About Covenant University:
Covenant University is the number one privately-owned educational institution in Nigeria. The school is owned and managed by Living Faith Ministries (Winners Chapel) and is headed by Bishop David Oyedepo who is the chancellor of the institution.
The church was given the official license to run a privately-owned institution of higher learning on 12th of February 2002 which was two years after registering its interest to run the school to the NUC (Nigerian Universities Commission). The school has a vision of becoming a world-class Christian mission university.
Covenant University has a good administrative structure. Professor A. Atayero is the present vice-chancellor of the school after previously serving as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of the school.
Professor Shalom NwodoChinedu, the former Dean of the school of Postgraduate studies, is the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the school. He studied at the Anambra State University of Technology where a obtained a Bachelors degree in Applied Biochemistry.
The school has several units that function together for the smooth running of the university. The medical unit is responsible for the health and wellbeing of students and lecturers. The Campus Security unit is responsible for the overall safety of the entire university community.
There is also the Academic planning unit that plans and prepares course outlines, timetables, and lecture schedules. The Media and Cooperate Affairs Directorate is set up to shine the light of the school and convey information to the outside community.
Other units are the Counselling Center, Financial Center and the Center for Entrepreneurial Development Studies.
There are four (4) colleges and a school of Postgraduate studies in the University. The colleges are
- College of Business and Social Sciences
- College of Engineering
- College of Leadership Development Studies
- College of Science and Technology
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and human resource management
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