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St Veronica Medical Centre Lights Christmas Tree

“Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let earth receive her King…..” these words echoed in a beautiful melody  as the lights of  Christmas brightened the esplanade of St Veronica Medical Centre during the lighting of the Christmas tree event which took place this Tuesday the 20th of December 2022 at the Biaka Complex. A yearly tradition meant to celebrate as a family the birth of Christ, was thrilled with melodic Christmas carols by the talents of the BUIB Choir.


Opening the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor Dr. Mrs. Francisca Hongla Biaka, used the opportunity to thank God for the gift of the students, faculty and staff of St Veronica Medical Centre while praying that the joy that comes with the birth of Christ should live with them and their entire household. She challenged all to rejoice, forget about all that troubles them and focus on Christ who is the supreme giver of all that is good.

During the celebration, participants enjoyed gifts from “Fr. Christmas” ranging from Christmas balls, caps, glasses and flowers just to mention these few. This exhibits a sign of love and togetherness that exists among staff and students of this Complex.

This celebration was followed by another show of love from the management of the Complex who in their usual style offered gifts in kind to all members of staff including rice, oil, tomatoes among others.  Staff members on their part expressed gratitude to the movers and shakers of St Veronica Medical Complex for their all-time love and support.

Good News at BUIB! Overcoming the Challenge of NCLEX-RN Examination

Hurray! Come 2023, Biaka University Institute of Buea will take another giant step to increase the visibility and employability of its graduates  in the United States of America.   This institution which has been known worldwide for her excellence does not stay at the position of providing standard education, but goes beyond to ensure that her graduates are well placed in the international market. This explains why the university shall enter into partnership for her students to receive training for the NCLEX-RN Examination; one which graduates must take before having the license to practice as nurses in the United States of America.

This partnership shall be realized through the collaboration with Dr. Kevin Foy, an Oncology Practitioner at The Ohio State University Medical Center and an adjunct professor at Hondros College of Nursing in the USA.


During his visit to BUIB, Dr. Kevin handed some textbooks to the Vice Chancellor of BUIB Dr. Mrs. Francisca Hongla Biaka who expressed gratitude for this gesture. Talking to Dr. Kevin on why they chose BUIB for this partnership, he explained that “Biaka University Institute of Buea is known for her excellence and for attracting some of the brightest talents in the nation and her graduates are exceptional”. These books will be available at the BUIB’s Library for interested students.

BUIB Celebrates 910 Graduates!

910 graduates from the prestigious Biaka University Institute of Buea, have been called to be resilient and unique in perusing their goals and above all, never to give up on faith as they transit to a new phase in their career. This call was made during an Academic Discourse by Nfon  Mukette IV Ekoko at the 2022 graduation ceremony of BUIB Celebrated on November 11th 2022.

Present to celebrate this milestone was the Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education represented by Professor Wilfred Nyongbet Gabsa -Secretary General of this Ministry who during the event extoled the efforts by the entire staff of BUIB in the realization of this success -“you should consider this memorable academic jamboree as a celebration of your good work, of the knowledge you impacted on today’s graduates. Please accept the words of gratitude from the Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education for a job well done”.

The Vice Chancellor of BUIB Dr. Mrs. Francisca Hongla Biaka saluted the brilliant performances by these graduates from the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the School of Management Sciences, Health Sciences and Education. In a special way she praised the graduates for making BUIB stand out of the crowd as the best University Institute at the 2022 Higher National Diploma –HND examination. While highlighting the improvements made in the areas of infrastructures and partnerships among others to boost the effectiveness in teaching and learning at BUIB, the VC in her presentation, reassured parents of the quality of education BUIB will continue to offer to her students.

At this 2022 carnival, the University applauded and acknowledged the exceptional performance by the overall best student Aduba Ifechukwudeni Emmanuel who from a total of 4GPA, emerged with a GPA of 3.93 from the department of Nursing. Prizes in cash and in kind were awarded to him alongside other best students from all the different programmes.

Present at the graduation ceremony were over 2000 participants including a representative of the University of Buea, the Nigerian Consul General for the Northwest and Southwest Regions, Regional Delegates, Religious and Traditional authorities, parents, friends and well-wishers of BUIB.

1,557 Students Become Bona Fide Members of BUIB

Some 1,557 Fresh Men and Women have pledged their commitment to remain focused and respectful as they take on their academic journey of transformation at Biaka university institute of Buea BUIB. This pledge to obey the rules and regulations guiding student’s conduct and discipline in BUIB and to adhere to academic honesty was publicly expressed during the matriculation ceremony of newly admitted students for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Officially welcoming students as bona fide of BUIB, the Pro Chancellor Prof. James Porthood implored students to uphold the values of this noble institution and to take advantage of all the services provided by the institution in providing professional knowledge. He further urged matriculants  to be prepared to prove their worth and earn their place in the society.


While delivering an academic discourse during this remarkable event, Emeritus professor Tchombe Therese invited students to transform the skills obtained to processes that will address societal problems .she reiterated the importance of Assignments and urged students to take this aspect seriously and also endeavor to work in groups for this she says makes learning easier.

During the taking of the matriculation oath, the registrar of BUIB Dr. Mrs. Veronica Ika Visemih, beseeched students to stay focused on what enhances their studies in BUIB and to stay away from any deviant behaviors that do not reflect the values of the institution.


The ceremony which Marks the formal integration of new students into the university system and an  Official induction of the students witnessed the installation of the student Government by the Vice Chancellor Dr. Mrs. Fancisca Hongla Biaka.

The matriculation ritual which took place on campus this 10th day of November 2022, saw the presence of students from the different Schools of BUIB; the School of Education, Management Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Agricultural Sciences and Health Sciences. BUIB matriculation ceremony   comes a day before the 2022 graduation ceremony of BUIB scheduled for November 11th at

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