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Brilliant Nigerian man builds his GPA from 3.67 in 100 level to 4.99 in final year, wins full scholarship to 5 Europe university

A brilliant Nigerian man named Iyiola Oladunjoye raised his grade point average from 3.67 in his first year to 4.99 in his final year making him graduate from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria with a first-class honors in Microbiology.

His excellent performance earned him a full master’s scholarship to five prestigious universities in Europe.

Iyiola Oladujoye bagged his bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with first-class honors of 4.52 over a possible 5.00 cumulative grade point. He said he lost his father a few days before his first-year examination.

Iyiola said that the unfortunate incident really discouraged him to the extent that he was considering the possibility of leaving school due to financial difficulties, which affected his grade points in the second semester of his first.

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With a determined mind, Iyiola made up his mind to make his late father proud. He focused more on his studies and was able to maintain a first-class grade till he graduated from the university.

After his graduation from the University of Ilorin, Iyiola was awarded the Erasmus scholarship together with a Joint Master Student of the Leading International Vaccinology Education (LIVE) program which was fully sponsored by the European Union.

He shared his achievement of winning a fully-funded scholarship on LinkedIn. Iyiola mentioned that Master LIVE is a collaborative program among five prestigious European universities, each awarding him a master’s degree upon completion.





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He added that the LIVE program provides students with an advanced understanding of Immunology, infection, and Vaccinology, but also legislation, health policy, and humanities around vaccinology.

Iyiola will be having the master’s program at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat de  Barcelona, University of Antwerp, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne.

He stated that he was initially awarded three (3) fully-funded Ph.D. offers in the United States but he opted for the Master LIVE due to his interest in tackling antmicrobial resistance by proferring vaccine solutions to priority resistance pathogens.

Iyiola said he hopes to acquire extensive knowledge and education focused on addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and enhancing the capacity for African Vaccine Manufacturing as he has a deep passion for being a Vaccinologist.




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