Study in Switzerland in Europe on this fully funded Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships programme. This scholarship is open to foreign students (scholars) for study in Switzerland. The Scholarship program is aimed at young scholars from other countries to take up studies in universities in Switzerland.
Swiss Government Scholarships – what you should know Every year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to encourage international exchange and cooperation in research between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. beneficiaries are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
Scholarship program These scholarships are available for the following program
1. The research scholarship is available to post-graduate students in any course (who hold a minimum of a masters degree) who are having it in mind to come to Switzerland to further their studies or research at doctoral or post-doctoral level. Research scholarships are awarded for study or research at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and the two federal institutes of technology, The four institute or research are also not left out. Only participants selected by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be put into consideration.
2. Art scholarships is available to art students with the wish of pursuing an initial master’s degree in Switzerland. Art scholarships are awarded for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts. This scholarship is only made available to students from a limited number of countries.
Field of Study The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are open for all courses ( in any subject offered by the Swiss Universities)
Eligible Countries All countries are qualified for this scholarship. Follow the link below to check out the eligible countries.
Selection Applications are subject to preparatory selection by the relevant national authorities and/or the Swiss diplomatic representation. The Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS) will then assessed the short-listed applications, after which they take the final decision.
The FCS comprises of professors from all Swiss public universities. Academic and scientific excellence is a key factor in deciding the Scholarship awards .
Application Procedure The application processes are listed below. The due dates for the application vary from country to country. For more information on the scholarships and the application processes, please consult your Swiss diplomat office in your country.
Notice : The Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS recommends that members of the public to be on the look-out as fraudulent and scam offers are being distributed online and you are impelled to neglect these fraudulent offers and above all do not transfer or pay any money. The proccess for application for a Swiss government scholarship is free of charge.
The 2020/2021 clearance exercise for the UTME and Direct-Entry candidates who gained admission will begin on Monday 22nd February 2021. To guarantee that incoming candidates comply fully with the Covid-19 precautionary measures, the University has decided to robotize the clearance process as much as possible. This will make sure that incoming candidates do not gather in clusters as social distance rule must be observed, do not get stressed-out unneccessarily during the process. Therefore, the clearance process will be distributed across a number of points and in dual mode (online/physical).
Requirements and Procedure:
Login to your JAMB Central Admission Processing System (CAPS), accept the admission offer and print your letter of admission and result slip (colored printout only). Please note that the letter of admision will be authenticated.
Update your bio-data and other fields with required information in the University portal.
Deadline for accepting your admission on JAMB CAPS and payment of acceptance fee for the candidates admitted on merit is on the 15th of March, 2021. Implication: Candidates who refuse accept their offer and pay the acceptance fee before the above-mentioned date will have their admission reversed.
Proceed to your Faculty Conference Hall with the documents listed below with effect from Monday, February 22nd, 2021 for verification and clearance. Clearance schedules for the Departments will be published online later.
Acceptance Form. From IAUE Portal
Departmental Eligibility Form. From IAUE Portal
University Provisional Admission Letter. From IAUE Portal
Admission Status. From IAUE Portal
Acceptance Fee, Faculty/Departmental dues receipts. From IAUE Portal
Original JAMB Result Slip. From JAMB Website
Original JAMB Admission Letter. From JAMB Website
Registration for Screening Payment receipt From IAUE Portal
Letter of Attestation or Recommendation (addressed to the Registrar)
Age Declaration/Birth Certificate.
Local Government Identification Certificate.
Functional Email Address and Phone Number.
4 File Jackets (Student Files) obtainable at the University Bookshop.
4 Passport Photographs.
O’ Level Results (NECO, WASC)
NCE, OND, NABTEB Results (for DIRECT ENTRY Candidates ONLY)
Identity Card Clearance Form. From IAUE Portal
Bio-Data Printout. From IAUE Port
Candidates are expected to pay all fees online and advance to their Faculty Conference Hall for their physical and online clearance after acquiring all the documents needed for clearance as stated on page 2 of this document.
After a candidate has been cleared by the Admissions unit, the portal will automatically generate a Clearance Approval Notice of the Admissions Office for the candidate.
After a candidate has been cleared by the Faculty, the portal will also generate a Clearance Approval Notice for the candidate.
