Tagged: Institutions

employability

China Leads Asia Rise in Global Employability Ranking 2018

The Global University Employability Ranking, designed by a French HR consultancy Emerging and published by Times Higher Education (THE), has listed the top 150 institutions for employability. 7,000 major employers around the world voted for institutions both in their country and around the world. Top 10 Universities Harvard University (The...

NUGA

Unilag Sets Up Organising Committee For 26th Nuga Games

The first official activity to kick-start the preparation for the 2019 Nigerian University Games Association NUGA; Games holds today, as the management of University of Lagos (UNILAG) signs a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the sports fiesta. UNILAG was; announced as the host of the 26th edition of the championship...

Mental

ECU Holds Mental Health Symposium On Campus

ECU hosted an event Wednesday to bring awareness to mental health on college campuses. Fresh Check Day was; aimed to be an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event. The event was; held this afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside the recreation center on ECU’s campus. It...

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...

millions

Ever Wondered Why University V-Chancellor Earn Millions.

Many v-chancellor in South Africa’s universities are reportedly earning in excess of millions per annum while students protest to see fees scrapped. The Sunday Times, over the weekend, published a breakdown of what university bosses earn a year. CEO of Universities SA Professor Ahmed Bawa says there is a huge...

Vande

UAM Tillers’ Vande Targets World University Games Gold

After guiding her team to the title of the maiden Higher Institutions Football League, Priscillia Mlumun Vande said her target is to win the World Universities Games gold. Vande, the only female coach among the 18 Universities that participated in HIFL contest, led her team to victory over much fancied...

SAFETY

STUDENT DISCUSS CAMPUS SAFETY

Every day, many students walk on campus thinking all students on campus are safe, and the police on campus will keep the students protected at all times. Students can just hope anyone with a concealed weapon on them is; mentally stable, especially those who are living on campus, specifically in...

We give books because of rumour of monkey pox – Army

Nigerian army has donated 9000 note books to primary schools in Delta state as part of the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile III flagged off last week in the Niger Delta region. Presenting the exercise books to two schools in Sapele local government area, Commander Sector I, Operation Delta Safe, Colonel...

strikes

THE ASUU STRIKES AND IT’S MORASS

FOR the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and other unions in the Nigerian tertiary education system, strikes have become almost annual rituals and culture since the end of the 1970s. Everybody who has gone through our public-funded university system suffered varying degrees of academic disruptions that negatively affected life...

Okebukola

Okebukola – 60% Undergraduates Projects Are Plagiarised

Okebukola raised an alarm that over 60% of projects report of Nigeria undergraduates are; plagiarised. Nigerian Tribune reports that the university don said this at the first Kwara State University (KWASU) Education Lecture at Malete on Thursday, November 8. He said that the rate of plagiarism as a form of...

Durotoye

Fela Durotoye – Why Nigerian Leaders Don’t Value Education

The presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Fela Durotoye, has said Nigerian leaders do not value the nation’s education sector because they (leaders) lack ‘qualitative’ education. Mr Durotoye made this known at an annual leadership and entrepreneurs’ conference organised by the students of the Department of Economics,...

Income

High Graduate Income: Is That All University Is About?

The link between educational attainment and income has long been known. Now Australians have more information about what graduates earn from different universities and courses. A recent report shows graduates from NSW universities generally have the highest median income. Unsurprisingly, so do graduates from dentistry and medicine courses. It’s tempting...

Traditional Medicine

UNIZIK to Partner China in Traditional Medicine Production

NNAMDI Azikiwe University, Awka and Hunam University of Chinese Medicine, China, are to collaborate in the processing and production of traditional medicine. Chief physician of Hunam University, Professor Junwen Wang, who led the Chinese team, explained that under the programme, Chinese traditional medicine that had lasted 2000 years, would be...

Academic Activities

ASUU Strike Paralyses Academic Activities UI, FUTO, LASU

AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, began its strike, yesterday, academic activities at the University of Ibadan, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH and Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO were totally paralysed. Meanwhile, students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, were; thrown into dilemma following a...

vacate

ASUU OAU Tells Students To Vacate Campus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Chapter has told students of the institution vacate the campus and return to their homes as a result of the indefinite strike declared by the union. At its congress yesterday, the Chairman of ASUU OAU branch, Dr Adeola Oyebisi...

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...

NAUS

NAUS – Stop Deceiving Us With Free Education Promise

NAUS Deputy Secretary General, Isioma Ogochukwu, gave the warning while delivering a lecture entitled: “If Education Cannot Be Free, It Should Be Affordable,” at a Student Leaders’ Symposium held in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The National Association of University Students, NAUS warned politicians, especially governors and governorship aspirants in...

World Bank

World Bank – Use $611m UBE Fund Well or Make Refund

Nigeria may have to utilise the $611 million Universal Basic Education (UBE) fund provided by the World Bank for the assigned projects across the country or refund the money. The World Bank gave the warning yesterday, insisting that if the money is; not used judiciously to achieve the set objectives,...

UNICEF

Only 45% of girls in northern Nigeria attend school – UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF has expressed concern over the increasing out-of-school population in Nigeria, stating that only 45 per cent of girls in northern Nigeria are enrolled in schools. UNICEF said that poverty, early marriage and cultural beliefs were some of the factors that worsened the...

Edufirst

Edufirst Campaign to Reposition Education in Nigeria

Edufirst, an education technology (Edutech) company, has launched a campaign it hopes will help reposition and revolutionalise education in Nigeria, with more focus on technology adoption in education to address the poor standards of education, leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The key aim of the campaign is to reinforce...

condoms

Students Distribute Free Condoms On Campus

UD students have the most sex on Thursday nights, according to sophomore political science major Claudia Jackert. They tape an envelope to their door filled with 15 to 20 condoms accompanied by a sign that reads “take some.” On Thursdays, Jackert refills it three to four times, which is more...

Public Hearing

Senate Holds Public Hearing On 5 Educational Bills

A bill seeking the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic in Daura, Katsina State, was one of five that came under public hearing at the Senate on Tuesday. Newsmen report that Daura is the country home of President Muhammadu Buhari. When approved the proposed Federal Polytechnic, Daura, would be the first...

Sterling

Sterling Bank, 1MT Collaborate To Train Teachers

Sterling Bank Plc and 1 Million Teachers, a Canadian educational technology start-up, have signed a partnership agreement to kick off a training programme for teachers in Nigeria. According to a statement, the agreement also included the adoption of the learning curriculum by the bank. It stated that 1MT recently signed...

Delegates

200 Delegates Storm India for Education Summit

No fewer than 200 delegates from over 70 countries in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia are gathering in New Delhi for the 14th edition of higher education summit towards improving the university for the future. Dr Saravana Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource...