Research known as the Signaling Theory of Universities shows that the greatest value that a university degree provides is its “stamp” of credibility. It’s a signal to potential employers that the graduate is an intelligent, work-ready individual.
Media around the world have hailed ALU as an innovative, forward-thinking institution. It’s been recognized by outlets including the New York Times, the BBC, and New African magazine. CNN called us “the best in the country” and “The Harvard of Africa.” And in 2019, ALU was named one the #1 most innovative company in Africa and #39 most innovative in the world by Fast Company.