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 Perhaps one out of the many exciting events that happened in the previous month - we mean one which its effects still rub on the Tech Community is the product hackathon organized by the Akure Startup Ecosystem contributors , the HACK MAY.

FUTA Hack May - futanewsandgist.com

About the Product HACK May Event (Reports Publication)


    The hackathon is a 48 hour product hackathon , first of its kind in the ecosystem, given it is geared towards fast tracking the development between ideation stages to a minimum viable product . One very key thing to note is that all leading teams with a viable solution went live within the 48 hours duration!

    Also , another very important thing is that the hackathon was designed to be hosted in partnership with different technical communities that will help speed up the development of products, problem solving and value provision to contribute to global human development .


READ ALSO: How to Join the Developer Student Club, FUTA


  The partnering organisations were Startup Grind Akure, Google Developers Student community , Github student community, Tme Education Poland and techcafe.com.ng . Working with these organisations helps ensure sustainability given they possess a convergence of skilled and talented persons

Reports Credits: @Mosroid


HAC MAY in Pictures

Here are some picturs from the events 

Hack May FUTA - FutaNewsandGist

Hack May FUTA - FutaNewsandGist



Hack May FUTA - FutaNewsandGist

Hack May FUTA - FutaNewsandGist

Pictures Credits: DSC FUTA

Article compiled by: @tuhamworld

FUTA Hack MAY in Pictures + Report Publication (Featured)

 Want to meet like-minded Talents and Young professionals in FUTA? The FUTA Imagine upcoming event is an event you should start with


A gathering of Talents and Young professionals in FUTA


About the FUTAImagine Event 

Following the "Hack May hackathon" hosted at the Akure Tech Hub, Botanical Garden in FUTA ; FUTA Imagine is another promising event which is meant to be a gathering of Talents and Young professionals.


How To Register for the FUTAImagine Event

Visit the Registration link here https://bit.ly/FUTAImagine and fill the required information.


FUTAImagine Event Details

Date : Friday, 4th June, 2021

Time : 3:00pm

Venue : Akure Tech Hub, Botanical Garden, FUTA



FUTAImagine : A Gathering of Talents and Young Professionals in FUTA

[UPDATE] - As of 29-05-2021, we just confirmed from MTN Direct Source that MTN Scholarship 2021 is NOW OUT.


   This is to inform all African students that the MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 is NOW out and you can APPLY for absolutely FREE!

mtn foundation scholarship logo


MTN Foundation SCHOLARSHIP 2021 is a scholarship for students for Science and Technology and Blind Students .

   How To Apply For MTN Foundation Scholarship


To Apply For the mtn scholarship, click on MTN Foundation Scholarship to get started.

How Much Will It Cost to Apply for MTN Scholarship


 It is ABSOLUTELY FREE to Apply for the scholarship.

What are the Requirements for Applying for MTN Scholarship


You must be a Student in Science and Technology field before applying for the scholarship. Also the MTN Foundation 2021 Scholarship specify Student to be in their 3rd year.


6 Weeks Online Class for 100L and 200L Students

The information that which you'll provide to apply includes your 
- Personal Information 
- Institution Details 
- Your Education History
- and other necessary information 

MTN Foundation SCHOLARSHIP 2021 Is NOW Out! How To Register

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) had announced the Supplementary Post-UTME Screening Exercise Schedule Date for the newly approved programmes (i.e. FUTA Medicine and Surgery MB.BS, LTT & PMT).



 Candidates who sat for the 2020/2021 UTME and, have changed to these newly approved programmes are to take note of the scheduled date as follows: 👇


Date: Saturday, 5th June, 2021

 

Venue: University CBT Centre, Obanla Campus


Additional Important Information;


1.   Candidates who have successfully changed to the new Programmes on FUTA JAMB Portal and are YET to register for the Post-UTME Screening on FUTA website are advised to do so not later than Friday, 4th June 2021 when the FUTA Website Portal for registration for the supplementary Post –UTME Screening will be closed.


