Tagged: Vice Chancellor

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...

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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...

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...

Lagos State University

Lagos State University Programmes Accreditation Ongoing

The Lagos State University (LASU) on Friday says it has submitted about 70 of its programmes for accreditation by the National University Commission (NUC). Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor of the university, represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics), Prof. OAK Noah, said this at the matriculation of new students for the...

Anchor University

Anchor University Introduces 14 Degree Programmes

In less than 18 months of academic activities, the management of Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos, has introduced 14 degree courses for its undergraduate programme. The vice chancellor, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, told journalists yesterday in Lagos that the programmes were in line with the school’s determination to deepen its heritage and...

Interference

University Decries ‘Political Interference’ Blocked $4m Grants

The Australian Catholic University has joined peak university bodies expressing dismay at the former education minister Simon Birmingham’s “political interference” in blocking $4m of grants. On Thursday Senate estimates revealed that Birmingham had blocked 11 grants in the humanities approved by the Australian Research Council. Birmingham and the new education...

Partake

4,539 Graduands to Partake in UNIUYO 2018 Convocation

The University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State has announced that a total number of 4,539 graduands would partake in the 24th convocation of the institution. The event is slated for November 3, 2018. It added that 32 out of the number of the undergraduates bagged first class degrees. The...

OPSH

VC Seeks OPSH Aid to Stop Open Grazing in UNIJOS

Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Sabastine Maimako, has called on the Operation Safe Haven, OPSH to assist the university stop open grazing on its campus. In a statement signed by the Principal Assistance Registrar (Information and Publications) of the institution, Abdullahi Abdullahi, the VC said that...

Vice-Chancellors

Universities Shouldn’t be Comfortable: Vice-Chancellors

The leader of South Africa’s University of the Free State and Sussex’s vice-chancellors on why freedom of speech matters. Free speech on campus never seems to be out of the headlines. This autumn the government is due to publish new guidelines for universities and students, following universities minister Sam Gyimah’s...

businesses

Teaching Students to Start Businesses on Campus

Entrepreneurship is becoming more desirable. Schools are teaching students to start their businesses on campus and graduate to become self-employed, DANIEL ESSIET reports. Some universities tend to be; dedicated to lofty ideals such as the advancement of literature, science and art. These days, they seem just as dedicated to the...

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...

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VC UNVEILED NEED FOR RADIO STATION

Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, has unveiled its new radio station. The name of the station is 104.7 AE-FUNAI FM. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba said that the radio station was; established to groom students, With the practical experience to make impact on the global economy on...

Niger delta

Niger delta University flood suspends academic activities

The management of Niger Delta University has suspended academic activities in the university, Due to the impact of flood within the campus. A notice released by the management of Niger Delta University stated that the suspension of academic activities due to flood will take effect from October 3rd 2018. Read...

Chinhoyi University

Chinhoyi University of Technology 14th Graduation

President Mnangagwa is; tomorrow expected to officiate at the Chinhoyi University of Technology 14th Graduation Ceremony. Chinhoyi University of Technology was the first university where President Mnangagwa officiated at a graduation ceremony soon after assuming the country’s leadership after Operation Restore Legacy in November last year. In a statement ahead...

Investors

University Of Ghana Makes An Appeal To Private Investors

STUDENT ACCOMMODATION: University of Ghana appeals to private investors to build additional accommodation for students. The overflow of student yearly has lead to lack of sufficient accommodation in the institution. The University management makes an appeal to the private sectors and investors to assist in building more accommodation space for...

University Fees

ASUU Rejects Proposed Hiking Of University Fees

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of university fees for students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure about University Fees at a...

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Former SUG President Ruffle After Inflammatory Speech

The Former SUG President was; ruffle immediately after he left the inauguration/swearing in of the incumbent government following his speech which was; against the student and the university community. It all start when the out going president came in to the inauguration hall with his entourage wearing a cap that...

POLYURETHANE

VC COMMISSIONED POLYURETHANE POLYTECHNIC

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS received the Honorable Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Christopher Ogbonnaiya Onu, FAEng in his office ahead of the Commissioning and Handing Over of the Polyurethane Laboratory donated to Central Research Laboratory by Vitafoam today, Monday, September 24· #EarlierToday The Vice Chancellor,...

INAUGURATION

UNIUYO SUG INAUGURATION DATE FIXED.

University Of Uyo specially invite the student and the public to the Inauguration of the newly elected executives of the student Union Government (SUG], Of the University Of Uyo, Uyo. Date; 25th September, 2018 Venue; Onyeama Ogochukwu Hall, Town Campus, University of Uyo. Time; 10am prompt. The University Of Uyo...

Additional

NUC Approves 23 Additional Courses UNIOSUN

The Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional 23 undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Osun State University, UNIOSUN, Osogbo. According to the letter of approval from the NUC Executive Secretary Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the new courses include nine undergraduate programmes, eight Masters degree and six Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes....

FACEBOOK

UNN BRINGS FACEBOOK STAKEHOLDERS TO CAMPUS

University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) went agog with activities as it recently, welcomed a team from the global giant Facebook. The Public Policy Director for Facebook Africa, Ebele Okobi led the team who visited Roar Nigeria Hub for a stakeholder’s round table. The visitors were first received by the Vice...

American

American University of Nigeria Inducts & Recruit Lecturers

American University of Nigeria, AUN inducted about 200 fresh students into its various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes while showcasing nine academics it recruited to expand its faculty. Speaking at the Pledge Ceremony in Yola, Adamawa state, American University of Nigeria President, Dawn Dekle urged the fresh students not to be...

Chicken

FUNAAB DEVELOPS INDIGENOUS CHICKEN

Authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has developed what it called first improved indigenous chicken breed called the ‘FUNAAB Alpha.’ The Vice-chancellor of the institution, Prof. Kolawole Salako, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists about the breakthrough and the presentation of certificate of ‘FUNAAB Alpha’ by the...

SEXUAL

Disgrace Lecturers Involve in Sexual Harassment

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has charged Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities to publish the names of lecturers found wanting over allegations of sexual harassment of their students. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, gave this charge at the Redeemer’s University in Ede, Osun, on Monday. He said this...