By Emmanuel Edukugho
Interviews for admission into the University Foundation Programme and Cambridge GCE Advance level at Westminster College, Lagos, in respect of the September 2010 academic session will take place at Lagos and Warri in different dates.
According to a release by Westminister College, the Warri interview is holding at Ishaka Hotel, Ekpan, off Refinery Road, Effurun-Warri, Delta State on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd May 2010, beginning from 10.00 am – 5.00 pm each day.
The Warri centre covers states in the Niger Delta region like Rivers, Bayelsa, Cross River Akwa Ibom, Edo from where candidates with their parents/guardians are being expected for the exercise.
The Lagos Centre is Westminster College premises at 7-15, Johnson Barovba Street, off Ikotun-Idimu Road, Idimu-Lagos. The date for the interview is Friday 28th and Saturday 29th May 2010, while time of commencement is from 10.00am – 5.00 pm each day.
Westminster College is partnering with 20 top UK universities for the running of the University Foundation Programme (UFP). On completion of the programme, students will have choices to pick from the 20 partner-universities offering vast ranges of courses across virtually all fields of knowledge, studies and professions in Arts, social sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Law, Science, Technology, Computer Science, Pharmacy, Petroleum and many other unique programmes that will drive national and international and international development in all ramifications.
Among the partner universities are University of Nottingham, University of Dundee, University of Esset, Queenâ€™s University, Belfast, University of Survey, University of Salford, University of Plymouth, University of Worcester, University of Hull, University of Buckingham, University of Hull, University of Bedfordshire, University of Bolton, University of Wales New Port, Middlesex University, University of Dubrecen, Medical School, Hungary, University of East London, University of Huddersfield, University of Hertfordshire, Liverpool John Moores University and Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada.
Representatives from these university in United Kingdom (UK) will conduct the interviews and offer on the spot admission to qualified candidates both at the Warri and Lagos centres.
Candidates are to come with their parents/guardians and NECO/WAEC result (s) or certificates to facilitate the admission process.
Fees are affordable, just less than N1.2m, which can be paid in two instalments as the case may be.
There is excellent hostel accommodation in a very quiet, serene environment conducive to learning for the duration of the foundation programme before. Processing to England for completion of the course.
The benefits of starting the studies here in Nigeria through the foundation programme at Westminster College are enormous.
These include drastic reduction in cost compared to about N5m plus living expenses in UK, efficient, effective and excellent faculty, as lecturers will be flying in from Britain to teach some of the courses, complementing the highly qualified, committed and dedicated local academic staff. The curriculum is robust and relevant to the needs of industry and society, guaranteeing employment.