2.  After registration, affected candidates should print the slip and present same at the venue on the day of the Screening. 


3. Candidates will be personally contacted at the specific time for the Screening.


4. Candidates are also advised to strictly adhere to COVID-19 protocols while on Campus for the Screening.


SIGNED

R. A. Arifalo

Registrar


DOWNLOAD: FUTA Post UTME Practise and Past Questions (All Subjects)

FUTA Announces SUPPLEMENTARY POST-UTME SCREENING Exercise Date

 The Federal University of Technology, Akure had decided to extend the ongoing registration for Medicine and Surgery POST-UTME Screening.

FUTA Medicine and Surgery POST UTME

According to the information from the source, the ongoing registration for the Post UTME for the MBBS programme of the Federal University of Technology Akure earlier scheduled to close on Monday, 17th May, 2021 has now been extended by ten (10) days.

  All interested candidates and their sponsors were also said to take note that the registration process will close midnight on Wednesday, 26th May, 2021.

Signed by
Registrar


Download : (PDF) - FUTA Post UTME Practise and Past Questions (All Subjects)



Source: FUTA FB Page 

FUTA Medicine and Surgery : Extension of Registration for POST-UTME Screening

The Practical Skills in Entrepreneuship (ENT 302) is a University course from the Federal University of Technology, Akure offered by all 300L students in their second semmester of 3rd year in academic program.

  In line with directives of National Universities Commission (NUC), ENT 302 is a compulsory course that students must undertake before the completion of their course of study.

FUTA Practical Entrepreneurship Skills (ENT 302)


ENT 302 is an opportunity for student to learn hands-on-skills in which the orientation program for the 2019/2020 held on the 17th of May, 2021.

See the List of : 100L - 500L Second Semester Courses to Watch Out For

  How To Register for the Practical Entrepreneurship Skills (ENT 302)

Registration for the the program is done via the FUTA Centre for Entrepreneurship online portal. To get started; simply;


Step 2: Login with your matric number and password

Step 3: Upon login, fill in the necessary information

Step 4: Choose your preferred trade (1st, 2nd and 3rd)

Step 5: Click on update and you'll be assigned the Entrepreneurship Skill you'd learn




ENT 302 Important Information


Registration ends on Monday 24th, May 2021
Training begins on June 1st, 2021

Training time are;
Friday 3pm - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

FUTA Practical Entrepreneurship Skills (ENT 302) : Registration, Time Schedule and More.

 One of the biggest news that broke the Internet from FUTA in the year 2021 is the National Universities Commission (NUC) for FUTA Medicine and Surgery course after a resource assessment and verification visit by panel of experts.


    However; due to because it's a new course programme, there's little to no information online about how to go registering for the course most especially for Aspirants.


   On this article, we have decided to share you the list of some Important Information you need to know as an Aspirant for the FUTA Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) course.


futa medicine and surgery important information



How to Register for the FUTA Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) Course


  As at May, 2021 of which this article is published, the Federal University of Technology urged candidates to process Change of Institutions and Courses to apply for the FUTA MBBS Course.

   Kindly note that the process for change of institutions and course is not within the control of FUTA. It is an exclusive function of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

 N.B -  It is only after you have made all the necessary changes on the JAMB Portal that you can now pay for the screening with FUTA for the MBBS program


Other Important Information You Need To Know About the FUTA Medicine and Surgery Course


  For candidates who want to register in order to be eligible to participate in the newly introduced MBBS Programme but have not been able to do so; here are some other important information you need to know ;

  1. FUTA does not collect fees for change of institutions and course . That process is within the purview of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board 

  2. FUTA has not collected  and cannot  collect  any fee for post - UTME Screening from candidates who have not effected the necessary changes on JAMB Portal

  3. The Process for change of institutions and course is not within the control of FUTA .It is an exclusive function of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

  4. CANDIDATES can ONLY pay for the screening with FUTA when the necessary changes have been made on the JAMB Portal .And ONLY JAMB can authorize this on its portal. 

