- University of Jos (UNIJOS) has responded to the outcry of students and parents alike by reducing its school fees
- The UNJOS management said the decision to reduce the school fee was made after meeting with the student union government
- The new school fees also allow UNIJOS students to make instalment payments twice before the session runs out
As reported by TheCable, UNIJOS said the decision was arrived at after a meeting with the expanded UNIJOS Students Union Government Executives.
UNIJOS approves instalment payment
The university also approved the instalment payment of the fees and said two per cent of the amount would be dedicated to assisting indigent students.
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According to the notice, 50 per cent will be used for providing scholarships for indigent students while the other 50 per cent will be for the expansion of its work-study programme.
UNIJOS new fees
Returning students not offering GST courses will pay ₦95,000 against the initial ₦150,000 while those offering GST courses will pay ₦100,000.
Fresh students will now pay ₦130,000 against the initial charge of ₦180,000.
Instalment payments for returning students
Returning students not using laboratory/studio/workshop facilities and not offering GST courses are to pay ₦95,000 as the first and ₦10,000 as the second instalment.
Students not using laboratory/studio/workshop facilities but who offer GST courses are to pay ₦100,000 as the first and ₦10,000 as the second instalment.
Those without GST courses, who use laboratory/studio/workshop facilities, are to pay ₦95,000 as the first instalment and ₦35,000 as the second instalment.
Students who use laboratory/studio/workshop facilities and offer GST courses are to pay ₦100,000 as the first and ₦35,000 as the second instalment.
Instalment payment for new students
New students not using lab/studio/workshop facilities but who offer GST courses are to pay ₦130,000 as the first instalment and ₦10,000 as the second instalment.
Those who will use laboratory/studio/workshop facilities and who offer GST courses are to pay ₦130,000 as the first and ₦35,000 as the second instalment.
Deadline for registration
The deadline for the registration exercise has been extended by two weeks to October 8, 2023.
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UNIJOS announces over N200,000 school fees increment
The University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, has become the latest Nigerian University, to increase its school fees from N45,000 to N213,000.
In a statement issued on Friday, July, 28 and signed by the Registrar, Rejoice James Songden, PhD, the school announced the increment of over 300 per cent.