The ‘GREGORY UNIVERSITY’ is named after Pope St. Gregory I (540 – 604 AD) better known as Gregory the Great was Pope from 3 September 590 until his death. He was a renowned and distinguished educationist and a pious and learned man of God who had the single opportunity of being made the Doctor of the Catholic Church. Pope St. Gregory I worked hard to alleviate the suffering of the people. He employed writings and other actions, including education of his people, to protect them against the lawlessness of civil power.It is the life, hard work, dedication, commitment, and achievements of Pope St. Gregory I that have inspired the Proprietor to name the university after him. The goal is for Gregory University to epitomise the accomplishments of Pope St. Gregory I and the work of Gregory Iyke Foundation in Nigeria as well as to inculcate in every graduate of the university the zeal, enthusiasm and commitment exhibited by Pope St. Gregory I. The achievement of this goal shall translate and mirror in the rapid socio-economic development of the graduates of the university, of Nigeria and of mankind.
The Proprietor of the Gregory University is Gregory Iyke Foundation. Gregory Iyke Foundation is a humanitarian organisation established in 1991 and incorporated on 14 June 2007 (RC No. CAC/IT/NO 24072) by Chief Gregory Ibe, Ph. D. and associates with the mission to bring hope to the hopeless and to reduce poverty in the entire Nigerian nation, particularly through education. The corporate office of Gregory Ike Foundation is located at No. 4A, Asa Street, Off Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. The activities of Gregory Iyke Foundation include: scholarship awards; provision of communal infrastructure; sponsorship of communal sporting initiatives; provision of facilities to schools and hospitals; and sundry donations aimed at encouraging education. The aims and objectives of the Gregory Iyke Foundation as articulated in its constitution are to:
i. give material, financial and moral assistance to the needy, less privileged and the abandoned;
ii. contribute to the empowerment of individuals who hitherto lack the opportunity to be better persons in the society;
iii. help in educational development, good work ethics and encourage personal development and skills acquisition; and
iv. support the old, the poor, the widows and orphans with financial and medical aids.
We are approved by Federal Ministry of Education and Our curriculum is designed not only to achieve the technical skills necessary in cosmetology & beauty therapy but to make our students aware of the part they play in the service to others and to be sensitive and professional to their clients. We are proud to announce that we are Pivot Point Member School.We offer our students the educational advantages needed to ensure mutual success. We also, seek to provide the cosmetology & Beauty therapy industry with graduates who are a credit to our college, their employer and the industry. We are approved by Federal Ministry of Education and Our curriculum is designed not only to achieve the technical skills necessary in cosmetology & beauty therapy but to make our students aware of the part they play in the service to others and to be sensitive and professional to their clients.
Educational programmes –
Cosmetology: This is a course of study in the basic services, theories and principles of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.
Aesthetics/Skin care: This is a course of study in the services, theories and principles of Aesthetics/Skin care.
Nail Technology: This is a course of study in natural nail care and artificial nail enhancement application.
Massage Therapy: This is a course of study in the basic services, theories and principles of Massage Therapy.
Instructors’ Training: This specialized curriculum gives educators-to-be the tools they need to encourage learning and understanding, thereby motivating their students to succeed.
Established in 2003, Institute of Petroleum Studies (IPS) is a postgraduate institution of international standard which evolved from the collaboration between the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and IFP School, France. The international stature of IFP School is attested to by age-long collaboration and partnership with such renowned institutions of higher learning as the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London (UK) and Colorado School of Mines, USA.
In a parallel vein, the University of Port Harcourt is in collaboration with topflight Universities in South Africa, United States of America and the United Kingdom. This strategic trend of global collaborative substructure has resulted in the amalgam of different traditions with the application of diverse technology programmes in IPS.
In addition to pursuing an aggressive policy of home-grown human capital development in line with world standards by offering international recognized, industry-relevant and professionally sound and certified programmes, IPS saves the industry and the government foreign exchange investments in postgraduate training. IPS promotes international and national academic collaborations and linkages, partnership with industry and collaboration with national and international professional bodies. The healthy relationship between town and gown makes it possible for the industry and professional bodies to be actively involved in driving the programme life-circle of IPS curriculum development to course delivery/joint project supervision.
NIGERIAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NERDC) was established in 1988 by an enabling Decree No. 53 (now ACT No. 53) which merged four Educational Research and Development bodies into one organisation.
The Alliance Francaise (French: l'Alliance Française) is a Nigerian non-profit institution whose statutes have been approved by the Alliance Française of Paris. The Institute is involved with the training and education of Nigerians, most especially Lagosians in the French language and culture.
The Institute was established in 1959. About 4,000 students register annually at the Institute for their programmes. It is the headquarters of the General Delegation of the French Alliance of Paris in Nigeria. There are ten sister locations in other parts of Nigeria including Enugu, Ibadan, Ilorin, Jos, Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Maiduguri, Owerri and Port Harcourt. The Lagos Institute is the largest alliance in Africa. As one of the worldwide networks of Alliances, it works closely with the Alliance Française Foundation in Paris and the Nigerian government. As the operator leading to the promotion of French language and culture, it is supported by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The French Alliance is also bound by agreement to the Ministry of Education of Lagos State for a period of 10 years renewable under a continuing education program for French teachers of the state and it is directed by Philippe Lebreton who is also the Managing Director of the French Alliance in Nigeria.
Institute of Registered Exercise Professionals (IREP) is the first to recognize and act upon the need for representation and specialized training for the Exercise & Fitness industry here in institute which is registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission and approved by the Ministry of Education is set to standardize and professionalize the exercise and fitness industry in Nigeria. The Institute was founded by a group of health professionals and is affiliated with organizations such as; Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, International Fitness Professional Association (IFPA), Nigerian Institute for Sports (NIS), Medical Rehabilitation Therapists (Registration) Board of Nigeria, International Fitness Association (IFA), Parallel Coaching UK amongst others.
We have also partnered with strategic players in the Fitness industry to provide internationally accepted certification.
To maintain our position as the leading educational Institution for the Nigerian Fitness Industry.
To contribute to the long term success and growth of our industry.
To represent the interests of our students, and to provide services according to their needs.
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The Educational programmes outline by the Third National Development Plan stressed the establishment of more Universities in the Country. Consequently, the Federal Government of Nigeria established the University of Maiduguri in 1975, along with six others situated at Kano, Ilorin, Sokoto, Jos, Port-Harcourt and Calabar. University of Maiduguri is situated in the outskirts of Maiduguri along Bama Road. The University of Maiduguri took off in April in 1976 by inheriting the facilities of the North-east College of Arts and Sciences (NECAS) when the College was taken over by the Federal Government. The NorthEast college of Arts and Science was established as a post-secondary institution for preparing candidates with secondary education for entry into Degree programmes in Nigerian University after two years of Advance (A) Level work. The college took off in 1976 with Late Alhaji Hamidu Alkali as its first principal. The facilities such as laboratories, lecture theatres, library, office blocks, staff and other supporting services taken over from the NECAS formed the nucleus of the University and made it possible for it to commence degree programmes for the first academic session in three faculties, namely Arts and Education, Social Sciences and Law, and Sciences on 28th, October the same year.The vision of the University is to be a first class institution committed to imparting knowledge and to extending its frontiers