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APPLY: University of Melbourne Dorcas McClean 2025 Scholarship

The University of Melbourne has announced the 2025 Dorcas McClean Scholarship, offering up to $40,000 to support candidates seeking admission to an approved institution. This scholarship aims to assist young violinists aged 17 to 25 who have been residents of Australia for at least two years before the competition date. Benefits: The scholarship winner will […]

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APPLY: Lagos State 2024 Graduate Internship Placement Programme

Lagos State has announced the opening of applications for the 2024 Graduate Internship Placement Programme (GIPP). This paid internship aims to provide fresh graduates with an opportunity to begin their careers while acquiring critical soft and hard skills, behavioral competencies, and emotional intelligence. Benefits: Participants in the GIPP will benefit from a comprehensive package that

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Federal Minister of education inaugurates new governing councils for federal tertiary institutions

The Honourable Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, OON, SAN, formally inaugurated the newly re-constituted Governing Councils of Federal Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education. The event, held at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja, marks a pivotal step in the Federal Government’s efforts to enhance the governance and quality of tertiary

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LAWMA Academy launches July internship, empowers youth for cleaner Lagos

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has commenced its July internship program, focusing on educating new graduate interns about effective waste management. The initiative aims to foster environmental stewardship among the younger generation, a crucial step as Lagos battles a cholera outbreak. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, Managing Director and CEO of LAWMA, highlighted the significance of involving

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UNIBEN students protesting poor electricity barricade Benin-Ore highway

Students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) have took to the streets on Wednesday, blocking the busy Benin-Ore Highway to protest weeks of power outage on their campus. Our correspondent gathered that the university was thrown into darkness following its inability to reach an agreement with the Benin Electricity Distribution Company over perceived contentious electricity

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NUC approves 11 courses for Kogi varsity

The National Universities Commission has given full accreditation for all the take-off academic programmes of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, Kogi State. A statement signed by Registrar of CUSTECH, Olufunke Hudson which was obtained by Edugist said the full accreditation status highlights the university’s dedication to upholding excellence. According to the statement, the

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UNIUYO first-class Mathematics graduate, Victoria, celebrates on X

Victoria Idobo, a graduate from the University of Uyo, has taken to social media to celebrate her exceptional academic success. On her X handle, the young scholar shared her joy and gratitude, announcing her accomplishment with pride, “It’s now official! B.Sc in Mathematics with First Class Honours! I am particularly excited to have set and

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Youth celebrate Delta poly rector for transformative leadership, infrastructural milestones

The Rector of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi Uku, Professor Emmanuel Achuenu, has been honoured with the prestigious Niger Delta Youth Council Merit Award. This accolade, bestowed by the umbrella body representing youths from the nine oil-bearing states, underscores Prof. Achuenu’s unwavering commitment to innovation, development, and fostering a collaborative environment within the institution. The award

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Skyrocketing visa fees push international students to seek alternatives beyond Australian shores

In an unexpected move that has sent shockwaves through the international student community, the Australian Government has significantly increased student visa application fees, causing many prospective and current students to reconsider their educational plans. From July 1, the fee for an international student visa application more than doubled from $710 to $1,600. The government asserts

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Suspected cultists kill Ogun varsity final year student

A final year student of History and Diplomatic Studies at the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, was reportedly killed on the campus premises by suspected cultists on Wednesday. Edugist gathered from a student who spoke on condition of anonymity that the victim, identified as Olaoye Fabiyi, was reportedly dragged out of

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Peter Obi laments Nigeria’s omission from Harvard programme

Labour Party (LP) chieftain Peter Obi has publicly expressed his dismay over Nigeria’s exclusion from the highly esteemed Harvard Business School (HBS) class of 2025 programme. Obi contends that this omission starkly highlights the deteriorating global image of the nation. On Wednesday, Obi issued a poignant statement underscoring the gravity of this exclusion. “Nigeria’s negative

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