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Orange Academy & Obafemi Awolowo University Collaborate to Offer a New Academic Program



The delegation of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife led by Dr Adeola Ogunrin(at the centre) with Faculty members of the Orange Academy

Africa’s 1st Practical School of Integrated Brand Experience and Idea Management, Orange Academy and the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (O.A.U) in Ile-Ife are in collaboration to offer a new academic program to be known as the ‘Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design and Communication Arts’.

A Cross-section of Orange Academy graduants

The formal announcement of this collaboration and the new program was made at the 10th Orange Academy Immersion and Art of Positive Thinking (APT) ceremony held recently at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja-Lagos. The exquisite ceremony which is an annual rite of passage for every graduating Brand Experience Specialist of the Academy celebrated the graduation of Seventy- Five (75) graduants who now join an army of over 5000 Alumni that are often referred to as ‘Orange Minds’.

The venue of the Immersion ceremony aside the graduants, had in attendance family members and friends of graduants, Orange Alumni, Faculty, Orange Academy Board members, and distinguished industry stakeholders who were all delighted to warmly receive the team from the Obafemi Awolowo University led by Dr Adeola Ogunrin of the Department of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning , who made the collaboration officially public.

Dr Adeola Ogunrin while addressing the gathering on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, in her remark stated that

“This evening we have come before you to say that Orange Academy has become a part of us. We have studied Orange Academy very closely and believe very strongly that they are worthy of this collaboration. The Obafemi Awolowo University will ensure that the highest standard that we are known for is strictly adhered to during this program and collaboration. The program, Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design & Communication Arts fit into the vision of our department which is to fill the gap in vital areas of developing manpower, training, professional and other important components of adult life. The curriculum has been designed to cater for relevance and advances at the workplace to impact lives positively for a better Nigeria.”

The Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design & Communication Arts program is a two (2) semester course that span a 6-month duration of major practical sessions which upon completion will earn participants the Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design & Communication Arts from the Obafemi Awolowo University.

Speaking on behalf of the Provost, Faculty, Management and the entire Staff of Orange Academy, the spokesperson for the Academy, Femi Odukoya in his reaction stated that

“we are so delighted that after such a conscientious journey of creating and offering of the brand experience program for 10 years, the Obafemi Awolowo University’s collaboration with us is an attestation to our commitment and vision of ‘This One thing’. Our vision of ‘This one thing’ is to discover and nurture the inner creative self to tell stories that can change businesses, brands, and people for good. The newly announced Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design & Communication Arts is aimed at affording participants with more academic-based practical experience that will be administered by a reputable citadel of learning such as the Obafemi Awolowo University.”

For inquiries and more information on the Advanced Professional Certificate in Brand Experience Design & Communication Arts or about any of the Academy’s program, call 07064384235, 07045863980. You can also send an email to [email protected] or kindly visit

Orange Academy is Africa’s first practical school of Integrated Brand Experience and Idea Management. We emphasize the creation of memorable brand experiences through unique storytelling that reaches humankind.


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