While many tertiary institutions are still reeling and counting their losses, due to the impact COVID-19 has had on their operations, College on Hills like a phoenix rising from the ashes, having adjusted their teaching methods as instructed by the Department of Higher Education, tapped into a new segment of the market of distance learning.
Young professionals with busy schedules seeking to improve their academic qualifications have chosen the college as their preferred college to further their studies. Furthermore with the government easing the lockdown regulation the institution the college is hoping for an upward trajectory in their intake numbers this academic year.
The college’s Director Emmanuel Dolo said “As we had to adapt and shift our focus from face to face learning to online teaching, we realised that we could reach more people than before giving us a new opportunity to tap to a neglected segment of the market. Our online registrations increased as more young professionals opted for this option in order to improve their educational background.”
“What set us apart is that we have accessible and affordable in-house loans to assist learners who are financially struggling to pay for their tuition fees. Also offer matric rewrites classes; our admission dates are open till March. Our admission criteria is not restrictive based on one’s matric results,” said Dolo.