While the international pandemic has had a major impact on travel and education, Nigerian students continue to accept places to study at the University of Dundee in the UK. Here are some of the reasons for this:
- The University of Dundee has a long history of welcoming students from Nigeria.More than 2,600 African students have graduated from the University of Dundee with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Many of those students studied degrees within the University’s very popular Center for Mineral Energy, Petroleum, Law and Policy. In recent years, in addition to studying oil and gas related degrees, Nigerian students have come to Dundee for degrees in Business, Law, Engineering, Nursing, Social Work and Computing.
2. The University of Dundee has student satisfaction and safety at the top of its priority list
Student interests are at the center of everything the University of Dundee does. Strict measures have been put in place to ensure students are safe on campus with many lectures being given online. A dedicated team of academics and professional services staff visit Nigeria regularly and support Nigerian students on their journey from research, arrival in Dundee, throughout their studies and as they become graduates.
3. University of Dundee graduates go on to great careers
From Sanusi Ohiare, Executive Director of the Nigeria Rural Electrification Fund to Chidinma Kid-Ikeorha, Project Implementation Consultant for the United Nations Environment Program, graduates of the University of Dundee are finishing their studies and taking on jobs. high profile. Dundee is the fourth university in the UK for graduates entering professional occupations (2020 Graduate Results Survey) and helps students find internships.
Recent graduate Stephanie Anani, who spent 12 weeks as a manufacturing engineering intern at Proctor & Gables during her studies, stated: “Studying at the University of Dundee has provided me with resources to acquire technical and social skills that are essential in the job market. . The career service is exceptional and has guided me through the application process for most of the internships and outside experience I have had. I loved my time here and have the confidence to face the rest of my career! “
4. The University of Dundee has a Nigerian Student Society that supports it.
The Nigerian Student Society organizes social activities, academic skills workshops and events that help promote the well-being and experience of students at the University of Dundee. They help newcomers from Nigeria find accommodation, enroll students, settle into their schools, and more.
5. £ 5,000 scholarships are available
The University of Dundee offers partial scholarships of up to £ 5,000 per year. Scholarships are awarded to offer holders who have demonstrated academic excellence.
Applications are already open for students who want to start studying in September 2021.
For more information please visit www.dundee.ac.uk or contact the West African Recruitment Officer at the University of Dundee by sending an email to: [email protected]