Tagged: universities

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

NNPC/TOTAL MASTERS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

TOTAL, in partnership with NNPC/ TOTAL MASTERS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP and its corporate partners, selects and sponsors young Nigerian scholars for Masters Degree programs in Arts, Management Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering and Geosciences (Oil & Gas related) in top universities in France. The award is full board.     Suitably qualified...

National Universities

FUOYE to host 1st National Universities Commission

All is; set for the maiden edition of 2019 1st Quarter National Universities Commission Parastatal Servicom Committee meeting to be hosted by the Federal University, Oye in Ekiti state. Chris Mayaki, Director in the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kayode Soremekun, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency...

internships

SOEs offer certified internships to 9,000 university students

A certified internships program is being offered to 9,000 university students to provide them with first-hand job experience. State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno said on Wednesday the six-month internships program was designed to prepare students to be competitive in the job market. “The program is included in the SKS...

addressing

No university policies addressing sexual abuse

The United States embassy Abuja honoured Women’s History Month, with a call on ending sexual harassment in educational institutions, addressing the rampant trend with a panel discussion and a film screening of ‘The Hunting Ground’ examining the root of sexual harassment, the complicit roles of the institutions and the effect...

hearing

Over 8.5m Nigerians Have Hearing Problem – WHO

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday; said unless appropriate action is; taken to curb the increasing cases of hearing loss; 630 million people will have problem by 2030 in the world; while the problem will increase to 900 million by 2050. It said that already, the...

Goal

Goal announces partnership with HIFL

Goal Nigeria is proud to announce to have reached an agreement; with the Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL) as online media partner. The agreement will see Goal, a subsidiary of DAZN promote the 2019 edition across its digital platforms with weekly editorials, features, news and player profiles. Goal will in...

reading

TETFund boss laments dwindling reading, publishing culture

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has decried the dwindling reading and publishing culture in Nigeria. Bogoro spoke on Thursday at the University of Calabar in Cross River State during the commissioning of a N330m ultra-modern Academic Publishing Centre in the institution. He said, “It...

illness

Levels of distress and illness among students alarmingly high

A poll of almost 38,000 UK students suggests rates of psychological distress and illness are on the rise in universities, with “alarmingly high” levels of anxiety, loneliness, substance misuse and thoughts of self-harm. Researchers say the report, seen exclusively by the Guardian, is; the largest mental health survey ever conducted...

developers

ForLoop: Continent’s Largest Community for Developers

It’s 2015 and Ridwan Olalere is the Engineering Manager at Hotels.ng and finding local developers has been quite a task. Developer communities are still a relatively new concept and foreign-based communities like GitHub are not yet popular. Akinola Falomo’s DevCenter, launched in 2014, is still in its infancy with a...

unemployment

Varsity repositions to tackle unemployment

Worried by the increased cases of unemployment confronting our graduates, Bowen University, Iwo has prioritized entrepreneurial and market-driven programmes in the institution. The Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences of the university; Prof Matthew Olaogun who; disclosed this said the era of unemployment for graduates is; over and...

Teacher Education

How To Boost Teacher Education In Nigeria

The immediate past deputy vice chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Nike Sidiqat Ijaiya, has called on the Federal Government to evolve an ICT-driven policy framework for colleges and faculties of education in Nigeria for the enhancement of teacher education. Professor Ijaiya who made this call...

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...

mental illness

6 out of 10 Nigerian women have mental illness – Psychiatrist

A university lecturer ‎ Dr Auwal Sani Salihu, has said six out of 10 women are suffering from mental illness while four out of 10 men also suffer from the same illnesses in Nigeria. Dr Auwal, said this in Kaduna at a workshop on mental illness organised by the Federal...

GLO PARTNERS HUAWEI

GLO PARTNERS HUAWEI TO EMPOWER 30 INSTITUTION

With the rise in broadband penetration in Nigeria, Glo partners Huawei to enpower students it is without doubt that internet data services make up; a huge part of creating ease in daily life and activities. A lot can be; done online now – academic and corporate research, booking cabs, movie...

NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

4 REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

There are several reasons why Nigerian Students should vote for the 2019 Presidential elections and the turnout of of youths will decide who leads Nigeria and how the Future of millions of people will be in the future. REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE 1  FOR A GOOD LEADER Good...

Staff Union

Academic Staff Union – Why we called off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has, Thursday, suspended the over three months-old strike it embarked upon since Sunday, 4th November, 2018. The union suspended the strike after a memorandum of Action, MoA, it reached with the Federal government towards the revitalisation of public universities. The Academic Staff Union...

productivity

Productivity Apps For University Students 2019

Here are five mobile and web-based apps that can help boost your academic productivity and keep you well organised every semester. Undergraduates are; often faced with the challenge of managing stress that comes with attending lectures; assignments deadlines, projects, examinations and even their social life. This productivity apps will help...

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...

celeb

These Korean celeb had their university degrees cancelled

After celeb Cnblue’s Jung Yonghwa was; suspected to have received preferential treatment for his admission into a Master’s programme at Kyunghee University, the Ministry of Education started looking into other universities who might have pulled the same stunt. According to My Daily, a meeting was; held to discuss whether preferential...

sex work

Students taking up sex work is more common than you’d think

More university students are using sex work to supplement their income and stay afloat when times are tough If you’re getting ready to study this year and searching for a part-time job to supplement your schooling, you’re not alone. And if you’re getting ready to study and considering taking up...

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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,...

number

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...

parties

Elections: Parties push students to secure votes in university

University campuses will become the battleground for political parties in this year’s general election and with thousands more eligible university entrants, the push for their votes will grow stronger. The country’s big three parties,  ANC, DA and EFF – have commandeered their youth wings to hit the ground running in...

studying chemistry

THE IMPACT OF STUDYING CHEMISTRY

What is the impact of studying chemistry, and why would you want to learn about it? Chemistry is the study of matter and its interactions with other matter and energy. Here’s a look at the importance of chemistry and why you should study it. Chemistry has a reputation; for being...