"Learn Chinese with Ease": UNILAG Invites Nigerians to Study New Language, Lists Many benefits

"Learn Chinese with Ease": UNILAG Invites Nigerians to Study New Language, Lists Many benefits

  • The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has opened admissions for its Chinese language programmes
  • The programmes, offered by the Confucius Institute, include Chinese proficiency classes, business Chinese classes, culinary classes, and dance classes
  • Enrolling in these courses can provide students with valuable language skills, international job opportunities, scholarship prospects for studies in China, etc., according to UNILAG

Akoka, Lagos state - The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced admission for its Chinese language programmes.

The admission, according to a statement sighted by Legit.ng, is open to interested members of the university community and the general public.

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UNILAG invites the public to enrol in its Chinese language programmes. Photo credits: FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP, Frédéric Soltan (Note: Photos used for illustration purpose only)
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The Confucius Institute runs the programme.

Chinese language at UNILAG: Available courses

Interested Nigerians and others willing to learn the Chinese Language can enrol in any of the following available classes:

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  • Chinese Proficiency Classes (HSK 1-6)
  • Business Chinese Classes
  • Chinese Culinary Classes
  • Chinese Dance Classes

Benefits of learning Chinese language at UNILAG

The university listed some benefits students who enrol for the Chinese language programmes stand to gain.

These include:

  • Opportunity to acquire a new language skill
  • International job placements with United Nations agencies, International NGOs, multinational corporations, etc.
  • Translating and interpreting job offers
  • Scholarship opportunities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies in China.
  • Job recruitment with Chinese Companies within and outside Nigeria.
  • Enhanced international exposure and knowledge.

How the programmes will be run

According to UNILAG, classes hold on weekdays and weekends at the Confucius Institute, which is located behind the Faculty of Arts.

The varsity added that the tuition fees for the programmes are "very affordable" while it posted the phone number to contact for further details on its website.

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Nigeria's online university announces admission

In another report, Miva University, Nigeria’s first online university, has announced admission into its degree programmes.

The Chancellor of the university, Sim Shagaya, said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is not required to gain admission into the university.

According to Chancellor Shagaya, a degree programme can be completed in just two and a half years because MIVA University operates a trimester system (three terms in a year).

Source: Legit.ng

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