Prof. Augustine Osamor IFE has been announced as the new deputy Vice chancellor in charge of academic affairs at Victoria University.
According to the university’s VC, Lawrence Muganga, Prof Ife comes in at a time when the education sector is facing uncertainties unleashed by COVID-19.
“Augustine brings a bold new vision and vigour to Victoria University and we are delighted that he has agreed to make a long-term commitment to the transformation process outlined in our strategic plan,” Dr Mugaga said.
Prof. Augustine Ifelebuegu is a modern-day enterprising education leader who continues a tradition of outstanding leadership that focuses every day on embracing society’s transformation and demonstrating Victoria University’s relevance in educating first-class professionals and in connecting with communities and industries through our university’s unique Experiential Learning Education model.
Prof. Augustine Ifelebuegu’s prolific experience, richly exhibits his unrivalled determination to challenge the status quo and forge new relationships and his impeccable leadership quality is highly respected and admired by all universities he has served and the wider community in UK and beyond.
Prof. Augustine Osamor Ifelebuegu is a thorough breed academic and a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.
He pioneered and led the development of Coventry University suites of energy programmes which grew to become a School of Energy, Construction and Environment in the Faculty of Engineering.
His teaching and research are in the areas of sustainable energy, environment, water, safety, and project management.