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Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina,
Katsina State, Nigeria hereby announces the
introduction of its one session intensive English
Language Immersion Programme for candidates
from non-English speaking and other countries as
from the 2016/2017 academic year.
The Programme is aimed at providing a solid
grounding for non-English speakers and other
members of the non-English speaking public
wishing to improve on their knowledge of English
in order to facilitate their contact and interaction
with Anglophone environment for academic,
business and other purposes.
Eligibility for the Programme
The Programme is open to holders of the
baccalaureat certificate in the Francophone
education system or its equivalents in other
education systems. However, candidates with
lower qualifications but with appreciable
knowledge of English and capable of benefiting
from the Immersion Programme are eligible for
admission into the English Language Immersion
Duration of Programme
The English Immersion Programme of Umaru
Musa Yar’adua University will run for one session
of seven months divided into two semesters.
Examination and Certification
Each semester will terminate with an end-of-
semester examination, which will be preceded by
continuous assessment exercises. All
participants will be issued Attestation of
Attendance while students successful in the
examinations will be issued certificate indicating
the level of their performance.
All students enrolled in the Immersion
Programme will be accommodated in the
students’ hostels of Umaru Musa Yar’adua
University. Students wishing to make their own
accommodation arrangements will be free to do
Students accommodated in students’ hostels will
be expected to maintain maximum level of
cleanliness and to handle hostel facilities with
care as any students found to be involved in
careless use of facilities will be barred from the
hostels. The hostel fees is charged N15, 000
(Fifteen Thousand Naira Only)
Each student will be expected to pay N65, 000
(Sixty Five Thousand Naira), to cover tuition,
accommodation. Medical and books fees.
Prospective students are expected to settle the
fees in full through the University Account before
the commencement of the Programme.
Government-sponsored students are also
required to comply with this requirement. Fees
once paid ARE NOT REFUNDABLE.
All students are required to enter Nigeria with
valid travel documents (international or ECOWAS
passport including the Yellow Card) and declare
same at the appropriate entry point. Additionally,
all foreign students will have to be identified by
their respective Embassies in Nigeria before they
can be admitted into the English Immersion
Programme of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University.
Method of Application
Intending students should purchase the
Programme’s application form from the Office of
the Director School of Pre-Degree & Remedial
Studies, Umaru Musa Yar’adua University upon
the payment of N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira
Only) or Click here to complete online application
Dr. Bashir Gide Muhammad
School of Pre-Degree & Remedial Studies.
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