Shagaya has disclosed that other courses including nursing and law will also be offered at the university.
“Our entry into the tertiary segment comes as at a time when the very definition of a university is changing and the demand for effective affordable tertiary education is as acute as ever,” he said.
In 2021, an investigation by the Guardian Nigeria revealed that more than 190,000 qualified candidates were denied admission to seven Nigerian public universities.
Miva University is currently hiring for various roles including a registrar and head of academic planning.
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With the courses to be offered in its school of computing, Miva University will meet a competitor, AltSchool Africa, another Nigeriabased edtech that currently offers certifications in software engineering, product and data, for a yearlong study which includes an internship.
It is important to note that seven is about 7.69 of the total public universities in the country.Amidst this, public universities in the country are still laden with several challenges from low lecturertostudent ratio, poor infrastructural facilities and continued strikes by university staff.
“Our mission is to provide accessible, highquality education that helps our students succeed in the digital marketplace,” Shagaya during the launch in March.