Sim Shagaya, the founder of uLesson, an edtech startup, has announced that they’ve been granted an online university license by the National Universities Commission (NUC). This is in line with uLesson’s plan to expand beyond K-12 into providing open-distance tertiary education.
The online university, now called Miva Open University, will commence offering degrees in computing and management courses —Computer Science, Software Engineering, Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Public Policy & Administration, Data Science and Cybersecurity — before expanding to other fields.
According to Shagaya’s tweet, their launch into the tertiary education sector is timely as the need for effective affordable tertiary education is as acute as ever. He further reiterates their commitment to pushing the boundaries of accessibility, affordability, efficacy, convenience and innovation.
Shagaya has always been vocal about his commitment to providing holistic…