- Provides educational and research websites. Students can access free online courses and take advantage of online tutorials.
- The student advisory board works to create a culture of selfless service among the students to the university community through volunteering services during school events. E.g. include conducting traffic, crowd control during university matriculation and convocation events.
- Recruiting, training and providing guidelines for volunteers on service projects.
- Organizing sports, music and tutoring events for local schools in the Choba area/community
The Internet offers a great opportunity for learning. There are websites and training manuals available for free for students who are interested in improving their academic skills. Some useful examples are:
https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy is an excellent resource for learning. It has thousands of videos spanning a variety of topics and grade levels K-12 and college level classes in Math, Science, Economics and Finance, Computing and Calculus. Khan Academy also has resources for test preparation resources for SAT, MCAT and GMAT. They offer instructional quizzes, so students can track their progress.
The new craze for free online learning is MOOC – Massive Open Online Courses. Some of the best schools in the world like Harvard and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have come together to develop online platforms that reach students everywhere through the internet.
https://www.edx.org/Edx online is a partnership of schools like Harvard, MIT, UC Berkeley. They offer online classes in a wide variety of fields that span from statistics to history, taking distance education to a whole new level.
https://www.coursera.org/ Coursera was also recommended by the NY times as the new trending online training platform. They offer courses in data analysis, programming, behavioral genetics, statistical inference, cyber security and more.
https://class.stanford.edu/ Stanford University online has a similar program called ‘class2go. “ They have a few classes that include computer networking.
Continuing Education Guide
Students or members who would like to acquire additional degrees can find schools and their requirements online. Some tips on things to consider before you decide.
As you choose schools, consider your particular program of interest. Think of the funding opportunities offered by various institutions. also consider; availability of work-study programs, proximity of the campus to airport, road networks, especially if you do not have a car. Consider the distance of a campus from your support system (friends and family).
U. S News and world report rankings for graduate institutions by discipline; Business, Education, Engineering, Law, Medical, Science, Social Science, Public Affairs and more
This site may also be helpful in pointing out schools, but it is important to go directly to the school website and ensure that it is a right fit for you.
Many graduate schools in the United States require good scores in entrance exams like the GRE, GMAT, TOEFL Consult the institutions website to see what their minimum entry requirements are for incoming students.
If you have an undergraduate degree from a non-US University, chances are that you will need “Test for English as a Foreign Language” (TOEFL) exam grade for entry into a US graduate institution.
For the GMAT exam