Webmetrics in its first edition of 2021 ranking released in January has placed Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), above other polytechnics in Nigeria as it ranked the school as the best Polytechnic in Nigreia.
The Webometrics Ranking of World tertiary institutions, also known as Ranking Web of Universities, is a ranking system for the world’s universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the Web content (number of web pages and files) and the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks (site citations) they received.
Mr. Felix Alade, the Media Relations Officer, Yaba College of Technology, in a statement made available to the press said Yabatech was in 7th position in 2018, and within a spate of one year has moved to 2nd position and subsequently ranked 1st and best Polytechnic in Nigeria in 2021.
“There have been several developments in Yabatech that led into the current webometrics ranking which are: peaceful and rancor free environment with stable academic calendar.
“Conducive learning environment with massive renovation and upgrading of entire structures in the College to international standard. Digitalization of the library with modern e-learning facilities.
“Unveiling of what is arguably the largest Museum in Nigerian higher institution in Yabatech. Strengthening of academic and administrative activities and make them IT – driven to keep abreast with current trends, techniques and development in the world. Creating strong linkages with the industries to determine real skills competences and level of requirement, for both staff and students and so much more”, the statement read..