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Goethe-Institut SA Hack Ur Culture Programme

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Goethe-Institut SA Hack Ur Culture Programme

Ayeye! Calling all creative and tech pioneers to participate in Hack Ur Culture – a cultural heritage hackathon to shape the future of African GLAM institutions! “Hack-Ur-Culture” is a virtual platform that brings together GLAM institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) with creative minds and tech enthusiasts to bring about collaborations and innovations deriving from open cultural data.

Background

In 2020, GLAM institutions have been severely hurt by the Covid-19 pandemic losing their audiences since the start of the lockdown. This extended period without foot traffic through their doors has forced GLAM institutions to consider what a virtual future looks like.

This is an opportunity for brave young minds to lead in the development of innovative solutions that will be used by some of the continents most reputable GLAM institutions.

Goals for the hackathon

  • To help make cultural heritage data open and accessible to the public
  • To deliver impactful learning and development
  • To put the question of cultural heritage data on the agenda
  • To offer a platform of experimentation to discover what is possible for the future of GLAM institutions

Requirements

  • This hackathon is open to enthusiastic young professionals in the creative and cultural industries across sub saharan Africa. We are looking for game developers, app developers, designers, researchers, media makers, journalists, writers – all are welcome to form teams and register to participate.

When

  • The hackathon is kicking off on Heritage day, 24 September 2020. The hackathon will run for a period of 3 weeks with final project submissions due on Sunday, 18 October 2020 at 23:59. There will be a virtual prize-giving to announce the winners on a date to be announced.

Benefits

  • The winning team earns a spot to participate in the Coding Da Vinci hackathon taking place in Germany in 2021 (April or August, depending on International travel restrictions).
  • Additionally, there will be supporting awards for impressive projects that will receive exciting cash/product prizes to be announced in the coming weeks.
  • Winning projects will be featured in the Fak’ugesi 2020 exhibition.

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Ramat Polytechnic Admission List For 2020/2021

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Ramat Polytechnic Admission List For 2020/2021

The management of the Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri has released the list of candidates offered provisional admission into its National Diploma (ND) full-time programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Ramat Polytechnic admission list for the National Diploma (ND) full-time for the 2020/2021 academic session.

Candidates that applied for admission into the Ramat Polytechnic ND full-time programmes can now check their admission status online.

How to Check Ramat Polytechnic Admission List

  1. Go to RAMAT poly website at https://ramatpoly.net/
  2. Locate and click the Admission link on the top of the page
  3. Enter your JAMB registration number in the required column
  4. Finally, click on the Check button to access your Ramat Poly admission status.

Successfully admitted candidates are advised to:

  • Login to their JAMB Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) and ACCEPT or REJECT their admission.
  • Print their JAMB admission letter after accepting the admission.
  • Print their original JAMB result slip (this comes with passport photography affixed to it).
  • Apply for a change of course on the JAMB Portal in case they are offered courses different from the ones they initially applied for.

OR

Check their admission status on the JAMB admission status checking portal by following the procedure outlined below:

  1. Go to the JAMB admission portal at https://portal.jamb.gov.ng/efacility_/.
  2. Login to your Jamb profile with your username and password.
  3. Scroll down then locate and click the ‘Check Admission Status‘ tab.
  4. Select your Exam year and enter your registration number in the required column.
  5. Finally, click on ‘Check Admission Status‘ to access your RAMAT Poly admission status.

Congratulations to all the candidates that made it to Ramat Poly admission list for the 2020/2021 academic session.

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