Nile University leverages Honoris Membership to boost student competitiveness
Nile University of Nigeria joined the Honoris United Universities network on July 2, 2020, heralding the dawn of a new era of increased growth opportunities for both the institution and its students.
Honoris United Universities is the first and largest pan-African private higher education network, with a presence in 10 countries and gathering a community of 57,000 students and more than 3,500 teachers in Africa. With a footprint that stretches from Casablanca to Cape Town, and from Abuja to Tunis, the Honoris network consists of 14 institutions in 32 cities, amassing significant expertise in contact, distance and online education. Its institutions are well-established authorities within the disciplines of Medical & Health Sciences, Engineering, IT, Business, Law, Architecture, Creative Arts & Design, Media, Political Science and Education.
Becoming a member of the Honoris network enables Nile University to develop a stronger, more global academic curricula by leveraging the network’s robust international experience in academia. Similarly, it provides Nile University with the opportunity to leverage the network’s numerous employability programs led by accomplished professionals from various parts of the world in order to boost its students’ global competitiveness by equipping them with the most required 21st-century skills.
This sentiment was echoed in the remarks of the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Osman Nuri Aras, following the formalization of the partnership: “I am very pleased that Nile has entered into a strategic partnership with Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African private higher education network committed to educating the next generation of African leaders and professionals able to impact regionally in a globalized world.
This value echoes our quest of being a leading university dedicated to providing the best academic, social, and personal experience for our students and staff. The additional capabilities pertaining to access and distance learning that Honoris operates will provide our students greater opportunity to acquire 21st-century skills.”
Joining Honoris has also facilitated an enhanced infrastructural development at Nile University, as illustrated by the former’s heavy investment in the Asokoro hostel (for the University’s medical students) and the ongoing Law building project. Through these projects, Honoris has displayed its commitment to providing the requisite facilities to ensure the provision of quality education that is necessary to equip Nile University’s students to become competitive.
In addition to the enhancement of its physical infrastructure, Nile’s membership of the Honoris United Universities network has allowed it to leverage the network’s significant distance learning expertise to improve the effectiveness of its online learning system. This has enabled the University to provide improve the learning experiences of its students during its COVID19-induced transition to online learning.
Admission is ongoing for the 2020/2021 academic session at Nile University of Nigeria. Interested students can apply online by visiting Nile University’s online application page at application.nileuniversity.edu.ng—the institution’s online application process is completely free.
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