After completing the clearance processes, it will be required of the candidate to print all Clearance Approval Notices (Admissions, and Faculty) and put the same in the candidate’s file jackets before finally submitting to the Faculty Officer.
The candidate can now advance to online for payment of school fees.
This registration for the 2020/2021 admitted candidates is then complete.
Candidates who refuse to accept the admissiom offer can visit their profiles on JAMB CAPS and reject the admission.
Candidates of the Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education will have their clearance done at the Rumuolumeni Campus, at the Department of Home Economics, thereafter, they can advance to the Ndele Campus for their academic activities.
Most importantly, candidates must strictly comply to all the covid-19 protocols at the venues of the registration exercise and anywhere within the University premises.
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The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the number one African-funded and founded philanthropy in the business of empowering African entrepreneurs, is now accepting applications for the 2021 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
The Programme worth $100 million and for 10-years they have been committed to identifying, training, mentoring, and funding over 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The objective of the Programme is to generate at least 1,000,000 new jobs and create at least $10 billion in new business revenue across Africa. In its 7th year, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme has empowered over 9,000 entrepreneurs, using a purpose-built and healthy selection, training and implementation process to create visible and sustainable impact across all 54 African countries.
Eminent African entrepreneurs who owns and are running existing start-ups with good prospect towards growth and ambitious business owners with transformative ideas are invited to apply. We are particularly looking for more representation from French, Arabic and Portuguese speakers, not leaving out the female entrepreneurs.
Inspired by Tony Elumelu’s economic philosophy of Africapitalism and his vision to establish intstitutional luck and to make democratic opportunity for a new generation of African entrepreneurs, the Foundation has implemented one of the most ambitious entrepreneurship programmes globally.
This year’s action is to make of top priority, the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruption of economic activities by the ravaging COVID-19.
Eligibility for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme
The programme is open to every citizens and legal residents of any one of the 54 African countries. The proposed business must be registered and must be operational in Africa.
Applicants must be 18 years old and must not be seen as a minor in their resident country. There is no superior age limitation.
Applicants can be prominent African entrepreneurs who are currently running existing start-ups with good prospect towards growth and ambitious business owners with transformative ideas;
All businesses must be business ideas or an first-stage company, within the range of 0 to 3 years old.
Your application must be focused on ONE business only.
They are particularly looking for more representation from French, Arabic and Portuguese speakers, as well as female entrepreneurs.
The programme is not open to research institutions, faith-based organisations, value-adding trading companies, government contractors and businesses outside Africa. Businesses must not affect the environment, lives and property in an adverse manner. Business ideas must be for profit making and must be the original work of those making the submission.
Benefits of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme
You may be selected to join our current 9,631 beneficiaries across 54 African countries to receive:
$5,000 non-refundable seed capital
Global Networking Opportunities
How to Apply for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme
All applications must be submitted ONLINE through the APPLICATION PORTAL. An application form must be completed by you and you will answer a series of mandatory questions and upload additional documents and identify materials in order to complete application. After submitting the application, a confirmation email of receipt will be sent to you.
This article is to specially inform the general public most importantly the 2020 post-UTME Candidates of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka who have met the required cut-off mark for their respective courses but were not admitted as a result of quota and also those who did not meet the required cut-off that there are still chances of getting admitted in the underlisted programmes
Library & Information Science Mathematics Education Music Education
Physical and Health Education Physics Education
Political Science Education Religious Education
Social Science Education (Social Stud.) Technical Education
Early Childhood Education (Nursery and Primary Education)
Engineering Chemical Engineering
Management Science Accounting and Finance Banking & Finance Business Administration Marketing
Science Animal & Environmental Biology
Physics & Electronics Technology
Social Science Geography and Regional Planning
Note: To stand a chance of being admitted in any of the courses listed above, it is expected that candidates must have offered the underlisted subjects in JAMB as indicated against the Courses. Candidates must wait for a directive from the University before going to JAMB to change.
AGRICULTURE Agriculture/ Agric. Economics – English, Biology or Agric, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
Animal Science – English, Biology or Agric, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
Fisheries – English, Biology or Agric, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
Forestry & Wild Life – English, Biology or Agric, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
Soil Crop Science (Agronomy) – English, Biology or Agric, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
English & Literary Studies – English, Literature in English, an Art Subject and any other subject from Social Science.
