As the Lagos State House of Assembly prepares for a public hearing on the bill for the establishment of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology, here are some things to know:
The institution will be able to award diplomas, first degrees, postgraduate, research and higher degrees.
It will have courses in engineering, scientific, agricultural, medical and allied professional disciplines, such as communications, architecture, dramatic and fine arts studies, management studies, economic development studies, humanities, legal and security studies.
Through effective research and trainings, the university will help produce an environment for effective development and utilisation of human, natural and economic resources for the growth and progress of Lagos state and Nigeria.
The university will have relationships with other national and international institutions to make training and development of students easy.
Through the university, it is aimed that societal problems would be identified and solutions would be preferred and implemented for national development.
Technological progresses and vocational trainings in the university are aimed at further positive projection of Nigeria to the world.
- It will promote, by research and other means, the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to solving social, political, culture, economic, scientific and technological problems.