The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday August 14, 2018, has announced the establishment of a new university at Naval Headquarters in Abuja.
The institution, Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN) according to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas will begin operation in October 2018.
Like other conventional universities, ADUN will have programs for sciences, social sciences and management students.
Here are seven things you’ll like to know about the Nigerian Navy owned university as explained byEte-Ibas.
7 things to know about ADUN
1. The university will have its main campus in Ibusa, Delta state, as well as additional campuses in Lagos, Sapele, and Calaba, but the permanent campus of would be along the Ibusa Ugwashi-Uku Express Way, near Asaba, Delta state.
2. The institution was established out of a public-private partnership between the Nigerian Navy through its investment arm – Navy Holdings and Hellenic Education, an international educational organisation
3. Faculties of medicine, engineering, law and pharmacy are planned to start operation in 2019.
4. Lectures will be delivered through flipped classroom technology, giving students access to lectures, notes, books and teaching materials online.
5 Lecturers of the university would be professors, who are already working in states and Federal Universities in the country.
6. The university will provide an opportunity for students to be trained in cybersecurity, forensic science among other courses
7. Already, the institution has received more than 18,000 applications for the position of senior academics.