Because of its efforts, credibility, confidence and long working relationship with the University of Debrecen, Global Education Counselling has been authorized to run the International Foundation Year Programme, IFYP, of the University of Debrecen at their GEC MET Campus inLekki, Lagos. The programme which is identical to the one taught at theUniversity of Debrecen Hungary will give Nigerian students opportunity toprepare.
Speaking at the event, the CEO of Global Education Counselling, Mr Theo Theodorou said students who have successfully completed the IFYP with the appropriate academic results will be guaranteed a place in the Universityof Debrecen Bachelor Degree programmes without requiring to sit for their external examination and interview or travel to the University.
According to Mr Theodorou, Global Education Counselling has over the years assisted Nigerian students in finding the most appropriate universities abroad. “We have developed to become one of the most active and well respected organisations in the field of University placement, the whole idea is to take academically qualified Nigerian students tostudy abroad and come back to build Nigeria which is very crucial to thecountry.”
He expressed delight as regards the partnership with the University of Debrecen, saying its first programme in Africa that has been allowed to be taught outside the University. This is because of their long working relationship with the provision of over 350 quality Nigerian students to the University within four and five years.
Mr Theodorou alsoacknowleged Nigerian students excellent performance academically and morally inforeign schools. Speaking on the purpose of the foundation, the representative of University of Debrecen Hungary and Associate professor in charge of All Humanities programmes DR Laszlo Kozma says IFYP is a preparing ground and year forstudents who have WAEC,SSCE or NECO result before they could be admitted intothe university.