NUC Cancels Pre-degree and Diploma courses: There are indications that the nigerian university commission,NUC has cancelled the pre-degree and diploma programmes run by universities in nigeria.
recall that most universities have started selling pre-degree forms for the new academic session.
according to reports, the NUC had to cancel
pre-degree and diploma courses to ensure that universities concentrate on harnessing human capital in the core undergraduates, part-time and postgraduate course. by this cancellation, only polytechnics are permitted to admit student into their pre-degree programmes.
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Executive secretary of the NUC, Abubakar adamu rasheed, made this known at a stakeholders meeting with vice chancellors of universities in nigeria.
Rasheed also instructed that the research directorate of NUC be reinforced to work with those of the universities in order to co-ordinate research activities in universities and ensure that the output is relevant in reference to context.
also speaking at the event, Mr abubakar adamu disclosed that the nigerian university commission,NUC would merge old and experienced young academia’s to ensure not-only dynamic curricula, but one that is also responsive to national needs global trends and standard