Growing up, a lot of us are taught that there is an exact way we are supposed to progress. We go from primary school to secondary school to university, get a job and then marry. It’s linear and exact. However, real-life isn’t that simple. A good number of people opt out of this race at […]
The coronavirus pandemic caught the whole world off-guard and largely unprepared. The world switched into self-preservation mode and put stringent rules in place to curb the spread of the virus. Then, came the total lockdown of activities. Schools were not spared. Usually, Nigerian students are at their busiest in their final years as they have […]
I asked fellow students at Nnamdi Azikiwe University to talk about the toughest course they’ve dealt with.
Are you a Nigerian Student? Are you in a relationship with a fellow Nigerian student? If your answer to these questions is “yes”, then definitely understand these struggles stated below The roommate that does not understand privacy You have been telling Cynthia about how bae is coming over for some private time since the beginning […]
These are the real reasons Nigerian students want schools to reopen.
Every Nigerian engineering student leaves the university with an experience different from what students from other faculties went through.
Here’s a list of some hilarious and annoying stuff year one students in Nigerian universities will relate to;
Hint: They are not amused.
Studying at UNIBEN is a struggle.
Bad grades come happen, and everyone deals with them differently.
A List of all the frustrations final year students experience while doing their project
Because this is Nigeria, good things rarely come easily.
You’ve got at least one in your class.
One thing almost every student is terrified of is the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). It is an indicator of whether you’ll graduate, have an extra year, be loved by your parents or hated by them. Here’s a list of CGPA troubles every Nigerian student is familiar with. 1. When your parents ask what your […]
A post on some of the ways Nigerians can be too extra.
In small parts, everyone who went to a Nigerian tertiary institution has been looking forward to graduation since their second year in the school. After the exams that need to be written and passed, another thing that stands in the way of graduation is the final year project. It should be a straight line; get […]
The Confusion that follows the release of the exam timetable You begin to wonder how the weeks flew so fast. As far as you know, the semester started about three weeks earlier. The question that clouds your mind at this point is “where did the time go?” The pressure of assignments due to be submitted […]
You would think that getting into the university or any other tertiary institution, really means you’re about to have the wildest time of your life. This may be true, depending on your energy and the company you keep. However, the school system, in some ways, is designed to take your life (not literally), and you […]
Your parents had a lot to tell you when you were going off to the university, but the one thing they kept hammering on was the need for you to face your academics squarely and not allow some boy or girl to make you lose focus. Deep inside you were like LOL. You had a […]
Class representatives are important to lecturers and students. For the lecturers, this role and the person taking it solves most of the problem associated with managing the sheer number of people taking their courses. For the students, they could really use someone to submit their assignments and take the fall for anything that happens. It […]
When the lecturer pairs you with people you don’t talk to It stings more if two or more of your friends are in the same group. When the group leader starts collecting phone numbers You know what is coming; endless calls and texts. When you get the “you’ve been added to a group” WhatsApp notification […]
Here's a rabbit hole of stories to lose yourself in: