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  • Capital Abuja
  • Official Languages English
  • Population 169.3 million
  • International tertiary students 70,043 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 398
  • Australian share (percentage) 1 percent

Nigeria education market profile

News and opportunities

Africa Education Insights VideoMIP subscribers only
Monday, July 13, 2015Multimedia
Senior Trade Commissioner John Madew talks about education opportunities in Africa and how Austrade can help providers understand the steps necessary to achieve success in the market.
Nigerian State university in Abuja seeks partnership with Australian institutionsMIP subscribers only
Monday, December 08, 2014Higher education | Opportunities
A state university in the Nigerian capital of Abuja is seeking to partner with Australian institutions to develop science and technology courses, student and faculty exchange programs and joint PhD an ...
MIP Education Insight - Nigeria
Wednesday, July 23, 2014ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education | Reports
Nigeria is an emerging market for Australia, with international student commencements doubling since 2010. While growth is occuring from a small base, Nigerian students are choosing to study in divers ...
MIP Education Snapshot - Nigeria
Friday, June 13, 2014Market overviews | Reports
There are 30 million students in Nigeria, comprising 20 million in primary education, 9 million in secondary education and the remaining in tertiary education. Nigeria has a growing interest in Austra ...
Webinar to explore growing potential for Australian education providers in West Africa
Tuesday, October 29, 2013Higher education | Austrade update
West Africa holds great potential as a source of student recruitment for Australian providers. Opportunities also exist for academic cooperation and exchanges in the medium-term.

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