Arden University has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Nigeria at a ceremony at Arden’s Tower Hill study
A statement of intent from both universities, indicating that they plan to work together, this will ultimately see the two institutions explore the creation of a wide-ranging, mutually-beneficial partnership which will support both universities’ ongoing, ambitious plans.
The signing ceremony was completed during a visit by a delegation from the University of Nigeria Alumni Association United Kingdom (UNAA-UK). The group, which was led by the university’s Vice Chancellor Professor Charles Igwe, was visiting Arden University as part of its activities for its sixth Annual Convention in London.
The Arden delegation was led by Professor Lucy Lu, the university’s Provost. Also in attendance were Ruth Kailla, Head of Partnerships Operations and Development, Kavita Cassidy, the Head of International Office, Bayo Awesu, Head of International Recruitment, and Ukonu Obasi, a Healthcare Management lecturer.
Upon completion of the signing ceremony, Professor Lucy Lu said: ‘We thoroughly enjoyed welcoming the visiting University of Nigeria delegation to Arden, and we are excited to be exploring further academic collaboration opportunities including staff and students exchange with the University of Nigeria.’
‘I am sure this exciting international partnership will be hugely beneficial for students and staff at both universities, and we look forward to expanding Arden’s academic footprint in Africa and collaborating and working with the University of Nigeria further over the coming months and years.’