Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun state has produced sixty-two First class graduate out of 2,405 students that graduated for the 2018/2019 academic session at the 17th Convocation Ceremony of the institution.
A total of 1,926 students were awarded undergraduate degrees, 372 received Master’s degrees while 102 were awarded Doctors of Philosophy (PhD).
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ademola Tayo, speaking at the 17th Convocation Ceremony, said the institution has remained focused on its core mission of providing the finest undergraduate and graduate education, as well as maintained a research endeavour.
“Babcock University is recognised as a private university in Nigeria that takes seriously the issues of quality, adherence to ethical practices, and academic program stipulations guidelines, as well assessment metrics.
“To this extent, 35 of our 38 undergraduate programs have received the full accreditation of the National Universities Commission (NUC), International Board of Education, USA, and the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA). The remaining three programs were recently approved by the NUC to take off and therefore, not mature for accreditation visit,” the VC stated.
In his remarks, the commencement speaker of the Convocation ceremony, Prof. Toyin Falolo said faith cannot be separated from knowlwdge in order to produce better citizens, saying that a student can be spiritual and knowledgeable, which is important to the development of the country.