NIRPSA Picnic

The Nile Internal Relations & Political Science Association of Nile University of Nigeria had a picnic on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at the Nile University Staff Quarters.

The purpose of the picnic was for entertainment, while discussing and making plans for their conference which is scheduled to hold on the 28th of November 2018.

The discussion was to talk about pressing issues like the need to create an atmosphere which will foster students taking leadership roles such as actively participating in the youth revolution movement, not only foster the growth of Nile University of Nigeria but Nigeria at large.

The discussions included creating and establishing support from parents and professionals in order to build connections and reform student involvement inside and outside the university, for both the association and the school at large.

 

 

Freshers Week 2018

The Student Affairs Department of Nile University of Nigeria in collaboration with the Student Representative Council (SRC) organized the 2018 Freshers Week for its new and transfer students.

The activities for the Freshers Week included: Orientation Lecture, Picnic, School Tour, Sports Competition, Picnic/Video Games, Treasure Hunt, Movie Night, BBQ, Awards/Concert.

To make this session’s Freshers Week more interesting for the students, the theme of the weeks activities was Game of Thrones. As such, the students were divided into six houses, each with a house captain. These houses were:

HouseBaratheon

House Stark

House Lannister

House Targryen

House Dothraki

House White Walkers.

The houses participated in various activities such as: Treasure Hunt, Tug of War, Basket Ball, Volleyball, Video Games, and much more. Points were awarded to successful houses, and at the end, the house with the highest point was declared the winner.

The Houses all did their best to get as much points as possible and at the end the winner emerged.

House Dothraki came first with 61 points

House White Walkers came second with 50 points

House Lannister scored 47 points

House Stark fourth scored 46 points

House Baratheon came fifth with 37 points and

House Targryen were left behind with only 30 points.

It was an exciting week for the new students and the aim was to welcome them in a way they will never forget.

Career Afrika Workshop 2018

Nile University of Nigeria in collaboration with Career Afrika organised a career workshop on the 3rd of November, 2018. This workshop was targeted at the final-year students; however, it was also open to other individuals who showed interest.

The workshop was themed: LAND ON YOUR DREAM JOB. It featured four trainers who spoke and enlightened the students on how to prepare for life after school. The CEO of ITEX FURNITURES, Mr. Tony Ezekiel, gave an inspirational speech on his success story in business, and necessary knowledge and skills needed to succeed in life. He emphasised on the area of entrepreneurship saying: Not everyone will get a white-collar job. Some of you have to go out there and start something. There is something that each one of us knows how to do and derives passion from. We should not belittle whatever we do and we should be patient while nurturing our businesses until they are successful.

 

Richard Knowdell, an American psychologist and the founder of Career Development Network, USA was another speaker who gave the students tips on how to cope in the world of work. He gave them tips on how to write their resume (CV) and also, what companies look out for in potential employees before hiring. One of the highlights of Dr. Knowdell’s session was a career test which he administered on all the students present. The test was administered in form of a card game. There were two of these tests: The Motivated Skills test and the Career Values test. The results of these card tests opened the eyes of the students to those skills, enjoyable activities and values inherent in them which could harness their success in various occupations.

It was an indeed an interesting, enlightening and motivational workshop.

Zobo Drink Competition

The first edition Nile Zoo Drink Competition organised by the Student Affairs Department, which had in collaboration the Student Representative Council (SRC), Cuisine Club and Business Club, took place as scheduled on the 11th May 2018.

The competition had in participation 15 contestants who presented their Zobo having their “Killer Recipe”.
The competitors were judged based on these criteria which are:
Taste, Presentation, Aroma, and Appearance.
After the judges had decided, there were 5 winners at the end.
The fifth winner was contestant 13 (Hauwa Mohd Yakasai), who happened to score 86 points.
The fourth winner was contestant 1 (Fatima Ibrahim Maikarfi), having 87 points
There is no third position as two of the contestants came head to head in points. The contestants were: Jibril Tukur Othman and Yasmin Amal Yakubu who both scored 89 points each.
And the winner in all was contestant 12 (Khadija Yunusa), who scored 91 points

Maiden Paintball Series

The Maiden Paintball Series organized by the Student Affairs Department in the university premises had in participation a total number of 11 teams.

The tournament was open to all and a breakthrough was achieved considering the fact it was the first of its kind. After hours of battle between the participating teams,  the final battle which took place between the two best teams: GARIBANLAR and SAMBISA RANGERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was an intense battle and finally it ended with the GARIBANLAR TEAM winning the tournament and carting away with the prize money of N30,000 and Gold Medals while the SAMBISA RANGERS went away with only Silver Medals.

Although the tournament finished successfully, it couldn’t have been possible to see them in pictures without the help of our expert photographer Fatih BILEN (@photogrfabi)

 

When do you want the next tournament to take place?

 

Exam Wishes

The Student Affairs is wishing you all success on your midterm examinations starting this week.

Study hard, do your best and don’t forget to pray.

Freshers Week Hiking

The Nile University of Nigeria, Student Representative Council, in collaboration with Abuja Adventurers had undergone a hiking at the end of the week. The hiking was amongst the activities organised by the SRC to welcome new students that have just been given admission.

 

 

The Hiking was done at one of the famous hiking areas chosen by the Abuja Adventurers; Mount Dragon, which is located at Dawaki Area of Abuja. It recorded a number of participants and was a lovely week to have an interesting adventure. This event was supported by Student Affairs

 

 

Exam Wishes

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream. Not only plan, but also believe.

We wish all our students success in their exams

Exam Wishes from the Dean of Students Affairs

Nothing can come in-between you and your destiny if you grab hold of every opportunity. Nothing can come in-between you and your fate if you strive to be great. Nothing can come in between you and success if you give it your best shot and nothing less. Good luck for your exams.

Alumni- Class of 2013 Picnic

Alumni Class of 2013 Picnic (21st Jan, 2017)

As a tradition at the Nile University of Nigeria, graduation does not mean goodbye! The University prides itself with its Alumni. Every week a variety of events are organized by the Alumni office, the most popular of which has been the weekly Football games.

This time around, the Alumni office had something special in mind. On Saturday, the 21st of January 2017 a picnic was organized for the Alumni class of 2013 at the University campus. This gathering served as a great avenue to for our Alumni to network and re-establish lost connections. It was also an opportunity for the Alumni office to brief our beloved Alumni on new developments at the University and plans for the future.

Furthermore, plans were discussed on how to improve the Nile University of Nigeria Alumni Association. It was indeed a joyous occasion as those in attendance were visibly overjoyed to see their colleagues.

 

In his closing remarks, the Alumni coordinator Mr Lukman expressed his sincere gratitude to all those that were able to honour the invitation. He reminded them they were always welcome at the University and their suggestions would always be valued. He also urged them to always make sure their contact details are up to date to facilitate easy communication and dissemination of information.

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