International students consider what to do as Canada closes borders

International students consider what to do as Canada closes borders

Canada is the world’s third-leading destination of international students, with 642,000 in 2019. Some 56% come from India and China. Stakeholders explained that many international students, planning to return home for a summer break anyway, may now consider leaving early, not just because of the travel ban but also because institutions were making all courses […]
Coronavirus may stress colleges’ finances, rating agency predicts

Coronavirus may stress colleges’ finances, rating agency predicts

Dive Brief: U.S. colleges and universities could face new pressures on their operations as the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the country, according to Fitch Ratings.  The virus and the respiratory disease it causes, COVID-19, could lead to shifts in enrollment...
Polytechnic students task FG on removal of HND/Bsc dichotomy

Polytechnic students task FG on removal of HND/Bsc dichotomy

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has urged the Federal Government to fast track implementation of white paper recommendations on removal of dichotomy between polytechnic and university graduates in public service. NAPS National President, Mr...
Anger as JAMB bars candidates from taking exams over lateness

Anger as JAMB bars candidates from taking exams over lateness

* 25 candidates affected in Abuja cry profusely*Parents blame board, say it confused candidates with multiple addresses*We’re not at fault over dev’t, says JAMB JAMB By Joseph Erunke SOME candidates who registered to write the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...