovwi, Professor Evans S. Osabuohien, Mr. Olawale D. Johnson and Dr. Ebenezer I. K. Bowale - have submitted that Internet usage, innovation and their interaction have significant and positive relationship with human development.
A lifecycle assessment certified professional, Dr. Olubukola Tokede, has urged faculty and students of the Civil Engineering Department, Covenant University, to think about how they can invest in the façade project in Africa, because façade is evolving by the day.
A call for adoption of new thinking and approach in the light of paradigm shift from the industrial to the creative age, which has significantly impacted human existence, has been advanced, if entrepreneurs must cope and remain relevant in the digital era.
A qualitative research that seeks an in-depth understanding of residents relocating from a major city of the world to another, with a view to knowing how and to what extent a change in the residential environment affected people’s travel behaviour and attitudes, has shown that some residents maintained their travel behaviour, some complemented it, while some changed their behaviour to adapt to their new built environment.
A faculty in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Covenant University, Mr. Ugochukwu Abasilim, has submitted that transformational leadership style has a medium positive relationship with employees’ commitment.