Students enrolment underscored as VC commissions Isua, Kishi Community Study Centres

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As the university continues to witness an unprecedented level of expansion through the launching of new study centres across the country, the need to ensure a steady growth of enrolment in the new centres was emphasized.

This call was made by the NOUN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, at the commissioning of two new community study centres at Isua of Ondo State as well as Kishi of Oyo State.

COL commends outgoing NOUN VC for 'expanding access to education' 

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The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has described the leadership of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) as one that expanded access to education. 

The Canada-based COL is the world's only intergovernmental organisation solely concerned with the promotion and development of distance education and open learning.

NOUN holds second virtual Inaugural Lecture

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The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will on Monday hold its 17th Inaugural Lecture, the second to be held virtually due to the Covid-19 impacts. 

The lecture, to be presented by Prof. Samaila Mande, who is the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, follows a similar one held a fortnight ago by Prof. Olufemi A. Peters, which was streamed live on various platforms. 

Mande's lecture has the topic: "Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC), and Risk Communication Tools for Managing the Covid-19 Health Emergency in Nigeria: What a Synergy?"

9th and 10th convocation: 18 inmates graduate from NOUN, NCoS says

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The National Open University of Nigeria Corrections Special Study Centres, have successfully graduated 18 inmates with various degree certificates, the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has said.

Spokesperson of the service, Controller of Corrections, Mr. Francis Enobore, who stated this in a statement on Thursday, explained that the Ag. Controller General, NCoS, Mr John Mrabure, has congratulated the graduands.

Governor Ganduje commissions 13 new study centres in Kano …As VC inaugurates additional 4 in Kano, Jigawa

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The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commissioned thirteen (13) new study centres of the National Open University of Nigeria built and furnished by Senator Alhaji Barau Jibril, who represents the state’s Northern Senatorial District.

Our experiences with NOUN, graduates from North-east centres speak

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As the 9th and 10th combined convocation ceremony took place virtually due to the enforced Covid-19 restrictions, the success of this trail-blazing experience did not go unnoticed from the students, as some of them from the North-east study centres bared their minds in chats with NOUN News correspondent.