Fine & Applied Arts – English and any other three subject from Arts and Social Sciences
French – English, one Arts subject and any other two from Arts and Social Science
History & Inter. Studies – English, History or Government and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences
Linguistics/Urhobo – English, one Arts subject and any other two from Arts and Social Science
Music – English and any other three subject from Arts and Social Sciences
Philosophy – English and any other three subject from Arts and Social Sciences
Religious Studies – English, Christian Religious Studies and any other two subjects from Arts and Social Sciences
Theatre Arts – English, Literature and any other two from Arts and Social Sciences
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE
Anatomy and Cell Biology – English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Medical Biochemistry – English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Pharmacology & Therapeutics – English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Physiology – English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Agric Education – English, Agric or Biology and any two subjects
Biology Education – English, Biology, Chemistry and one other Arts/Social Sciences/Science.
Business Education – English, Mathematics, Economics and any Art/Social Science/Science subject
Chemistry Education – English, Chemistry and any other two subject
Computer Education – English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Economics
Economics Education – English, Economics, two of Geography, Mathematics or Government
English Education – English, Literature in English and two relevant Arts/Social Sciences
Fine Art Education – English, Fine Art or Visual Arts, one Arts subject and one other subjects in Arts/Social Science
French Education – English, one Arts subject and any other two subject
Geography Education – English, Geography and two of Mathematics, Economics and Government
Guidance & Counselling – English and any other three subjects
Health Education – English and Biology/Health Science and any other two subjects.
History Education – English, History or Government and any Arts/Social Science/Science subjects
Home Economics – English, Biology and any other two subjects
Integrated Science – English, Chemistry, Biology and any other Science subject
Library & Information Science – English and any other three subject
Mathematics Education – English and Mathematics plus any other Science/Social Science subjects.
Music Education – English, Music or Literature and any other two Arts/Social Science/Science subjects
Physical and Health Education – English, Biology/Health Science and any other two subjects
Physics Education – English, Mathematics and any two other Arts/Social Science/Science subjects
Political Science Education – English, Government/History and any two other Arts/Social Science/Science subjects
Religious Education – English, CRS and any two of Arts or Social science.
Social Science Education (Social Stud.) – English and any three of Economics, Government, History, Geography,
Early Childhood Education (Nursery and Primary Education)
(NPE) – English Language and any other three subjects.
Technical Education – English Language, Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and any other Arts/Social Science/Science subjects.
Educational Management (Computer Science) – English Language, Physics, Mathematics and Economics
Educational Management (Economics) – English Language, Economics, Mathematics and any other Social Science subject
Educational Management (History & International Studies) – English Language, Government or History, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject
Educational Management (Political Science) – English Language, Government, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject
Chemical Engineering – English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Petroleum Engineering – English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Banking & Finance – English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject
Marketing – English, Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject
Over the years, UK has established itself and has remained a top destination for international students who desire exceptional qualifications from top notched, globally recognized institutions. According to the Higher Education Policy Institute (UK), in 2004-05 UK recorded over 218,000 non-EU students in the country.
The UK is a melting point of different cultures, languages, religions and people. As a result, its higher education institutions cater to different student population. From its big, bustling cities to tiny, quaint little seaside towns, small specialist colleges to metropolitan universities, the perfect setting for the kind of educational experience you are looking for are all available and you can find it all. No one is left out as everyone will find something special.
UK institutions offer a wide range of studying options and its students has more than 50,000 postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities to choose from. Degrees ranges from professional qualifications in business and sciences, to vocational courses in media and performing arts.
Student are allowed to pick from a wide variety of universities, from historic educational establishments to the most recent and modern institutions which co-exist to make studying in the UK a deeply enriching, vibrant and successful educational experience.
Things to benefit from studying in the UK
Academic Excellence: UK varsities provides first-class or you can say world-class qualifications in education through high-quality teaching and top-grade research facilities. Students has the opportunity to choose which institution fits their needs best by thoroughly observing the university ratings offered by a range of independent quality assessment bodies in the UK whose reports are available online for free.The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), for example, determines the quality of the educational services rendered within a university. Similarly, research standards are measured by the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and made public every 5 years
Value Money & Saving Time: Studying in the UK does not only mean having the opportunity to a high-quality education, but one which may be of more financial viablity. Most UK institutions provides foreign students with intensive-study fast track options to enable the completion of undergraduate study in two years, meanwhile many offer Masters programmes which are only one-year in duration. Also, if a student excels beyond measure in results at Bachelors level, they may be accepted on to a PhD program directly after graduating.
