The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Professor Kayode Thadius Ijadunola has administered oath of matriculation on no fewer than 532 new students of Elizade University with a charge to Nigerian students to pursue the Asian Tiger Countries model of academic acquisition.
He said the model is driven by Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics which today enables the Asian Tiger Countries to rule the world.
According to Ijadunola, Elizade University is a leading technology-driven Institution with most of its services digitalized and real time via unfettered internet access for both staff and students.
He said the vison of the University is to be a globally competitive Institution that produces entrepreneurial, innovative and ethically sound graduates, asking students to be goal-driven and result-oriented.
The Vice-Chancellor said the Mission of Elizade University is to endow students with appropriate skills and knowledge for the development of the nation and global competitiveness.
He said the serene campus environment of Elizade University compares favourably to what obtains in the Ivy League schools across the world and is intentionally positioned to support meaningful scholarship and research among staff and students.
Professor Ijadunola asked Elizade University matriculating students to allow the University to pass through them even as they pass through the University while warning against social media indulgence and the get-rich-quick syndrome and other vices which often derail many students from attaining their academic goals.
Parents and students expressed delight at what they described as outstanding infrastructures, as well as the aesthetic, conducive teaching and learning environment in Elizade University.
Elizade University was established in 2012 by Chief Michael Ade. Ojo, founder of Elizade Motors; and the University with 5 Faculties, currently runs 34 undergraduate and 20 Post-Graduate programmes that are fully accredited by the Nigerian University Commission, NUC.
The current Vice-Chancellor, Kayode Thadius Ijadunola, a one-time Provost of College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, and a Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine said classrooms in Elizade University are equipped with modern multimedia teaching aids which facilitate teaching and learning via the i-learn Learning Management System where lecturers upload their lecture materials well ahead of class for the students.