  5. Candidates and their parents / sponsors are STRONGLY advised not to fall victims to antics of fraudsters who may want to take advantage of the situation to scam them

  6. The necessary units and officials of FUTA are in constant touch with officials of JAMB who have given strong assurances that the glitches will be sorted out in due course and there will be sufficient time for interested candidates to register for the screening.



If you have any further questions on the course, you can leave a comment on the article posted via the Federal University of Technology, Akure Official Social Handle

Link to the PUTME Page 

FUTA Medicine and Surgery : Registration Information for POST UTME SCREENING

 Having a spill over course is something every student dread and do not wish to be involved in such situation. But what do you do if you happen to find yourself – or a friend in that type of situation?

    On this article, we will be taking a look at how you can avoid Spill Over courses in the University as well as How to deal with a Spill over course (if you are already a victim)





In case you do not know the meaning of Spill over, Spill over can be refer to as the failure of a course or courses in the University. Hence, a Spillover student is one who still has outstanding course(s) – either by failing the course or by dropping it. 

       The Failure of a course which leads to an outstanding course come as a result of the student scoring lesser than the pass mark.

  (N.B: pass mark is calculated using both your C.A Test and the Examination)

However, what’s worse is – if a student is not careful, the Spill over can make matters worse whereby the affected student can keep repeating the outstanding course over, and over again. Below are 5 Ways to Deal with Spill Over (Carry over) Courses.


5 Remarkably Ways to Deal with Spill Over (Carry over) Courses


1. Do not Panic

While you might want to start worrying about the damages the Spilled over course would cause to your G.P.A, your mental balance and your academic, it is recommended you take it easy on yourself.

 

2. Can something be done about it?  


The next step is to really ask yourself if there’s something that can be done about the Spilled over course. In some cases, it could be a technical mistake on the University part which can be rectify if followed with due process.


3. If Yes, Go do it

If something can be done to rectify the mistake (let’s say it is a technical mistake from the University), then you shouldn’t delay to do something about it – by visiting the right authorities for amendment.


4. If No, accept reality

If you have truly confirmed that there is nothing that can be done about it, then you should start accepting the reality. The earlier you accept reality, the better it is for you.


5. Find out what make you fail it

There are several reasons that could make you fail a course – ranging from being a subject you really did not like, to not getting the necessary reading manuals, and the likes. Find out what made you fail it and write the list somewhere


6. Work on your weakness

This could be not being able to understand the topic, or perhaps it’s a one of those course you really did not like doing.

  Once you spot your weakness on the course, work on it and use it to your advantage so you could get over it.


7. Do not be timid – even in classes with Junior colleagues

You might want to feel intimidated when taking the course alongside junior colleagues but you shouldn’t. Failing a course doesn’t make you a failure but staying down does.


5 Remarkably Ways to Deal with Spill Over (Carry over) Courses

On Wednesday, 21st of April 2021, Andela in partnership with Grow with Google, and Pluralsight launched 2021’s Google Africa Developer Scholarship program to benefit aspiring technologists and developers in Africa!

Google Africa Developer Scholarship



About the Google Africa Developer Scholarship

Google Africa Developer Scholarship is a yearly scholarship program by Google in Partnertship with Andela and Pluralsights to train African to become a Certified and Developer in Android, Cloud and Mobile Web design track. 

Checkout: All You Need To Know About Google Africa Developer Scholaship ['19] 

This is an opportunity for aspiring developers who want to kick start their journey in tech and existing developers who would like to further advance their knowledge and skills in Android, Google Cloud, and Mobile Web technologies.

   Through this program, Andela  aim to continuously engage with developers in their journey to becoming a professional with skills that can get them employment opportunities after the program.

How To Apply for the Google Africa Developer Scholarship


Application Link: https://go.pluralsight.com/andela-email-2021

Programs to Learn from the Developer Scholarship


✅Android
✅Google Cloud
✅Mobile Web

Learn more and apply here: https://go.pluralsight.com/andela-email-2021

Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021 Program Now Open! APPLY HERE

 Nervous about starting a new semester in your school? This video you are about to watch will show you how you can plan and prepare for a new semester

plan for a new semester in school

{ VIDEO } - How To Plan and Prepare for a New Semester in School


With each semester comes its own challenges and rewards. This implies there's definitely going to be some good days and some bad days.