Student Life with International Tradition: Life of students in the UK provides a perfect and unique opportunity to live in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment. UK institutions have vibrant student unions which organise cultural and social events round the year. Foreign student offices are devoted to the welfare of international students and offer the necessary support and counsel on issues ranging from financial support, housing, visa issues and more. For business students, life in the UK can give unique insight into the workings of the EU.
Applying to UK The main intake offered by all institutions are in September / October, few institutions offer Jan / Feb intake also. The UK has a centralized system of application and the admission for undergraduate degrees, known as UCAS.
Admission list for Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH 2020/2021 academic session (National Diploma) has been released. In other words, the list is the first batch admission list of LASPOTECH’s National Diploma (ND).
Contained in it are the names of candidates who have been offered admission into the National Diploma(ND) programmes of the Polytechnic for 2020/2021 session.
Candidates who submitted applications for admission into LASPOTECH’s ND programmes for the session are now free to check their admission status.
Below are the following steps on how to do that:
visit the student portal “https://studentportal.laspotech.app/”
Enter your username and password in the space provided
click on Login button to view your LAPSOTECH admission status. In another means, you can also check your admission status on JAMB admission status portal. Candidates can also print their JAMB admission letter.
After checking, what next? If admission has been offered to you from LASPOTECH, it is your choice to accept or reject it. To accept or reject, go to the JAMB CAPS admission acceptance and rejection details page for more information.
For international students, Canada is one of the top destinations in the world . The population of foreign student in Canada has grown six-fold over the last two decades and the number has tripled over the last decade alone.
According to research by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), Canada is a popular choice among international students because of various factors such as the country’s strength of quality of education, multicultural environment, it’s reputation as a tolerant, safe and a non-discriminatory society. It is also home to some of the top-ranked universities in the world, and it also offers post-study work options and immigration opportunities.
In A recent announcement regarding Canada’s 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan it was revealed that the country aims at welcoming over 400,000 immigrants every year. So in other words the number of new permanent residents in Canada will further increase from 401,000 in 2021 to 411,000 and 421,000 in 2022 and 2023 respectively.
Another reason why international students should consider to schooling Canada is that the overall expenses are lesser compared to many other countries.
CBIE has also giving a report stating that some 60% of foreign students have shown their interest in becoming permanent residents of Canada after the completion of their higher education.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data suggests that 827,586 foreign students held valid study permits in Canada in 2019. Of these, 402,427 new study permits were issued (a 15% increase from 2018). In 2019, permanent residency were granted to 11,566 study permit holders
After the United States and Australia, which have an estimate of over 1.1 million and 700,000 foreign students respectively, Canada ranks third globally in terms of international student attraction with over 642,000 international students. For international students, the famous Canadian provinces for higher education are Quebec, British Columbia and Ontario. These provinces are home to most of the top-ranked universities in Canada. Some of the popular universities in Canada that consistently rank among the top 100 in the world includes
The University of Toronto
University of British Columbia
Université de Montréal
University of Alberta.
Reasons why you should study in canada
Canada attracts foreign students from various countries across the world. In other words, Canada is regarded as a superpower in education. The country offers a sound education system, the immigration is system open to everyone and the environment is very student-friendly. Some the major benefits you stand to gain while studying in Canada are as follows
Quality Education: Canadian top universities has the highest quality of education and living standards in the world. Canada has a high academic standard with intense quality controls. The degree earned from top Canadian universities are very much valuable in the labour market.
Affordable Education: In Canada, the cost of education and the cost of living is generally affordable. The tuition fee in most of the universities is low as compared to other countries. With a reasonable cost of education, one can easily access a quality education in universities.
Immigration Policies: The Canadian government permits international students to stay in Canada for up to three years after graduation, which is more than enough for a graduate to secure a good job and settle in Canada. It is very easy to obtain a permanent residence visa in Canada once you get employed.
