Cursory: Miva University, Nigeria’s first online university, is now accepting admissions for its degree programs. The Chancellor, Sim Shagaya, highlighted that prospective students don’t need to take the UTME exam. The university uses a trimester system, enabling students to finish a bachelor’s degree in 2.5 years. Additionally, it ensures no disruptions like strikes or industrial actions, guaranteeing graduation dates.
Miva University, Nigeria’s inaugural online university, has declared that it is accepting applications for its degree programs. The university’s Chancellor, Sim Shagaya, has clarified that prospective students are not obliged to undertake the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for admission. Shagaya has also noted that thanks to MIVA University’s trimester system, students can finish a degree program in 2.5 years.
He communicated this information through his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @SimShagaya, on Wednesday, September 20.
In addition, he emphasized that the university is immune to strikes or industrial/union actions, assuring that the graduation date is guaranteed from the commencement date.
He wrote: “Three important things you and your friends & family should know about @mivauniversity
1. JAMB not required
2. Because we operate a trimester system (three terms in a year), a bachelor’s degree (8 terms) can be completed in 2.5 years.
3. No uncertainty around when you’ll graduate because of strikes or industrial/union action.
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