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Sanwo-Olu commends LASU, Cornell University partnership

Lagos State University, LASU and Cornell University, New York, United States of America, are collaborating on Post Graduate Professional Certificate Programmes.

The LASU /CORNELL University Post Graduate Professional Certificate Programmes will offer admission to students in diverse courses that will lead to the award of the Executive Professional Certificate in Entrepreneurship Skills Development, Human Resources Training and Development, Innovation and Creativity, Management Studies, Marketing, Data Science and Statistics, Leadership skills, Management, among others.

Most of the courses will be online

In his remarks during the unveiling of the partnership, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said his administration would do everything possible to uphold the outstanding reputation of the State-owned Lagos State University, LASU, to make it one of the 10 best universities in the world.

He noted that the establishment of the LASU/ Cornell University Post Graduate Professional Certificate Programmes would give students from the State the opportunity to gain global skills that would make them relevant, employable, and globally competitive.

The Governor stated that the partnership with Cornell University, a private Ivy League Institution is in line with the administration’s vision for the education sector as the institution is known for innovative excellence, entrepreneurship skills development, exceptional research practice and human resource development which he said is key attributes required to sustain LASU’s pedigree and high academic profile as the second-best university in Nigeria and one of the best 600 Universities in the world according to Times Higher Education Impact Ranking Year 2020 and Year 2021 Emerging Economies University Ranking.

Governor Sanwo-Olu assured the partners from Cornell University that this administration would respect all agreements under the partnership between the university and LASU,

Omolara Omosanya

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