Three UI Students Get Selected For U7+ International Student Challenge

By Aduwo Ayodele

Three students of the University of Ibadan have been selected for the U7+ student challenge, which will hold in Cote D’Ivoire between Wednesday, May 15 and Friday, May 17 2024.

The U7+ Alliance is a forum and collaborative project, which aims to bring students across the world to work on global challenges confronting future generations.

The selected students are Goodness Balogun and James Olayinka of the Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, and Victoria Ayodeji of the Department of Food Technology.

The 2024 edition of the event which is to be hosted by the Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INP-HB) will hold at Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire.

The challenge teams of the institutions selected are made up of three students at any level, undergraduate, graduate, or professional, plus one faculty member or staff leader who will pitch an interdisciplinary project that tackles a local issue linked to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Other participating universities in the challenge are University of Ottawa (Canada), University of Toronto (Canada), Ecole Polytechnique (France), Indian Institute of Technology (India), Osaka University (Japan),  Université Cheick Anta Diop (Senegal), and Institut National Polytechnique Félix Houphouet Boigny (Cote D’Ivoire).

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