Uniport Emerges Fifth in 2022 Ranking

According to recent releases of Best University Ranking in 2022, University of Port Harcourt (Uniport), Rivers State, has moved up to the fifth position, barely one year after Prof. Owunari Georgewill became the vice-chancellor.

The University which was established in 1975 as University College, Port Harcourt and was given university status in 1977.

The University is located within the Choba axis in port harcourt and has over 8 faculty’s and has well equipped teaching hospital

During the joyous celebration, the current vice chancellor Prof. Georgewill expressed his indebt concern over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

He went ahead to assure that the institution will continue to channel maximum efforts in seeing to it that impactful and intellectual  moves are made to end the strike.

The Public Relations Officer of the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport), Sam Kpenu, while speaking referenced Georgewill saying: “The new ranking confirms that the hard work of UNIPORT is recognised and valued.”

The university of Port Harcourt, moving up to it’s current position in the recent 2022 Webometrics ranking, is a clear indication that the institution is  driven to meet the world’s challenges.

He continued by saying that their main goal is to elevate UNIPORT to become overall best in Africa and well ranked in the world.”

In his same speech, he started that University of Port Harcourt’s (Uniport) management will continue to provide vision and strategy to strengthen intellectual property and identify new ventures and opportunities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

He added: “We will engage with internal and external partners to build and grow innovation activities.

According to the Vice Chancellor Uniport, There has existed wonderful growth in the educational and infrastructural development of the university since his administration.

And with this new ranking, he will continue to lead the effort of the university to create even greater impact.”

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