21.5 C
Thursday, December 8, 2022

9 Young Nigerians set record after filling the entire Masters graduation list of a Canadian university

Nine (9) young and exceptional Nigerians have made history in Canada after filling the entire Master’s Degree graduation list of the University of Calgary Law School, Alberta, Canada.

The Nigerian students including Oluchi Jennifer Chijioke, Maryam Wuraola Lawal, Ola Eke-Okoro, Toritsemofe, Emmanuella Uche Odum, Alexandra Mene, Ifeoluwa Tolulope Osunfisan, Ifedayo Isaac Olanipekun, Olaitan Adeniyi Oyekunle, and Olushegun Olayinka Tokode all graduated with their LLM degrees in the same set.

The Dean of the University of Calgary Law School, Ian Holloway, shared the information through a tweet on Monday. He said; “This is cool. We have 9 students graduation with their LLMs today. All are Nigerian!”

Dr. Gideon Christian, an associate professor at the University of Calgary Law School, pointed out that just because they are the only graduating students in their class does not mean Nigerians are the only students in the class. He noted that their class comprises of students from different countries across the world.

Join any of these WhatsApp Groups to receive Scholarship alerts on WhatsApp

Many Nigerians home and abroad took to the comment section to celebrate their achievements in Canada.

At Scholarship Region, we keep track of Scholarship opportunities that can aid and fund your study in Canada. We share a lot of opportunities in our WhatsApp group, join the group using THIS LINK to explore these opportunities.

Several scholarship opportunities are ongoing in Europe, USA, UK and Canada to explore. Here are some ongoing scholarships you should check out;


Obama Foundation Scholars Program

Study-In-USA: 2023 Obama Foundation Scholars Program For International Students

Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising leaders from the United States and around the world who are already making a difference in their...
Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award Coat of Arm

Study-Abroad: 2023 Federal Government Scholarship Awards For Nigerian Students

The Honourable Minister of Education (HME), Mallam Adamu Adamu, hereby invites interested and qualified Nigerians to participate in the 2023/2024 Federal Government Scholarship Awards for:   ...
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

APPLY: 2023 Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships For International Students

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)  offers a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master's degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. Aimed at students...
Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarships

Study-In-Hungary: 2023 Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarships For International Students

The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme is now open for international applicants across the globe. The Scholarship was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government...

Explaining further on the 9 Nigerian students, Dr Gideo noted that they attended both their undergraduate and postgraduate study in the university.

“They attended both graduate and undergraduate classes with students from many other countries. The fact that they are the graduating students from the LLM stream does not mean that they are the only students in their class,” he wrote on twitter.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a story? You can share your outstanding story with us – send an email to: scholarshipregion@gmail.com

Scholarship Reminder

Never miss a Scholarship Opportunity. Set a Reminder now to receive Alerts of Open Scholarships

Receive Scholarship Updates through our Social Media Channels: