Havilla University, Nde-Ikom held a maiden workshop on the 30% additional to the CCMAS, in line with the National Universities Commission’s (NUC) “revitalisation of the Nigerian University system, promotion of University Autonomy and development of a robust curriculum that suits individual university’s environment.
Known as Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards, which replaces the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS), the new curriculum comes to make Nigerian university system more robust, practical-oriented, and fitting for the current global academic standards.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Samuel Wara led the proceedings at HUNI campus along Ikom-Ogoja Highway. During the first workshop and brainstorming session of HUNI's Programme Working Group (PWG), the varsity was able to develop and submit its customised course content additions in Computer Science, Mass Communication, Accountancy, Biotechnology, and Economics & Development Studies, in line with the 30% additional to the CCMAS of the NUC.
The stormy session was handled by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Wara, in which he explained further the details to the PWG as contained in the Prof Peter Okebukola's CCMAS video on the NUC academic initiative.