The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), situated at University Village, Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Express Way, Jabi, Abuja, has recently released a pivotal announcement that directly impacts its students. This esteemed institution continues to set high standards in open learning and remains committed to delivering top-notch education while understanding students’ unique circumstances.
What Does the Vice-Chancellor Say?
The Vice-Chancellor, representing the Senate’s decision, has greenlit a significant extension for the course and examination registration for the upcoming 2023_2 semester. Such decisions reflect the institution’s dedication to ensuring that students have ample opportunities to align their academic pursuits without facing unnecessary constraints.
Which Students are Affected by This Extension?
Primarily, this extension pertains to:
- Students in their 300 level and above, can now complete their registration until Friday, 20th October 2023.
- Their junior counterparts, those in the 100 and 200 levels, have until Thursday, 16th November 2023.
Why is This Extension Crucial?
Deadlines can often be daunting, especially in a dynamic and ever-evolving learning environment like NOUN. Extensions offer students the flexibility they might need due to various reasons – be it personal emergencies, technical issues, or simply needing more time to make informed decisions about their courses.
What Should Students Do Next?
Given this new development, students are strongly advised to:
- Review the courses they’ve selected.
- Ensure they’re appropriately prepared for the upcoming examinations.
- Complete their registrations within the newly specified deadlines.
It is paramount that all eligible students act promptly to take advantage of this extension.