Education and University Fairs in Nigeria - The Complete List

Education and University fairs are still a new phenomenon in Nigeria as not much is said or heard about it compared to places like the US and UK where virtually on monthly bases University fairs are being held.

However, our research has shown that career councilors and education consultants in Nigeria are braising up to the challenge.
Below, we will outline for your benefit some Colleges and University Education fairs organized to hold in Nigeria to help students in Nigeria make informed decisions about their dream to study abroad. In our earlier post, we explained what actually are colleges or university education fairs and what such fairs intend to achieve.

Some of the Education and University fairs organized by different bodies to hold in different locations across Nigeria before the end of 2019 include.
  1. British Council Study UK Nigeria International Schools Tour
  2. Nigeria Education Fair
  3. UK University Fair in Lagos
  4. UK University Fair in Abuja
  5. UK Education Fair in Kaduna, Owere, Ilori, Akure and Benin City

1. British Council Study UK Nigeria International Schools Tour

The Study UK Nigeria International Schools Tour is an educational fair and exhibition organized by the British Council as part of its International Education Services.

The exhibitions provide a diverse platform for educational institutions to meet with prospective students and build a relationship with local education providers, key influencers agents. The programme is built on the British Council’s enduring expertise, expanding the profile and reputation of academic study in the United Kingdom while attracting increased numbers of visitors to the UK.

The 2019 Study UK Nigeria International Schools Tour is scheduled to hold in Nigeria on 20th September 2019. Interested participants can register here. When the page opens, navigate to the next page and then click on the link indicating "Study UK Nigeria International Schools Tour"

2. Nigeria Education Fair

The Nigeria Education Fair is organized by "NigeriaFair" and it is a well branded high value and highly publicized educational event which is considered by many as a rescue for many students admission into international educational institutions.

Apart from student admission, this fair objective is also to create partnership opportunities with local educational institutions with a major goal of bringing the best standards in the educational system.

The fair is open to every person interested in pursuing education abroad. Guardians and Parents are strongly advised to come along with their wards as there will be programs for leavers of secondary school, current students of university and polytechnics, graduates and those in the academia for masters and doctorate degree programs.

This year’s Nigeria International Education Fair is aimed at bringing together educational institutions from all over the world to display college, graduate, master, MBA, and Ph.D. study abroad opportunities. This is an opportunity for these institutions to meet thousands of Nigerian students in this most productive study overseas market.

This 2019 event is scheduled to hold in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and Port Harcourt from Saturday 27th April 2019 to 2nd May 2019. Interested students can click here for registration and more details on the venues and actual dates of events.

3. UK University Fair in Lagos

The UK University Fair in Lagos is a special event organized to help students study in the UK and Ireland’s best universities. It is organized by UKUNIFAIR. The SI-UK Education Fair is dedicated to helping students achieve their dream of studying in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The SI-UK Education Fair provides an avenue is where students meet with participating universities and their representatives to explore multiple subject fields in diverse institutions in one approach! More than 20 delegates from participating universities in the UK and Ireland will be on the ground to give you study options and available opportunities.

Many a time students may be confused about where or what to study overseas. This is why annually, more than 500 thousands of students in Nigeria apply to study overseas but many get lost in the process. Now is the chance for you to save time, energy and your hard earned money by getting all your questions answered on various programmes, fees, financial aids application processes.

Benefits of UK University Fair in Lagos

  • Get instant admission offer
  • Get all issues and questions answered and clarified
  • Meet Live with renowned international universities from the UK and Ireland
  • Find and compare hundreds of courses for you to choose and the right one.
  • Learn their application process and discover how easy it can actually be!
  • Compare the costs of education in your destinations of choice!
  • Discover about the work opportunities to work during and after your study programme.
The UK University Fair in Lagos is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date: 19 April 2018
Time: 10:00 - 4:00
Location: SI-UK Lagos Office
Registration Website:

4. UK University Fair in Abuja

The UK University Fair in Abuja is also organized by UKUNIFAIR. In addition to the benefits mentioned above, at the event, you’ll get to learn more about the different options available in terms of the institution, location, courses, costs, and accommodation; become familiar with a student visa and its requirements.

You can meet with the organizer counselors help you through the best options and preferred among the universities at any of their branches in Lagos or Abuja. They conducted live counseling activities for those not resident in Lagos, for two weeks in the month of March.

The UK University Fair in Abuja is scheduled to hold as follows:
Date: 17 April 2018
Time: 10:00 - 4:00
Location: SI-UK Abuja Office
Registration Website:
Contacts: +234 8104841013, [email protected]

5. UK Education Fair in Kaduna, Owerri, Ilori, Akure and Benin City

For those who are interested in studying in the UK for a foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate programme, you can explore great study opportunities with this education fair, where you will have the chance to meet with representatives of up to 15 universities in the United Kingdom for:
  • Professional admission advice
  • Scholarships and aid opportunities
  • Work employment and internships
  • Varieties of Study abroad options
  • Professional visa advice for students
UK Universities Participating in the fair include:
  • Aberdeen University
  • Glasgow University
  • Reading University
  • Southampton University
  • Kent University
  • Leeds University
  • Salford University
  • Portsmouth University
  • Central Lancashire University
  • University of De-Montfort
  • University of Northumbria, Newcastle
  • University of Anglia Ruskin
  • University of Leeds Beckett
  • Strathclyde University
  • Bradford University
The UK Education Fairs are scheduled to hold as follows:

Kaduna Fair
Date: 2nd April 2019
Venue: ASAA Pyramid Hotel, Kaduna, Nigeria.

Owerri Fair
Date: 5th of April, 2019
Venue: Greatwood Hotel, New Owerri Imo State

Ilorin Fair
Date: 9th of April, 2019
Venue: Noktel Hotel, GRA Ilorin, Kwara State,

Akure Fair
Date: 11th of April, 2019
Venue: Grand Capital Hotel, Akure, Ondo State,

Benin City Fair
Date: 13th of April, 2019
Venue: Constantial Hotel, Benin City, Edo State

How to Register
Those interested in this Education fair can register here
Or please call 09069422402 or 08180251349 for more Information.

These are the Education and University Fairs we have discovered so far to take place in Nigeria this year. Our list may not yet be exhaustive, as more and more are being organized, we promise to keep you updated.

Please, do let us know of any education fair happening this year that we missed in the list using the comment form below and be sure we will add it to the list immediately it is confirmed.

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