UNN, IUO Partners Newcastle Aerodrome for Degree in Aviation Studies

University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) and Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Edo State Partners with with Newcastle Aerodrome an Irish Aviation Training Company to Commence Degree Programme in Aviation Studies.

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State have partnered with an Irish aviation training company, Newcastle Aerodrome, to commence degree programme in Aviation Studies.

The Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, who was at the occasion, described the partnership as the best thing that had happened to him in his capacity as the VC.

Also speaking, the Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, said, “We are positive that the partnership, when fully operational, will bear mutual benefits to our two parties while advancing quality delivery of assigned responsibilities.”

Earlier, Chief Flying Officer and Director of Aerodrome Newcastle, John Nugent, said that the partnership was historic being the first time two Nigerian Universities – the first public university and the first private university would be coming in partnership with an international aviation school to enroll students to train as pilots.