Nile University of Nigeria joined the Honoris United Universities network on July 2, 2020.
Honoris United Universities is the first and largest pan-African private higher education network, with a presence in 10 countries and gathering a community of 45,000 students and more than 3,500 teachers in Africa. With a footprint that stretches from Casablanca to Cape Town, and from Abuja to Tunis, the Honoris network consists of 11 institutions in 10 countries and 32 cities, amassing significant expertise in contact, distance and online education.
The partnership with Honoris will provide our students with accelerated learning experiences and effective links to regional and international opportunities, increasing their competitiveness in an era of digitization and automation across the globe. With Honoris, our students will have access to diverse experiences across the entire network, including 21st century physical and digital learning environments while using state-of-the-art professional technologies. Additionally, they will benefit from Honoris’ regional and international network of partners, providing opportunities for student exchanges and research programs. These experiences will support the growth of our graduates as well as contribute to the development efforts of Nigerian communities throughout the country.
Commenting on the partnership, the Vice-Chancellor of Nile University of Nigeria, Professor Osman Nuri Aras, stated: “I am very pleased that Nile has entered into a strategic partnership with Honoris United Universities, the first and largest pan-African private higher education network committed to educating the next generation of African leaders and professionals able to impact regionally in a globalized world. This value echoes our quest of being a leading university dedicated to providing the best academic, social, and personal experience for our students and staff. The additional capabilities pertaining to access and distance learning that Honoris operates will provide our students greater opportunity to acquire 21st-century skills.”
The CEO of Honoris United Universities, Luis Lopez, had this to say about the partnership: “I am honored to welcome Nile University of Nigeria to the Honoris family. Nile’s high standards and commitment to success are clear and evident. These values are also inherent in the Honoris network’s focus on international exchanges, cross-border cooperation, research & training alongside culturally diverse teaching methodologies and outlooks. Together, the organizations will live Honoris’ Education for Impact as the single distinguishing factor of our partnership. I look forward to the contributions Honoris United Universities and Nile University of Nigeria will bring to our communities throughout Nigeria.”
With this strategic partnership, Nile University embarks on its second decade of service in an even stronger position to fulfill its mission of providing students with an education that enables them to “stand tall through time and be ready to face the challenges of a globalized world.”