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BUIB: Former Students Collect Originals of Undergraduate Certificates.

Ex-students of Biaka University Institute of Buea BUIB are gladdened with the availability of their undergraduate certificates after years of waiting. This show of excitement was visible during the handing over ceremony of the certificates to the BUIB Nigerian former students who convene at Rosebud Hotel, Abuja Nigeria, for the collection of this document from the University’s administrative personnel.

At the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of BUIB Dr. Mrs. Francisca Hongla Biaka via a video call, addressed these students and applauded them for their understanding and maturity exhibited over the years as they waited for this important document. She reassured participants of the University’s Credibility and commitment in serving her students as VIPs while calling on them to remain ambassadors of the institution and be professional in their practice.

In addition, the Special Adviser to the VC/Public Relations Officer Mr Singe Ikome Otto, alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager Mme Fomucha Mirabelle representing BUIB in Nigeria, appreciated these students for their years of patience while reminding them of the process involved in the issuing of original certificates as stipulated by the law governing educational institutions in Cameroon. They reiterated that the delay is no fault of Biaka University Institute of Buea but rather the system put in place by the State mentoring institution which however is under review for better facilitation of the process.

On their part, the students immensely thanked the management of BUIB for this great gesture in displacing her workers from Cameroon to Nigeria for the handing of their certificates. This they noted will go a long way to allow some of them gain work promotion.

The event which took place on the 24th of July 2021 in Abuja Nigeria, saw the presence of over 70 BUIB ex students of the Nigerian Community.

BUIB: Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Welcomes team from BUIB

The Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria on this 23rd day of July 2021 received dignitaries from Biaka University Institute of Buea, on a friendly visit to the agency. Welcoming the Special adviser to the VC and PR officer of BUIB Mr. Singe Ikome Otto alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager of BUIB Mme Fomucha Mirabelle, the Secretary General/Registrar Mr. Alh Faruk Umar Abubaka applauded BUIB for their efforts put over the years in maintaining standards in the grooming of nurses and midwives who do not only serve Nigeria, but the world at large.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council it should be noted, takes charge of issuing work permit/ licence to graduates after they have undergone a special examination which qualifies them to obtain a licence to work as professionals in their different disciplines within the Nigerian community.

Training nurses and other health care practitioners for over 22years the Biaka University Institute of Buea has been in close collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as the institute has trained and graduated many Nigerians over the years.

Speaking at this meeting , the delegation from BUIB appreciated the Registrar and his collaborators for their services rendered.

BUIB : Courtesy Visit to the Federal Education Ministry, Nigeria.

A two man delegation of Biaka University Institute of Buea meets with officials of the Nigerian Ministry of Education to strengthen working relationship within these two bodies. Welcoming the team from BUIB, the sub director of Education Support Services Mr. Koli S. N Expressed satisfaction with the professionalism exhibited by Biaka University Institute of Buea over the years. This Ministry which is in charge of the evaluation of academic certificates for authenticity and equivalence has been working closely with BUIB to ensure that their citizens who graduate from Biaka University Institute of Buea, just like other foreign institutions have their certificates duly evaluated and processed for eligibility of the graduates to function within the Nigerian system and beyond.

Representing BUIB, the Public Relations Officer Mr. Singe Ikome Otto alongside the Communication and Marketing Manager Mme Fomucha Mirabelle extended words of thanks to the Ministry for the smooth Collaboration and promised to keep the candle burning in graduating qualified health practitioners amongst others. The meeting took place on Thursday the 22nd of July 2021 at the Federal Education Ministry in Abuja Nigeria.

BUIB: 2021/2022 Admissions Open

The 2021/2022 Admission Season for Biaka University Institute of Buea (BUIB) has been launched.  This was during a BUIB Admission Board meeting which took place recently at the University’s auditorium spelling out the institution’s readiness for the 2021/2022 academic year. The admission season opens on the 1st of July 2021 and shall run till a date that will be announced later.

During the admission board meeting, key points were highlighted including the entry requirements into the School of Management Sciences and the School of Health Sciences  at Biaka University Institute Of Buea as stipulated by the government ( a pass in at least two A level subjects  or its equivalence (excluding Religion) for general undergraduate  programs like Nursing and other programs in the School of Management Sciences while more specialized programs like Midwifery, Medical Imaging etc have specific requirements.

Emphasis was equally made on the fact that applications will be done strictly ONLINE and the University has made provisions for an admission center that will attend to the needs of applicants on campus. For applicants’ offsite, a hotline is available on the application portal, for easy communication and clarification.

Coming at a time when the effect of the novel COVID -19 Pandemic cannot be overlooked, management has equally instituted measures including the provision of water points for hand washing and disinfecting, large amphitheaters for social distancing and the compulsory wearing of facemask by all on campus amongst others; which will go a long way to prevent the spread of the virus on campus.

Biaka University Institute of Buea it should be noted is well equipped with trained personnel as well as modern infrastructures, to host both her old and new students.