Tagged: University

health information

HEALTH INFORMATION WARNS STUDENTS ON VICES

A total of 945 matriculating students of the Health Information Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba have been; urged to remain focused and stay away from vices that; can make them a public nuisance. Giving the charge during the matriculation ceremony for the 2018/2019 Academic Session...

jamb sets

JAMB SETS FOR 2019 UTME DATE FIXED

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB sets on Monday said that; it is fully prepared for; the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board made this; known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...

classmate

CLASSMATE STABBED TEACHER AND FRIEND DEATH

A 15-year-old Belarusian on Monday stabbed his teacher and a classmate to death while seriously injuring two others, authorities said, in a rare school attack in the ex-Soviet nation. Classmate stab The teenager arrived at school before; the first lesson and stabbed his history teacher in the neck, fatally injuring...

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....

Kano University

Fire Razes Hostel At Kano University

A fire outbreak has razed Dangote female hostel at Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil campus. The outbreak was; attributed to electrical fault, a statement from the university, signed by the Deputy Head of Information, Publications; and Public Relations Unit of the University, Malam Abdullahi Datti Abdullahi, revealed. The...

Spotted

MAN SPOTTED IN GIRLS HOSTEL IN KOGI VARSITY

A young man was spotted; allegedly nabbed by the police yesterday after he was  in a female hostel at the Kogi State University. It was reported that the suspect was; at the verge of stealing from the students in the hostel when an alarm was raised. However, some students claimed...

Williams

Williams: Search for missing University of Reading student

Daniel Williams, 19, was; last seen in a student union bar at the University of Reading’s Whiteknights campus in the early hours of Thursday. He was; reported missing after he failed to return to his student accommodation. Thames Valley Police said officers, volunteers and Berkshire Lowland Search & Rescue had...

media hub

Nigerian Student Launches Media Hub On Campus

A student journalist, Adejumo Kabir, has launched a media hub for training of campus journalists. According to Kabir, the initiative, ‘CampusPress Hub’, aims to oversee the training of students who have passion for journalism. Speaking on why it became necessary to embark on this media hub, he said: “We realise that...

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...

Non-Teaching

DELSU Non-Teaching Staff Issue Strike Warning

Due to unresolved welfare issues affecting the non-teaching staff of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the non-teaching staff union, have issued a 7-day ultimatum to the institution to meet its demands or face indefinite industrial strike action. The Joint Action Committee is; made...

Cannabis Education

University Creates Master’s Course for Cannabis Education

One university has established the first and only university-based program in the U.S. issuing certificates in cannabis education for health-care professionals. Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia created the Lambert Center for Cannabis Education and Hemp to instruct healthcare providers, researchers and industry professionals about the health benefits and risks of...

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....

innovative country

INDIA RANKED 54TH WORLD INNOVATIVE COUNTRY

South Korea retained the global crown in the 2019 Bloomberg Innovative country Index, though improvements by Germany in research and education brought Europe’s largest economy to near-parity in the annual ranking. The U.S. moved up to eighth place, a year after; cracks in education scores pushed it out of the...

World’s Oldest Periodic Table Found In University Lab – Pics

A periodic table uncovered during a laboratory clear-out is; believed to be the oldest in the world. The teaching chart dating from around 1885 was; discovered in the chemistry department at St Andrews University. Work has been; undertaken to authenticate and preserve the large, fragile chart after it was; found...

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...

Michigan State University

Michigan State University Head John Engler Resigns

The interim president of Michigan State University has resigned after he said victims of a major sex abuse scandal were “enjoying” the attention. John Engler, who was; appointed a year ago, said gymnasts who were; abused by ex-team doctor Larry Nassar were; “hanging on” to the scandal. He made the...

University switches off social media to help student well-being

A university is switching off all its social media channels for a few days as an example to encourage its students to try their own “digital detox”. De Montfort University, in Leicester, wants to highlight how; “unrestrained social media use” can be harmful to the mental health of young people....

Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar University Overturns Expulsion of Student Over Hug

Al-Azhar university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman; and then hugging her, in what...

law and medicine

SEE A LADY WHO STUDIED LAW AND MEDICINE

A Nigerian lady who studied law and medicine shares on twitter, @zynnnie, has; won the hearts of many after she revealed that; she is currently training as a cardiologist after she bagged a degree in law. Many Nigerians are; applauding her for doing what many think is unthinkiable which is...

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION COMPANY PACKS AWARDS

Learna Ltd, a healthcare education company based at Cardiff Medicentre, has; won a Silver Award in the flagship competition for the educational sector. The Learning Technology Awards, which took place in London, saw Learna fight off stiff competition in its sector to come second to the multi-national online language training...

uaf

UAF: Faisalabad university to observe Feb 14 as ‘Sisters Day

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF), has announced to observe February 14 (Valentine Day) as ‘Sisters Day’ with an aim to promote eastern culture and Islamic traditions among the youth. According to an announcement made by the varsity’s Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa, “We are; enriched in our culture,...

grade

I Lost My Job Warning Varsity Bosses About Grade Inflation

When I raised concerns that students were; receiving good grade for low quality work, senior staff were hostile There’s a widespread view that the university system has become soft, and that the qualifications it offers have become easier to gain. Universities say that improved grade reflect an improvement in teaching...

Capsule

Varsity Discovers Time Capsule Containing Sports Equipment

A treasure trove of items including sporting relics, a bottle of Bell’s whisky, and old newspapers from 1969 have been discovered in a time capsule at a university sports pavilion. The capsule was discovered during £20 million redevelopment work at Stirling University’s Gannochy Sports Centre. Among the items inside were...

apology

Apology Rejected by Student Over University ‘Sex Listing’

A university student on Wednesday rejected an apology by a magazine over a report on how easy it was to coax female undergraduates into having sex after her online petition objecting to the article went viral. The weekly tabloid magazine, Spa!, caused outrage with an article in late December ranking...