     To help you make the most of it, below is a short video that will help you better prepare for the good days and the "other days"

WATCH and ENJOY!




👉 If you would like to read instead, you can read the article here at 6 Ways To Properly Prepare for Every New Semester

(VIDEO) - How To Plan and Prepare for a New Semester in School

The Federal University of Technology, Akure had released the official Academic Calendar for the 2019/2020 Second Semester. The second semester academic session is scheduled to begin on Monday, 12th of April, 2021 and ends on Sunday, 22nd of August, 2021.

    Below are the full details of the Second Semester Session.

Futa second semester academic calendar



Revised Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020 SESSION


FUTA SECOND SEMESTER 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION


1. Monday, 12th of April, 2021                                                 Registration Portal Opens

2. Sunday, 25th of April, 2021                                               -    Arrival of All Students

3. Monday, 26th of April, 2021                                              -     Registration Continues

4. Monday, 3rd of May, 2021                                                 -     Lecture Commence

5. Friday, 7th of May, 2021                                                    -    Registration Ends

(FutaNewsandGist.com) 


6. Monday, 10th of May, 2021                                               -    Late Registration Commences

7. Saturday, 15th of May, 2021                                              -    Late Registration Ends

8. Monday, 21st of June TO Saturday, 26th of June, 2021    -    Mid-Semester Break

9. Monday, 28th of June, 2021                                               -    Lectures Continue

10.Saturday, 31st of July, 2021                                               -    Lectures End


                    (FutaNewsandGist.com) 


11.Monday, 2nd August to Saturday, 7th of August, 2021      -    Lecture-free Week

12.Monday, 9th of August, 2021                                             -    Examinations Start

13.Saturday, 21st of August, 2021                                           -    Examinations End

14. Sunday, 22nd of August, 2021                                           -    End of Session

SUMMARY

13 weeks of lectures, 3 weeks of registration and 2 weeks of examinations



VIEW/Download FUTA Second Semester Academic Session 


You can also view/download FUTA Second Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session below;

FUTA SECOND Semester Academic Calendar 2019/2020

FUTA OFFICIAL 2nd (SECOND) Semester Academic Calendar

  The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has been commissioned by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence Medicine and Surgery. 

  FUTA is one of the leading university of Technology in Nigeria famous for its notable contribution both within and outside the country.

  And now, the Institution is set to perform yet another outstanding feat by including Medicine and Surgery course to her list of full time Academic programmes.




 This was confirmed by the National Universities Commission after a Resource Assessment and Verification visit by panel of experts to the Proposed medical programme of Federal University of Technology, Akure. 

  Stating in the official circular, the Director of Academic Planning in person of Dr. N.B. Saliu mentioned that the Executive Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the full time mode of Medicine and Surgery course in the Institution.



 
Below is an official copy of the affirmation 👇


NUC Finally Approve FUTA Medicine and Surgery

This is to inform all the aspiring candidates that recently participated in the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) POST UTME and Direct Entry screening exercise that they can now check their results online.

FUTA Post UTME 2020/2021


How To Check FUTA Post UTME Result Online 


Step 1  👉 Visit the FUTA Post UTME result checking portal at https://www.futa.edu.ng/screeningapp/welcome/putmeappindex/_checkresult

Step 2 👉 Enter your UTME registration number in the box provided

Step 3 👉 And finally, click on "Submit" to access your result


Wishing you the best of luck!

Having trouble checking yours, Join the FutaNewsandGist Closed Aspirants Whatsapp Group to ask for help.


FUTA Post UTME Result Now Out. Here's How To Check Yours

For those who have been looking for the copy of the general FUTA timetable, here on this article you'll be able to download the Final examination Timetable for the 1st Semester 2019/2020 Academic Session.