Abundant Research Opportunities: Research is a very key components of the education system in Canada. There is a scope to pursue research in different fields in Canadian universities due to the availability of various scholarships schemes.
World-Class Language Education: Universities in Canada teach both French and English as the first and second language. It assists international students in gaining excellent command over the language so that they can find better employment opportunities.
Potential for Growth: As a foreign student in Canada, you will gain a lot of potentials to improve on yourself both personally and professionally. There are wide ranges of employment opportunities for graduates of Canadian universities.
Due to travel restrictions, Australian universities are offering discounts on tuition fee to international students who are taking complete online classes for 2021 academic term . the list of universities offering discount, rate of discount and scholarships are listed here:
As the travel restrictions lingers on for many international travellers in Australia as a result of the prevailing COVID 19 conditions, the Australian universities have decided to offer a certain discount to international students who are held bound in different parts of the world. This will bring a huge relief for international students taking complete online classes for the upcoming academic sessions.
Three major Australian universities have already announced discounts on international tuition fee for students who are still taking online classes in their home countries. They include
The University of Queensland, The University of Adelaide, and The University of Newcastle
Listed below are The discount rate offered by these universities
1. The University of Adelaide offers a 20% discount for New and Continuing International Students. 2. The University of Queensland offers 12.5% for International Students enrolled in full time or part-time course 3. The University of Newcastle offers 20% for New and Continuing International Students
Note: In order to be considered for the tuition discount mentioned above, the international student must be taking the complete class in online mode and must also be currently located at a place outside Australia.
As per the data from the Department of Education, Skills and Employment of January 2021, approximately 130,000 international students who are already enrolled at Australian universities are still stranded in other countries. For these students, the discount offered by universities will serve as a means of support and encouragement to take classes in online mode.
Option For Scholarship for International Students In Australia More to the discounted tuition fee, the University of Adelaide has also established a new international student scholarship for 2021 which will enable eligible students to receive a scholarship that will cover 15% to 30% discounts of the tuition fee.
Charles Sturt University is also offering a scholarship of 30% to international students who have faced major study setbacks due to travel restrictions.
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Sandwich Admission form for UNIZIK2020/2021 session
The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK) Sandwich programme offers various courses that leads to the award of Bachelors degree and an associate certificate in education during Easter and long vacation periods.
(1) DURATION OF THE DEGREE PROGRAMME: The Degree Programme comprises of:
UNIZIK Sandwich Admission form for 2020/2021 session a. Four (4) year duration b. Five (5) year duration, depending on one’s passing level in NCE, OND, HND, UNIZIK DIPLOMA, ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATE AND NABTEB A’ LEVEL. Plus credit level passes in important subjects in S.S.C.E., G.C.E., W.A.S.C., T.C.II or anything equivalent. Faculty/Departmental requirements must also be fully met.
(2) DURATION OF THE ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME (ACP) IN EDUCATION: The Associate Certificate Programme in Education is 2 Years in duration. After Successfully completing the programme, you will be provided with admission opportunities into the 4-Year Degree programme.
Admission Requirement: 5 Credit level passes. Credit in English and Mathematics is required. However, a pass in Maths is accepted for some courses.
In the following Departments, Courses will be offered in combination with Teaching Subjects:
i. ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION: i EARLY CHILDHOOD AND PRIMARY EDUCATION: iii. EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS: iv EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND POLICY: v GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING: vi HUMAN KINETICS AND HEALTH EDUCATION: vii SCIENCE EDUCATION: viii TECHNOLOGY AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION: P PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
• For Certificate sighting, Go to Sandwich Unit UNIZIK
• Visit the Registration point at the Sandwich Unit.
• Generate RRR pin for payment for application form.
• For Degree Programme, go with the RRR printout, to any Bank within the campus and make N10,000.00 payment for application form.
• For Associate Certificate Programme, the Application Form will cost N5,000.00 RETURN OF COMPLETED FORMS
• Candidate are then expected to Proceed to the Sandwich Unit’s General Office to submit a photocopy of the online (application form) printout with photocopies of the qualifications securely attached to the application form.
For further enquiries, please contact: The Director: Prof. U.J. Obidiegwu 07035958009, 08026694297, 07062172629, 08137588973.