Miva Open University is a private online university in Nigeria that was established by uLesson in 2023, with its primary campus in Abuja.

Miva University
TypeOnline Private
Established2023
ChancellorSim Shagaya
Location,
Nigeria
Websitemiva.university

History edit

Miva Open University was initially established on 10 March 2023 by uLesson,[1] a Nigeria edtech company operating in other four West African countries. On 16 May 2023, Miva received its license from the NUC and the university became a registered entity of the National Universities Commission, as a springboard for distance learning in Nigeria.[2] On 25 May 2023, the university began admission and offered eight disciplines from two faculties.[3]

The university runs various courses under schools/faculties such as Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science, Software Engineering, Public Health, Nursing Science, Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Criminology & Security Studies, Mass Communication, Business Management, and Public Policy and Administration. Miva also launch its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme on the 2nd of April, 2024.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ Kpilaakaa, Johnstone (10 March 2023). "uLesson is building an online open university named Miva". Benjamindada.com. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  2. ^ Ibeh, Ifeanyi (16 May 2023). "uLesson Group's Miva Open University gets license to operate in Nigeria". The Guardian Nigeria News. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  3. ^ Ogwo, Charles (27 May 2023). "Nigeria's first online university begins admission". Businessday NG. Retrieved 20 June 2023.
  4. ^ Ogwo, Charles (18 May 2023). "What to know about Nigeria's first online university and more". Businessday NG. Retrieved 20 June 2023.

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