  The examination according to the time table starts from Monday, 2nd of March, 2021 and lasts till Friday, 14th of April 2021.

   You can VIEW/DOWNLOAD the Whole Time-Table Here.

 In order to prepare for the examination, you can browse through the list of our Reading Materials as well as FUTA Past Questions.


We wish all Futarians best of luck in their Exams! 

Download FUTA 1st Semester Exam FINAL Timetable for 2019/2020 Session

 With thousands of FUTA Aspirants waiting to gain admission into the best University of Technology in Nigeria, one of the chances you have to make an impression as an Aspirant is the FUTA Post UTME Examination.

   While there are different criteria which FUTA takes into consideration before admitting a Student, the Post-UTME screening exercise is your one big opportunity to make an impression.


  In this article, we have listed out some important factors that would enable you write a successful Post-UTME Exam.

How to write a Post Utme Exam successfully - FutaNewsandGist


How To Write a Successful FUTA Post-UTME Examination - by FutaNewsandGist 



1. Arrive early to Exam Hall

  As simple as this might sounds, arriving earlier to the Exam hall in which one of them is making you feel at ease and having enough time to do a quick revision before starting your exam. 


2.  Pray before you start your Exam

   Faith is very important just as hard work is. One cannot afford to pray only without reading nor reading without having Faith. 


3. Do not Let Fear take the better of you


  It is understandable you might want to panic but you do not have to be.

  The Post-UTME Exam is just like any of your other CBT Exam (like Jamb). All you have todo is just to prepare 


4. Don't hesitate to ask any question if you have problem with your computer

 If you have trouble with the computer you're using for your exam, do not be timid to ask questions. 

   Even if it's a simple question as asking for where the calculator is. 


Download : FUTA Post UTME Practice and Past Questions 


5. Do the Subject you love first and followed by others.


  Once you've been presented with the questions, we would recommend you go for your favorite subject and answer that first. 

  Then progress to other subjects. This will save your time and also help you to concentrate more better. 


6. Try not to Submit until you're done

  Even if you do not understand a question, try as much as possible to solve it if you still have time - before hitting the submit button . 

  Do not leave any questions unanswered as that might be your chance to earn an extra points. 


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How To Prepare and Write a Successful FUTA Post-UTME Examination

For those who have already done their Reprint and are wondering what kind of Documents they should bring along when coming for the FUTA Post UTME Exam, in this article, you'll find a list of those documents we thought you should bring along.





1. Depositor's copy of Bank teller indicating payments as appropriate.


This Bank teller copy will be proof of your payment and only for those that paid to the bank. If you pay in a cybercafe (let's say through remita), you do not need to worry about this.


2. Jamb Utme Registration Slip. 


We understand there are different type of Jamb slip; HOWEVER, the one we are referring to in this case is "the first one" (which shows your biodata) and, the second one (which shows your exams date, time, seat number, and venue where you did your jamb). 

3. Printed copy of completed FUTA Post UTME registration slip and reprint

The FUTA Post UTME Reprint is the slip which will show your exam date, venue and time. If you haven't gotten your POST UTME Re-print yet, you can get it HERE

4. Print out of REMITA payment receipt

If you paid (during your FUTA Post UTME Registration ) in bank, you will automatically get this payment receipt from Bank.
   However, if you paid - let's say in a cybercafe, you will have a paper in which CARD PAYMENT RECEIPT will be written on it.
    That's where your RRR number is and you can always use your RRRR number to print your REMITA payment receipt by going to www.remitta.net

5. O level result


[Aspirants Guide] - 5 Documents To Bring for FUTA Post UTME Exam

This is to inform Fresher's, 100 level Students who are of OYO State origin in the Nigeria University about scholarship opportunity 

Oyo State Scholarship



 Criteria For Eligibility

▪️Local Government of Origin

▪️Name of University

▪️Admission Letter/ID Card

▪️Course of Study

▪️Telephone Number

▪️E.male

▪️Gender


Registration Link:  

https://scholarship.oyostate.gov.ng/100levelscholarship/


Note: 

1▪️All Students of Ibadan Indigene can apply


2▪️The Scholarship is for 100 level Students of Oyo State Origin 


3▪️Students from Nigeria University are Eligible to apply

Wishing you all the best 

[Opportunities] - Oyo State Scholarship For 100L Students

If you have done your Re-print of your Scheduling Slip, then by now you ought to have already know where you'll be having your FUTA Post UTME Exams.

