How UNILAG is Easing the Obligatory Fee Effects for Students


  • The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has introduced measures in response to the revised obligatory fees. These include instalment payment options, an improved work-study programme, scholarship opportunities, assistance for indigent students, alumni-supported “Triple A Project”, a “Pay for Mentors” initiative, and a partnership with Lagos BRT for easy transportation.

UNILAG's Response to Obligatory Fee Review

Amidst an evolving economic backdrop, the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) has proactively devised several strategies to mitigate the concerns of its student community and their families in response to the newly revised obligatory fees.

📆 Payment by Instalment Payment options available for all. Completion needed by 2nd semester registration.
💼 Work-Study Revitalisation Enhanced student work-study with better pay. Access via Dean, Student Affairs Division.
🎓 Scholarship Opportunities Available for students. Apply through Dean, Student Affairs Division.
🙏 Indigent Student Assistance Eligible needy students to receive assistance. Access via Dean, Student Affairs Division.
🤝 Triple A Project Alumni can “adopt-a-student”. More info available below.
🧠 Pay for Mentors University’s initiative for smart students.
🚌 Lagos BRT Partnership New dedicated BRT routes from Berger Bus Stop & Oshodi/Iyana Ipaja.
🔄 Periodic Reviews Measures may be reviewed and expanded. University Management sends their best wishes.

Breaking Down the New Measures:

  1. Flexible Fee Payment:
    • The University now offers payment by instalment to all its students.
    • Students need to note that while this flexibility is granted, full payment must still be finalised by the commencement of the second semester registration.
  2. Revamped Work-Study Programme:
    • UNILAG is proud to announce a rejuvenated student work-study programme.
    • Not only has the scope of this programme been expanded, but the remuneration has also seen a notable uplift.
    • Those eager to seize this opportunity should reach out to the Dean, Student Affairs Division.
  3. Scholarship Avenues:
    • A myriad of scholarship opportunities now await students.
    • All details and application avenues can be sourced from the office of the Dean, Student Affairs Division.
  4. Support for Indigent Students:
    • UNILAG recognizes the diverse economic backgrounds of its students.
    • Eligible students facing financial challenges can expect support from the University.
    • This assistance can be availed by contacting the Dean, Student Affairs Division.
  5. Triple A Initiative:
    • Under the innovative “Triple A (Adopt an Akokite)” project, alumni and philanthropic Nigerians are given the opportunity to support a student’s journey at the University.
    • More details on this laudable initiative can be found on the official UNILAG website.
  6. Pay for Mentors Project:
    • Aimed at nurturing the brightest minds, the University introduces the “Pay for Mentors Project”.
    • This is yet another stride by UNILAG to enhance the academic environment for its exceptional students.
  7. Collaboration with Lagos BRT:
    • To address transportation concerns, the Management has successfully collaborated with the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA).
    • As a result, additional BRT dedicated routes will now cater to students commuting from the Berger Bus Stop axis and the Oshodi/Iyana Ipaja areas in Lagos State.

The University wishes to emphasize that these strategies are dynamic. Continuous reviews and enhancements will be made to serve the community better. Students, parents, and guardians are assured of the unwavering commitment of the UNILAG Management towards their welfare.

For more updates and clarifications, the University’s official channels remain open and accessible.

UNILAG Management extends its best wishes to all its students and stakeholders.

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