2024/2025 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Application

PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), a pivotal agency under the auspices of the Federal Government of Nigeria, dedicated to the cultivation of local human capital and petroleum technologies to fulfill the demands of the oil and gas sector, is now welcoming applications from qualified candidates for its prestigious Overseas MSc and PhD scholarships. These scholarships are available for specific programs at chosen institutions worldwide for the academic year 2024/2025, under the PTDF Overseas Scholarship Scheme.

This initiative is designed to empower candidates by exposing them to a diverse pool of knowledge and the advanced facilities provided by eminent institutions around the globe. Through the PTDF, Continue reading “2024/2025 PTDF Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship Application”

Your Comprehensive Question Guide to UK Student Visas for Nigerians


UK student study visa

Embarking on a journey to study in the United Kingdom study in the United Kingdom opens up a world of possibilities, and securing a student visa is your key to this global educational experience. For Nigerians eyeing this opportunity, a myriad of questions about the student visa process may arise. To demystify the complexities, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions with detailed answers to guide you through the process. Continue reading “Your Comprehensive Question Guide to UK Student Visas for Nigerians”

UK Visa from Nigeria: Get all you need to Know

UK visa from Nigeria

If you’re a Nigerian with plans to travel to the United Kingdom, definitely you would need to navigate the UK visa application process. Understanding the requirements and procedures will significantly increase your chances of a successful application.

For starters, the United Kingdom and Nigeria have long-standing international relations. This began in the pre-colonial periods. As joint members of the Commonwealth of Nations and both English-speaking, many Nigerians feel at home in the UK. Nigerian is one of the leading nationality groups in the UK, with statistics showing that
there are 178,000 Nigerians in the UKas of 2021. An earlier census showed that over 207,000 people claim Nigeria as country of origin. Continue reading “UK Visa from Nigeria: Get all you need to Know”

Afe Babalola donates £10million to King’s College, London

Afe Babalola

Aare Afe Babalola SAN, legal luminary and educationist recently donated £10million to establish African learning centre at King’s College, London. This financial grant to King’s College is a landmark donation by an African. With the donation, Afe Babalola African Centre for Transnational Education, is to be established. This center will enable young Africans to access education. Continue reading “Afe Babalola donates £10million to King’s College, London”

Fresh Nigerian Students in UK Savor, Lament First Ever Winter

Nigerian student in UK snow winter experience

The experiences of several Nigerian students going through their first-ever winter in the UK have been bitter-sweet. In addition to the culture shock, there is the cold weather. No matter how it is told, it is best experienced. You can’t be too prepared, so the cold hits the first-timer hard.

For context, the year 2022 saw probably the highest number of Nigerian students visa issued. The UK Home Office data show that by the year ending September 2022, more than 51,000 students visa were issued. Continue reading “Fresh Nigerian Students in UK Savor, Lament First Ever Winter”

Applying to UK Universities with 2.2, Third Class or HND

UK Universities with 2.2

If you want to study for your master’s or Ph.D. in the UK, Postgraduate Nigeria has a number of blog posts to help you along the way. If you need advice, drop your question as a comment.

In the United Kingdom, a postgraduate or master’s degree follows the successful completion of an undergraduate degree. In general, it lasts only one year in comparison to Canada. Over 45% of overseas students studying in the UK are doing so to pursue a postgraduate degree. It is the main destination for academic research, finance, and culture, with some of the world’s best universities. Continue reading “Applying to UK Universities with 2.2, Third Class or HND”

Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans Students in UK

Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans in UK

The United Kingdom is a popular destination for many Africans for postgraduate study. For Nigerians, Ghanians, South Africans, Kenyans and other English speaking countries, it is an easy route in language.

Whereas, many UK universities are among the top ranked globally. The UK has a faster duration for Masters at one year. A PhD has a minimum duration of three years. This study time is shorter than the duration for similar courses in Canada. Continue reading “Postgraduate Scholarships for Africans Students in UK”