The University is located in the Centre of Excellence and State of Aquatic splendor, it has the vision of becoming the preferred University of Excellence with cutting edge research; it upholds the following values and principles:
⇒ Honesty, integrity and professional ethics
⇒ Excellence and quality
⇒ Academic freedom
⇒ Respect for Human Rights
⇒ Sensitivity and responsiveness to the aspiration of Lagos State, the nation and the world.
The University has a wide range of disciplines that are relevant to the needs of the State, the nation and the International community, also there is a crop of world class scholars who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour, these facilities predispose any student to excellence.
The University is also recognized internationally because of the various collaborations it has with world class Universities like the University of Borās Sweden, in the field of Engineering and a lot in other disciplines.
The University also gives priority to research; it has a functional Staff Training/Development Committee that looks into selection of Staff for appropriate training and development, and a Central Research Committee that scrutinize Research as well as source for funds for Institutional and Global Research.
Apart from teaching and learning there are a lot of side attractions that makes life enjoyable, the various exotic locations like the Beaches and the Slave Relics are all in the immediate environment of the University to behold and capable of relaxing the minds.