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Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Adjustment of the 2018 Academic Calender

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Adjustment of the 2018 Academic Calender

Registration of Courses/Examinations begin
3rd  September, 2018
1st TMA
20th September, 2018
2nd TMA
10th October, 2018
3rd TMA
20th October, 2018
All TMA end
 November 3, 2018
POP Examination begins

2nd November, 2018
POP Examination ends
22nd November, 2018
Preparation for e-Examination begins
November22-25, 2018
E-Examination begins
26th November, 2018
E-Examination Ends
15th December, 2018

Signed Management

Saturday, 23 June 2018

2018_1 POP Final timetable

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Note also that courses are considered to clash, only when they are scheduled for same day and time.

Clearing of Outstanding/Backlog Seminar start On June 25, 2018 to June 30, 2018

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Clearing of Outstanding/Backlog Seminar (403) and Projects: CIT499, CIT799, CIT899 and DAM499
The Department will be embarking on this exercise on Monday, 25th June, 2018 to conclude on Saturday, 30th June, 2018.
All students of the under-listed departments should take note.
  1. B.Sc. Information Technology
  2. B.Sc. Data Management
  3. B.Sc. Communication Technology
  4. B.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science
  5. PGD  Information Technology
  6. M.Sc. Information Technology

Faculty of Sciences (Department of Computer Science)

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Minister inaugurates NOUN council

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Education minister, Malam Adamu Adamu has inaugurated the newly reconstituted governing council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

The council is chaired by former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and a professor of Science Education, Peter Okebukola,
Other members appointed by the Federal Government include Prof Okezie I. Abarikwe (South East), Chief Igbobo Sylvanus (South-south), Prof Bunmi Olaopa (South-west), and Alhaji Garba Sani (North-west).
Their appointment was part of government’s effort to replace the pro-chancellors and members of the governing councils of some federal universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and education parastatals whose tenures have elapsed.

The NOUN team at the ceremony includes two Deputy Vice Chancellors, the registrar, bursar, librarian, head of the legal unit as well as director of media and publicity among others.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE For NOUN Students Of McCarthy Study Centre

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WORKSHOPS ON ENT210 AND ENT312 Students Offering the Above-Mentioned Courses are required to report to McCarthy Study Centre For further briefing On Wednesday 13th Of June at 10 Am Course Code /Course Title ENT312 Industrial Learning and Tour ENT 210 Start up funding in Entrepreneurship The course is an independent presentation. It is compulsory for all students that intend to write their Bachelor’s degree thesis in the session under consideration. Each student will present a paper on the topic approved by the supervisor.

2018_1 POP timetable

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1. That the courses are arranged faculty-wise
2. That each faculty is allotted one week to commence and finish their exams
3. That scheduling of two or three courses for a day has become inevitable and hence should be adjusted to by mainly students with carryover in lower level courses
4. Where there is a verifiable evidence that two or more courses clash at same time and day, kindly compile and forward to us.
5. All inputs, feedback and comments should reach the appropriate unit on or before Friday June 8, 2018.

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Sunday, 3 June 2018

2018 Tutor Marked Assignment Time Table Guidelines

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Tutor Marked Assignment Time Table Guidelines
The VC has approves TMA time table as follows;
1TMA 1 (10 items)5th June, 201826th June, 2018 12:00 midnight
2TMA 2 (10 items)27th  June, 201818th July, 2018
 12:00 midnight
3TMA 3 (10 items)19th July, 201814th August, 2018
12:00 midnight
The Management

International Conference of Social Sciences (ICOSS'2018)

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This is a reminder that the deadline for submissions of abstracts for the Faculty of Social Sciences Ist International Conference of Social Sciences (ICOSS'2018) is 31st May 2018.
Also note the deadline for Submission of Full papers is Friday, June 15, 2018
Selected papers after reviews shall be published in a special edition of JSS-NOUN.

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NOUN Students Offering GST301

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Attention: Students Offering GST301 (Entrepreneurship Studies)

This is to inform all students who registered for GST301 this semester that they are required to submit a business plan, book a presentation date, and present online see http://ceags.nouedu.net. These operations are coordinated by the Centre for Entrepreneurship and General Studies (CEAGS) office in Abuja.
To login, students are required to reset their ceags password. A reset link is sent to students email that was registered in the student's portal. NB: the password used on the ceags site is different and does not affect your portal password

If a student's email is not functional or is unable to login, the student should contact the incubation centre coordinator for their region or send an email to ceags@noun.edu.ng or call 09021866984

Monday, 14 May 2018

1st International Conference of Social Sciences for 2018

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1st International Conference of Social Sciences (ICOSS'2018)

The Faculty of Social Sciences in organising the Ist International Conference of Social Sciences (ICOSS'2018). Details of the conference are as follows:

Date: 17th - 20th June 2018
Venue: National Open University of Nigeria, University Village, Jabi-Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Theme: Imaged or Imagined: Africa and the Contemporary World - Issues in Security, Governance and Sustainable Development
For further information, visit the HERE
Download the conference flier from -Flyer (PDF) or from 'relevant file' link below.

