The promoter of the University strongly believes in the production of graduates who appreciate the value of the dignity of labour and who are problem solvers, self-reliant, employers of labour, highly productive and globally relevant in every sphere of human endeavour.
The University will inculcate and foster certain core values which include industry, service, integrity, discipline and good character. It will compare notes and share experiences. It will also be ready to twine and collaborate with relevant tertiary institutions around the world. The collaboration, which will be mutually beneficial, will extend to Research Centres, all Higher Institutions of Learning, International Organisations, Institute of African Studies, and Corporate Bodies, in Europe, The United States, North, Central and South America, Asia, the far East Australasia and the Pacific.
The Afe Babalola University will be given a truly global and international outlook and status, and its realm of influence will spread to the entire world. Collaboration will be sought in the areas of Programme Development, Curriculum Studies, Staff Exchange, Purchase of Equipment and Materials, a Year Abroad for Students, Library Twining and Summer Programmes. The University shall lead education reform in Nigeria by example.