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Godfrey Okoye University partners with US Counterparts to establish ultra- modern DNA Learning Centre in Nigeria

he President of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), Dr. Bruce Stillman and the Executive Director of the DNA Learning Center New York (the educational arm of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), Dr. Dave Micklos, have approved a $300,000 USD waiver and issued a licence to Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, to have the first DNA Learning Centre in Africa known as the DNA Learning Centre Nigeria.

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Employable skills: How to bridge disconnect between industries, varsities — Kathy Daniels

ASSOCIATE Pro-Vice-Chancellor International, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom, Kathy Daniels, has said the only way to bridge the disconnect between industries and universities regarding the employable skills required by industries from university graduates is to work closely with the industries and know what they want. She noted that after knowing what the industries want, they should be able to influence the universities to teach their students such skills that would make them employable by the industries.

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COVID-19: UNIBEN announces compulsory use of face masks by staff, students

University admission: Pros, cons of abolition of catchment areas policy

RECENTLY, during the 45th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the university”s Visitor, made a policy statement that may eventually change the admission policy into all federal universities. Buhari, who was represented on the occasion by the Deputy Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Suleiman Yusuf, abolished the use of catchment areas as one of the criteria in admitting students into federal universities beginning from next year.

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