Tagged: Admission

Women engineers

Women engineers partner NNPC, offer scholarship to pupils

To boost participation of young girls in the engineering field, the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has presented scholarship to 21 pupils to study engineering courses up to the university level. The initiative sponsored by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) under the leadership of its Group...

Fake university

Fake Farmington university sting by ICE was entrapment

About 10 years ago, Phanideep Karnati immigrated from India to the U.S. on an H1-B visa in search of the American dream. He became an IT engineer, was; earning a masters degree at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and is; today married with two sons, ages 2 and 9....

Bayelsa Medical University

Bayelsa Medical University Approved By NUC

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the Bayelsa Medical University, the third university in the state and the 48th state-owned university in the country. The approval was given by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja yesterday. Rasheed said it was necessary to have...

Disable

Disable Students Gets Support From Universities

The anxiety that comes with being a disable student is intense. When I started university, I had no clue what support there was. Driving to university for the first time, I felt prepared. I’d packed a doorstop (to help my social life) and secondhand legal textbooks (books are timeless, laws...

Fake university

Fake University Set Up By US Immigration And Customs

A fake university was set up by the Department of Homeland Security to lure suspects alleged to have recruited undocumented immigrants who wanted to use student visas to stay in the US. Eight suspects were; arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud and harboring undocumented immigrants for profit....

oxford

Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor. Mr Modibbo will be at Oxford from January to May 2019, conducting research and presenting papers in three broad areas. He will be focusing on areas...

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Increasing your chances of getting the varsity spot you want

Now that VCE results day is well and truly over; the next step for some Victorian students is securing that coveted spot at university. While that may seem like a daunting task, new research from the Grattan Institute shows there’s plenty of good news for school-leavers and that extra preferences,...

Dominion

Dominion University To Begin Operation October

Academic activities at the Dominion University, Ibadan, will begin in October 2019. This was; made known by the founder of the university; and presiding Bishop of Victory International Church; Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, while speaking with Tribune Online in Ibadan Adelakun, while reacting to the approval of Dominion University; by the Federal...

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DEBATE: Government to cut the number of university courses

Gillian Keegan MP, parliamentary private secretary to the Treasury and co-author of the foreword to the Onward report, says YES. The government should cut the number of low-value university places and steer people towards better options. Analysis of government data by the think tank Onward finds that going to university...

Croatia

Studying In Croatia Has Impacted My Professional Journey

When it comes to RIT Croatia, a global campus of a prominent US university, Rochester Institute of Technology, there are currently over 2,000 alumni around the world, working hard in a variety of different industries. Studying, living and enjoying what Croatia has to offer We caught up with 3 alumni...

Islamic University

Islamic University College, Ghana admits 350 fresh students

The Islamic University College, Ghana (IUCG) has offered admission to 350 students made up of 160 females and 190 males – representing 41 per cent and 59 per cent respectively. The students will be pursuing programmes in Communication, Business Administration, Religious Studies and the newly introduced diploma and degree courses...

Admission Requirements

Reaction To Lowering Of University Admission Requirements

Universities in the Western Cape province have shown mixed reaction to the amended minimum admission requirements for entry into bachelor’s degree programmes, which includes a 30% pass in language. Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor made the changes after consulting the Council on Higher Education, and it applies to...

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Why Do Straight-As Student Miss Out On University Places

When a student with excellent exam results fails to get the place at university they had hoped for, the sense of disappointment – even grievance or anger – can be real. Newspapers have revealed correspondence to the government from parents who were angry their youngsters did not get in to...

Admission Letter

Travel Consultant Issues Fake Canadian Admission Letter

The police have nabbed a travel consultant, Babatunde Gbadamosi, for allegedly forging and issuing fake Canadian admission letter to prospective students. It was; gathered that Flymate Nigeria Limited approached Gbadamosi to help secure admission; to the University of Regina in Canada for the prospective students. Our correspondent learnt that the...

Remedial

Why REMEDIAL & IJMB Programmes Was Established

The Federal University, Dutse (FUD) says the establishment of Remedial; and Interim Joint Matriculation Programmes, Kano campus, is to cater for candidates from Jigawa; Kano, Katsina and neighbouring states. The Registrar of the University, Mr Bukar Usman,who made the clarification in a statement in Dutse added that the move was...

Outstation

Benefits Of Joining An Outstation University

College days are; considered as some of the best and most crucial days of one’s life. While making the transition from school to college is; eagerly anticipated by some, others look at it with unease. This transition, in many cases, includes students who have to shift their base to study...

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University To Replace Absentee Students

A Yangon University committee is; set to replace some 500 students who passed entrance examinations; for the university but failed to enroll for 2018-2019 academic year, a university official confirmed. “However, the final decision to replace them is not finished yet. It will be; decided by the Yangon University Education...

Changes

Changes To University Admission For Polytechnic Graduate

The Ministry of Education is introducing more changes to the university admission scoring system, which will come into effect in 2020. The changes will see the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University dropping the 20 per cent weightage given to O-level results for polytechnic graduate applicants. Polytechnic graduates...

Medical University

Tokyo Medical University to Accept Applicants Rejected

Tokyo Medical University on Wednesday announced measures to rectify the situation for applicants who were; rejected in 2017 and 2018 due to a rigged admissions process. A total of 101 students, many of them women, will be; allowed to attend classes from the start of the next school year if...

Latin America

What to Know About Earning a Degree in Latin America

Latin America universities can offer international students an affordable education and cultural immersion. When Mason Taylor spent a semester abroad in Chile – while an undergrad at the University of Oklahoma – he says he fell in love with the country. So much so that after he graduated he returned...

Nigerian Universities

5 Most Underrated Courses in Nigerian Universities

Here are five courses admission seekers don’t want to study in Nigerian Universities. The desire to study a lucrative course and earn big after graduation is one of the factors that determine admission seekers choice of course in tertiary institutions. This has made some courses in Nigerian Universities to be...

UI

Applications Are On The Rise At UI, USA Reports

According to an article published by USA Today, the UI is number 88 of 100 U.S. schools where “applications are; on the rise.” The study assessed each institution’s five-year increase in applications, total undergraduate enrollment, costs, and more. Although the UI has seen a five-year increase of 50.5 percent in...

CANDIDATES

JAMB OFFERS ADMISSION TO 200,000 CANDIDATES

200,000 Jamb candidates have been; offered admission into tertiary institutions, for the 2018/2019 academic session – Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), ;said that the admission took effect after the board’s policy meeting in June in Gbongan;, Osun. – JAMB also urged candidates to go on their site and check...

Results

Improvement On Our Results Sign Of Our Reforms, NECO

Improvement in the results released recently by the National Examination Council has shown that ongoing reforms embarked upon by the council are beginning to yield results, its Acting Registrar, Mr Abubakar Gana, has disclosed. Gana stated that the result of the NECO examinations of 2017 especially Mathematics and English language...