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Saturday, 28 April 2018

Collection of Exclusion Letters for 2017 Graduands

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Collection of Exclusion Letters for 2017 Graduands

This is to inform all concerned persons that the process leading to the collection of NYSC Exclusion Letters for graduands of the 2017 Convocation is on.
Details are as follows:
  • Visit http://portal.nysc.org.ng
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page, Click Check Senate List or its equivalents (http://portal.nysc.org.ng/nysc3/VerifySenateLists.aspx) to confirm your details
  • Click on 'Mobilization Batch A, 2018'
  • Click on 'Fresh Registration' which will redirect you to the next page (Initiate account Creation)
  • Fill in the required details and Click on 'Continue'
  • Verify your email address by 'Clicking on the URL to confirm and continue with your NYSC account creation/registration  
  • Fill in the required details, (Please ignore JAMB Regularization No.), then Click on 'Submit and Continue',
  • You will be redirected to the Payment Page (choose your preferred payment options)
  • Proceed to make Payment (N2,786.24).
Please be informed that the above information is strictly for undergraduate graduands of the 6th Convocation Ceremony held on 21st January, 2017.
Note: If you confirm your details and "No record found. Contact your school for verification of the approved list" appears. Kindly fill in your details in the attached Microsoft Excel sheet and forward to academicoffice@noun.edu.ng.

Registration Period: 26th March - 8th April 2018
Printout Exclusion Letter from 9th - 15 April, 2018

Principal Assistant Registrar(Academic)

Friday, 6 April 2018

NOUN Management Tends To Reiterate It Zero Tolerance For Examination Malpractices

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It has come to the notice of the directorate of examination that the irregularities in the just concluded pen and paper examination for 2017/2 session was alarming.

Based on investigation it was discovered that some booklets contained similar handwriting for a particular course written in a particular study center for different students from diverse study center. 

Based on records and proofs attached, such cases could be traced to student from Lagos study center,Owerri study center, Osogbo study center, Bauja Model study center, Wuse 11 study center, Kano study center, Enugu Prisons study center, Jos study center, Abeokuta study center, Delta study center, Taraba study center and Port Harcourt study center.

Any Staff or person of the University community discovered to be in accomplice with such act shall face the wrath of the law.

The university management tends to reiterate it zero tolerance for examination malpractices. 

Friday, 9 March 2018

Exam and Course Registration For 2018_1 started on March 19th

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This is to inform all National Open University of Nigeria Students that the Portal we be Open on March 19th 2018 for the registration of Course and Exams for the 2018_1 Semester and closed on 18th of April 2018. Both the New and Returnee Student are urge to start their respective Registration as soon as the Portal Open.
Note : You need to Register again with all your details for the new semester .

Kindly Click HERE to Login to your Main Portal  

Thursday, 22 February 2018

2017_2 E-exams Final timetable

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2017_2 E-exams Final timetable

Herein is the e-exams final timetable. Note the following;
1. Old course codes are not captured on the timetable, students who registered for courses whose codes have been changed should check for their new code and title on the timetable (i.e codes in which TMAs are taken)
2. Also note that NO TMA, NO Exams; for courses not captured on the final timetable

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Monday, 19 February 2018

14,769 Graduands at NOUN 7th Convocation Ceremony

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7th Convocation
14,769 Graduands at the 7th Convocation Ceremony
The 7th Convocation ceremony was preceded by a press conference on Monday, January 15 at the University's Headquarters in Abuja where the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu revealed that the ceremony scheduled to hold on Saturday, January 20, 2018 would be an exciting and historic one as the University would be graduating a total of 14,769 students; her largest ever number of students at a time. The Vice-chancellor further disclosed that the Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo having completed his PhD in Christian Theology would be part of the graduands and would be the first PhD student to be produced by the University.
On Friday, January 19, 2018 the Convocation Lecture titled “Restructuring and True Federalism” was delivered by Professor Rev. Eghosa E. Osaghae, the Vice Chancellor of the Igbinedion Univeristy, Okada, Edo state at the Convocation arena of the University. This lecture was well attended by graduating students and staff of the University. Also in attendance were the Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the past Vice-chancellors of the University; Prof. Vincent Ado Tenebe and Prof. Olugbemiro Jegede.
Dignitaries at the convocation lecture
The convocation day began with a beehive of activities within and around the University Headquarters in Jabi, Abuja as graduands trooped in with family and friends as early as 6.30am. As the day progressed, more students, staff and guests flooded the environment awaiting the commencement of the event.
In his Convocation address, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu began by welcoming everyone to the great occasion. “Today” he said, “marks   the   7th successful graduation ceremony of the students of this great University in various disciplines. Today  we  graduate 14,769  students across  the  disciplines,  which   marks  the largest  number  of students  so far graduated in this  university. Among the undergraduate graduands are 41 first class holders. We are proud of this achievement in massive education of Nigerians in the most flexible educational system in the country”.

Overall Best Graduating student – Fabiyi Adebayo Adekunle
Overall Best Graduating student – Fabiyi Adebayo Adekunle

Speaking on the graduation of the first PhD student of the University, His Excellency, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a former President and also a former Head of State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Vice-chancellor said, “It is a testimony to the power of an individual to live what he believes - the  efficacy   of education in human affairs;  for  His Excellency has, throughout  his leadership periods, declared his faith  in education  as an instrument of  social and  personal  change  and  championed long-lasting  reforms  that revolutionized  education in Nigeria. His patience and perseverance in pursuing a doctorate degree program at his age, station and status in life, is a roadmap to all of us and clearly communicates three credos: you are never too old to learn, you are never too powerful to learn and you are never too full of learning

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (Ph.d)
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (Ph.d)

Also among the graduating Master’s degree students was Chief Chika Okpala popularly known as Chief Zebrudaya Okorigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30 who is graduating with an MBA in the Faculty of Management Sciences. He was one of our NOUN Ambassadors who were offered admission by the University.  He is a well-known actor and comedian who has contributed immensely to the growth of the University through various forms of advocacy
Below is a breakdown of the graduating students according to the various faculties;
Namof Faculty
Agricultural   Sciences
Health  Sciences
Management   Sciences
Social  Sciences

Cross-section of Graduands