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The UK Nigeria Tech Hub has launched applications for the Design, Product, and Developer School Program, which aims to provide young Nigerians with skills in graphics design, product design, product management, and software programming.

The program’s goal is to identify, equip, and mentor aspiring designers, product managers, and software developers with world-class design, product, and development skills, as well as soft skills, entrepreneurial skills, and leadership skills, in order to help them kick-start their careers in technology while also assisting them in gaining economic opportunities.

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The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is a project of the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sports (DCMS), which aims to help the development of Nigeria’s technology ecosystem. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is part of a larger Digital Access Programme aimed at accelerating digital inclusion in Africa.

The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub aims to boost local digital economies, support inclusive and sustainable economic growth and jobs, develop high-end digital skills, and form innovation partnerships between Nigerian tech sectors and international businesses, all of which will inadvertently lead to more trade and investment in the long run, boosting productivity and growth.

To date, the International Tech Hub Network has announced Hubs in South Africa, Kenya, India, Indonesia, and Brazil, in addition to Nigeria. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is part of a larger Digital Access Programme aimed at accelerating digital inclusion in Africa.

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Benefits of UK Nigeria Tech Hub Design, Product and Developer School Program

  • 100% tuition scholarship
  • Entrepreneurship training & soft skills acquisition
  • Mentorship
  • Community

Qualification Requirments For The Program

  • Citizenship or residence in Nigeria
  • Access to the Internet through a laptop
  • Availability to finish the two virtual training sessions each month

How To Apply

Are you both interested and qualified?

To apply, go to the UK- Nigeria Tech Hub. For more information, go to the UK Nigeria Tech website.

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Official: JAMB Commences Sale Of 2022 UTME/DE Application Forms

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Tthe Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will begin selling application forms for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) nn February 12, 2022.

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Dr Fabian Benjamin, the JAMB Director of Public Relations, revealed this in the Board’s weekly bulletin, which was released in Abuja on Monday.

 

The board of directors announced that the “UTME/DE registration starts on 12th February 2022 and ends 19th March 2022 while mock examination will be held on 20th April 2022 and UTME from 20th to 30th April 2022.”

In a related development, the Board has announced that applicants who deposited a draft of N4,000 for late registration for the 2021 UTME and Direct Entry (DE) but were unable to complete the registration procedure due to no fault of the Board will receive an N4,000 refund.

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It advised concerned students to go to the board’s website, https://www.jamb.gov.ng, and fill out a form requesting a refund of the value of the draft they submitted.

It said: “The above candidates are to click on the link 2021 UTME/DE unregistered candidates’ bank draft recapture and fill the spaces after which they would key in the token sent to the phone numbers they had submitted during the submission of their drafts.

“It is this token that would be used to access a form on which they will fill in their account details for the refund of the value of the draft.”

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University Of Ibadan (UI) Scholarship 2022

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The University of Ibadan (UI) is now taking applications for its 201/2022 academic session scholarship scheme from students with physical limitations.

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The University of Ibadan Postgraduate College is happy to announce a Scholarship Scheme for Students Living with Physical Disabilities for the 2021/2022 academic session, and to invite interested Master’s degree and PhD students of the University of Ibadan to apply for an award.

The University of Ibadan is located in Ibadan, Nigeria (UI)

In Ibadan, Nigeria, the Institution of Ibadan is a public research university. The institution began in 1948 as University College Ibadan, one of the University of London’s several colleges. It is Nigeria’s oldest degree-awarding institution, having become an independent university in 1963.

UI’s Purpose and Benefits Scholarships for Postgraduate Students

The award entails the following:

  • Tuition and all other Postgraduate College-related fees are waived.
  • It also comes with a monthly stipend, which is subject to periodic evaluation by ...graduate College.
  • The award is valid for three semesters for Master’s students and one academic session for PhD students in the first instance, renewable for a maximum of two academic sessions in the second instance.
  • Annual award renewal for PhD students is contingent on ...graduate College receiving good assessment reports from the candidate’s supervisor and the Head of Department at the end of each academic session.

Qualifications for the UI Postgraduate Scholarship

Candidates must meet the following requirements in order to be considered:

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  • Have been diagnosed with a physical disability by a physician (visual impairment, hearing impairment, paralysis, etc.)
  • Have been accepted into the University of Ibadan for postgraduate studies.
  • They must have good honours degrees (Master’s students must have a minimum of Second Class Upper division or equivalent).
  • PhD students must also have a Master’s degree in any academic discipline from any university recognized by the Senate of the University of Ibadan (minimum of 5.0 cumulative grade point average or equivalent).
  • Candidates who are currently enrolled in another scholarship program are not eligible to apply.

Required Documents for the Application

  • Candidates interested in being considered for a Scholarship should submit the following documents:
  • An application form, available on ...graduate College website (https://pgcollege.ui.edu.ng), duly filled out by the applicant and signed by the Head of Department and Dean of Faculty.
  • Copies of the certificates that the candidates have acquired.
  • Registration Proof for the 2021/2022 Session. (Please note that evidence of registration for the 2021/2022 session is required before any successful applicant receives a letter of award.)
  • PhD student applicants must submit a research proposal/project summary of between 5 and 10 pages. This should include a clear statement of the goal of the work to be done or that is already being done, its justification, the significance of the study in comparison to existing literature, the methodology, and the expected results. Candidates are highly urged to list the novel contributions to knowledge that they anticipate their research will make.
  • The proposal should be typed in Times New Roman, font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing. The typescript paper should be A4 in size, with a left margin of 2.0cm and a right margin of 1.8cm, except for the top of the first page of the proposal, which should be 5.0cm above the headings. Only use one side of the paper at a time. The research proposal must be submitted in three copies.
  • Letter of Commitment from the Candidate: A one-page letter from the applicant confirming his or her willingness to submit a report of between 5,000 and 10,000 words as a result of the scholarship research.

How to Apply

Within six weeks of the date of this release, all applications must be submitted in the Provost’s Office at ...graduate College.

Click here for additional information.

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