UNILAG rolls out measures to ease effects of reviewed fees
Following the recent hike in fees payable by students in line with current economic realities, the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced measures to ameliorate the challenges that students and parents may face.
The school, in a statement, announced payment by instalment option for students, with a condition that payment must have been completed at the point of registration for the second semester of any session.
It also announced the revitalisation of the student work-study programme to accommodate increased remuneration. Already, the management has directed interested students to access the programme through the Dean of Student Affairs.
Besides, it disclosed that students have the opportunity of accessing the various scholarship schemes.It also announced that measures have been put in place for alumni and well-meaning Nigerians to “adopt-a-student” under the school’s Triple A initiative- “Adopt an Akokite.”
The statement further added that the university has deployed the “Pay for Mentors Project” for smart students, while also partnering with Lagos State transportation system to facilitate ease of transportation.
The university had recently announced an increase in its fees for old and returning students, which has generated ripples among students, parents and workers.
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