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Government College Umuahia
Nigerian / British Curriculum
2021/2022 Academic Session
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GCU is a boarding school for boys aged between 10 and 17. We offer a combination of British and Nigerian curricula.
Robert Fisher arrived in Umuahia in 1927, on January 29, 1929 he opened the gates of the school to 25 students drawn from all parts of Nigeria and West Africa, but with catchment in Eastern Nigeria, and the Southern Cameroons. Government College Umuahia began in 1929 as a teacher training institute and in 1930, converted to a secondary school. Fisher ran this school until 1939 when, at the start of the Second World war, he left for England on retirement and was replaced by W. N. Tolfree.
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Submit the completed application form with the following documents:
2 recent passport photographs (not more than 6 months old)
Photocopy of candidate’s birth certificate or international passport data page
Immunization record and medical report (after the admission is offered)
Applicants will undergo an online test according to their age category.
Ikot - Ekpene Road
Umuahia South LGA Abia
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