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Friday, October 30

Lets’s Talk Africa: The Impact of COVID-19 on University Partnership across the World
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies

A presentation by Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, the Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University in Nigeria.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of human interaction. One important area that the global spread of the virus has affected is collaborations and partnerships among universities in different parts of the world. The norm has always been university’s representatives embarking on trips to prospective partnering higher institutions. However, with lockdowns, travel restrictions and social distancing - the international partnerships among most universities have been brought to a halt.

In the light of the foregoing, the guest speaker will discuss the following:

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected prospective collaborations among universities across the world?
What is the new normal?
The future and way forward.