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News Updates from American University Yola and NANS

American University Yola Begins MSc/PhD in Computer Science & Information Systems

The American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola has received approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to offer Master’s and PhD courses in Computer Science and Information Systems beginning from the 2015/2016 academic session.

News Updates from American University Yola and NANS

This will be AUN’s second approved postgraduate program, after the institution received approval to offer PhD and Master’s courses in Business Administration from NUC in 2014.

The approval followed upon the acceptance by NUC’s Management Committee of the Resource Evaluation reports turned in by a panel of experts which visited the University earlier in the year and attested to the institution’s preparedness to run these graduate programs.

Boasting advanced technological infrastructure and digital content delivery in all taught subjects, the University has been fully accredited by the NUC since 2003.

Accredited programs are: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management & Entrepreneurship, Marketing, English Language & Literature, Telecommunication & Wireless Technology, Information System, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Economics, International & Comparative Politics, and Mass Communications (Communication & Multimedia, Advertising, Print Journalism, Television/Film, Multimedia Design.)

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NANS Hails Ondo Medical Varsity Approval

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has hailed the establishment of a University of Medical Sciences in Ondo State.

This was contained in a statement signed by the NANS’s Vice- President (National Affairs), Mr Timileyin Ayenuro.

NANS described the development as first of its kind in Nigeria and third in Africa and commended Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo for his efforts toward approval of the university by National Universities Commission (NUC).

“Nigerian students appreciate Mimiko for his massive contributions and efforts aimed at uplifting the education and health standards of Ondo people.

“This will impact greatly on Nigerian students who have interest in medical and health discipline and also promote Ondo state in terms of education and health”, the statement read.

According to the statement, Mimiko is passionate about the growth of the state, not only in education but also in areas of health, agriculture and environment.

The statement also urged the governor to give urgent attention to the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, in terms of infrastructure and upgrading of equipment. (NAN)

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