RU Students Become Apprentice Lecturers

Undergraduates of Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State have been introduced to a scheme for understudying their lecturers so as to learn the elements of teaching, research and scholarship.

RU students will observe academics at work, co-author papers and attend conferences with their teachers. This initiative is designed to make students understand rubrics in their fields of study so they can succeed in education and prepare for life after school.

Vice Chancellor of Ritman University, Prof Celestine Ntuen, disclosed this during a Management Retreat on Wednesday 20th September, 2017 at the university conference hall. He also revealed that the institution offers opportunities for staff and students to develop entrepreneurial ventures. Continue reading “RU Students Become Apprentice Lecturers”

RU Students Relive Slave Trade Horrors in Calabar

Students of Ritman University (RU), Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State witnessed artefacts and simulations reminiscent of the Slave Trade era during an excursion to Old Residency and Slave History Museum in Calabar.

The undergraduates who were mostly from RU’s Department of History and International Studies on Wednesday 30th August, 2017 took a guided tour around the Slave History Museum and Old Residency Museum which hold interest to tourists and learners alike. The slave museum is located in the place where captured slaves were shipped off to Europe during Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

Mmenyene Silas and Grace Umanah, while reliving their experience enthused that what they saw at the museums brought to their consciousness some of the historical facts they had been learning in the classroom and library. Old Residency, a colonial structure built in 1884, was where British administrators lived and administered the Niger Coast territories. On exhibition were a dining table, ceramic plates, jugs and other items used by Lord Frederick Lugard and other colonial rulers.

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