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Wildlife

University of Queensland Work To Protect Campus Wildlife

The University of Queensland is working to protect wildlife on its 114 hectare St Lucia campus with a campaign to remove pest animals. Senior Supervisor Grounds Shane Biddle said the campus was a haven for wildlife that delighted students and staff, photographers, picnickers, and visitors from around the globe. 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...

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...

Wearing

Crisis Over Wearing of Hijab at University of Ibadan School

The crisis over the wearing of hijab by female Muslim students of the University of Ibadan International School (ISI) worsened yesterday as the Muslim Parents Forum insisted on enforcing the wearing of hijab in deference to the decision of the school’s management. The Board of Governors of the 55-year-old school...

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...

Kayode

Kayode – Universities Under Buhari Professors Earn More

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Monday criticised the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike. According to him, tertiary institutions in the country had fared better under President Muhammadu Buhari. Kayode Fayemi said this in Paris at the end of the President’s interactive...

League

Bet9ja Football League Debut In Enugu

The maiden edition of Bet9ja Football League in Enugu State on Monday kicked off at the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus (UNEC) temporary stadium. The league is organised in collaboration with the Enugu State Football Association in four different venues in the state. UNEC hosts Group A with Group B...

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...

Fraternities

University Fraternities Roll Out Hard Alcohol Ban

Because the ban is new, fraternities are still figuring out how to enforce it. Fraternities at the University of Minnesota are still figuring out how to implement a hard-alcohol ban that just went into effect. The North American Interfraternity Conference’s ban, announced in August, was in response to recent hazing...

safetyapp

University of Tennessee Introduces New Campus Safety App

A new smartphone safety app will help students, faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee to report safety concerns to campus officials with just a few taps. The university, in partnership with LiveSafe, introduced the new app to the university last week. The safety app connects individuals to a...

park

Park University, Collaborating on New Plays and Musicals

Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse is collaborating with the entertainment production company RWS Entertainment Group to identify and put on new theatrical productions. The shows will debut in the university’s new; 90,411-square-foot, state-of-the-art teaching and entertainment center, with the hopes that these plays; and musicals will eventually make their way...

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...

Gunmen

Gunmen Kill 100 Level University Student In Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be cultists last night killed 100 level student of the Bayelsa state Niger Delta University (NDU) located in Ammassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state, Miss Seiyefa Fred, during an attempts to snatch her mobile phone. The teenage Miss Seiyefa Fred, was; shot dead around...

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...

Fergusson

University Of Richmond Honors Fergusson, First Graduate

Mark Scureman walked into his room at West Point for the first time in 1962 and thought his roommate looked like a nerd. He encountered Robert C.L. Fergusson, a 6-foot-4-inch student with glasses and a “goofy smile.” “He just looked like a geek,” Scureman recalled 56 years later. “He didn’t...

Clashes

Two Benue University Students Killed In Cult Clashes

Two students of Benue State University were; reported killed during a rival cult groups’ clashes in Makurdi, the state capital. The first incident, according to a witness, happened on Tuesday around High Level in Makurdi where a 300 level student of the university was; said to have been shot dead...

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...

Victory

Union Claims ‘Victory’ In University Of Bradford Jobs Row

A union is claiming victory in a row over 250 planned job cuts at the University of Bradford after four days of strike action. Unison said there had been a climb-down in the number of proposed redundancies affecting administration and support workers at the university. About 50 of its members...

Replace

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...