Vision and Mission

Institutional Vision

To be regarded as the foremost University providing highly accessible and enhanced quality education anchored by social justice, equity, equality, and national cohesion through a comprehensive reach that transcends all barriers.

Institutional Mission

To provide functional, cost-effective, flexible learning which adds life-long value to quality education for all who seek knowledge.

Mandates of the Quality Assurance Directorate

The mandate of the quality assurance are to: 

  1. Domesticate national regulatory (NUC) and international higher education (HE) quality standards and benchmarks of ODL delivery in the University.
  2. Measure and report compliance with the standards and benchmarks by academic and support directorates.
  3. Define key performance indicators for assessment of operating units and directorates.
  4. Prepare a yearly assessment report for review by the Senate and Council, to aid reinforcements and corrective actions.
  5. Develop QA framework, QA toolkits, processes, and procedures for academic and operational service units and monitor the utilization/implementation of same.
  6. Monitor internal activities of academic and operational tasks for accreditation and evaluate the processes and procedures for continuous improvement on service delivery.
  7. Monitor implementation of recommendations arising from internal and external evaluation.
  8. Monitor global QA trends, synthesise new approaches informed by research in higher education, and advising the University accordingly.