INSIDEMAINLAND – There is good news for Mainlanders who schooled at the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, as the management of the university has launched a 24-hour transcript processing platform.
This comes after a series of complaints about difficulties alumnus face in procuring their transcripts which has led to numerous missed opportunities that require transcripts.
The university said the new platform will accelerate the transmission of students’ copies of the electronic transcripts within 24 hours adding that applications can be made through the students’ portal.
The university said since the deployment of the platform, over 40,000 applications have been successfully processed.
The institution’s vice-chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, In a statement titled; “Development of Efficient Transcript Processing,” said it has also resuscitated a task force saddled with the responsibility of resolving all issues relating to students’ results.
The statement read in part: “In line with the vision of the university and the determination to ensure that our esteemed alumnus enjoy a seamless procedure in the application for transcripts and other related documents, the vice-chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS and management of the University of Lagos has deployed a more efficient platform that will facilitate the transmission and receipt of electronic transcripts within 24 hours.
“In addition, graduates of the University can now request for student copy transcripts in lieu of official transcripts. This can be accessed by applying through the student portal on the University website. The Student Copy transcript will be sent immediately to the applicant’s email address as an attachment once payment is in the first quarter of 2018, the Management approved full deployment of the online processing and digital verification of transcripts, certificates and other relevant documents.”
“The application portal (records.unilag.edu.ng) allows graduates to apply for transcripts electronically. The portal can also be accessed through the university website by clicking on records on the homepage. It is noteworthy that since 2018, over 40,000 applications have been successfully processed,” the statement concluded.
The management of UNILAG also said it has agreed with the World Education Service (WES), an organisation that provides credential evaluations for international students and immigrants planning to study or work in the U.S. and Canada, on the processing of e-transcripts and automatic verification of results.
With this agreement, it said, all applications to WES would be processed and completed within 48 hours.