    However, for those who might not be familiar with how to get to the locations of their FUTA Post UTME CBT Center, here are descriptions below;



1. ETC Obakekere, Federal University of Technology Akure

  The ETC Center at Obakekere in FUTA is famous for being used for Post UTME exams. If your schedule slip stated the venue as "ETC Obakekere, FUTA", you can locate it at the south gate area of the school, after Akindeko's hall of residence. 

2. Hollaram CBT Center, State Library Complex, Oyemekun Akure

If your scheduling slip stated this venue, you can get there by taking a Cab from FUTA North Gate (or FUTA South Gate). Tell the driver that you're going to the State Library (it should be around #100).
   Once you get there, the CBT center is one of the buildings in the library.


3. Sville CBT Center, CAC Grammar school, Ondo Road Akure. 

You can get to Sville CBT Center, CAC Grammar school by taking a cab from any of the school gate(FUTA North or South Gate).
   Then drop at Ondo by-pass road and stroll down a bit. The center is inside the secondary school. 

4. Idris CBT Center, Ilesa garage Akure

To get to this venue, (if you're coming from FUTA), take a cab and tell them you're going to ilesha garage. 
  When you alight the junction, just take look by your left and follow the road.  Idris CBT Center is just like a 3 minutes walk from there. 

5. PSTI CBT Center, Public Service Training Institute, Ilara Mokin

Take a cab going from Futa North Gate to Ilara-Mokin. Ensure to tell the cab man that you are alighting at the First junction. 
  when you alight at the first junction, the CBT center is just by the road side.


Is your CBT Centers not mentioned in the List or you're having trouble reaching your destination? Join the FutaNewsandGist Aspirants Closed Whatsapp Group Here.


Original Credit: FUTA Bro
Edited for Clarification by: FNG Team

[Description] - How To REACH Any of your FUTA Post UTME CBT Centers

 Sequel to the earlier announcement on 2020 P-UTME Screening Exercise, affected candidates are hereby directed to note the following information: 



 The Computer Based Test ( CBT) Screening Exercise will hold at designated centers between Thursday, 25th and Saturday 27th March 2021.

Consequently, candidates are directed to:

(a) Visit the FUTA website( www.futa.edu.ng) for details of their centers, dates, and time of their tests

(b) Print their scheduled slips and comply with the instructions therein and 


(c) Report at their centres only on the screening dates and time allotted to them
 
(d) All candidates should come with their NOSE MASKS as COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be strictly MAINTAINED and ENFORCED at venues of the screening exercise 

Signed
Richard Arifalo
Registrar

FUTA Post UTME Screening Exercise (Important Information)

This is to inform all FUTA Aspirants that they can now start printing their scheduling slips to know the date and time for their FUTA Post UTME Exam.

  In this article, you will learn how to Re-print your FUTA Schedule slip.




How To Re-PRINT FUTA Schedule Slip for Post UTME Exam


Step 1: Go to FUTA Post-UTME Application Form Page


Step 2: Enter your Jamb registration number and click on Login Now


Step 3: If the details are correct, you will be redirected to your dashboard


Step 4: After login to your dashboard, click on "Print Schedule Slip" as seen in the below screenshot 👇


READ ALSO: Top 6 Frequently Asked Questions + Answers for FUTA Aspirants


FAQS: Am Unable to RE-PRINT MY SLIP?


If you are unable to RE-PRINT, you can try to reupload your passport and recheck your Re-print slip

How To Re-print FUTA Post UTME Schedule Slip for your Exam Date