Universities sector warn gov’t guarantee of AU$18bn funding is not enough

Universities sector warn gov’t guarantee of AU$18bn funding is not enough

Along with the Commonwealth Grant Scheme, the government has said it will guarantee HELP [loan] funding streams at current levels, meaning universities will continue to receive cash “even if there is a fall in domestic student numbers”. Its latest rescue package also includes funding for new short courses for the unemployed and $100 million in […]
NUC orders closure of universities over coronavirus

NUC orders closure of universities over coronavirus

By Joseph Erunke THE National Universities Commission, NUC, has ordered the closure of all universities in Nigeria the country over coronavirus. The action, according to the universities’ regulatory body, was intended to prevent further spread of disease which has...