About The NCUK International Foundation Year Qualification

Do you dream of studying abroad at top universities in the world? NCUK International Foundation Year @ Zamani College, Kaduna can help make this dream become a reality. We will support you throughout your entire study year. We have well trained teachers with many years of teaching experience who are ready to help you achieve your dreams to study abroad. Our infrastructures: Confortale a/c study rooms, well-equipped science Read more
Zamani College in partnership with the Northern Consortium of Universities in the United Kingdom (NCUK), offers an International Foundation qualification leading to guaranteed admission for 3 years undergraduate and 1 year masters, total of four (4) years into any of the partner universities which are members of the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK). The Foundation qualification runs from September to June. The NCUK Guaranteed Universities and NCUK Worldwide Universities are as follows:


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About NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY)

  • ⦿  NCUK is unique in UK higher education.
  • ⦿  The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed with NCUK university partners to prepare international students for first year entry to undergraduate degree courses.
  • ⦿  Its purpose is to help bridge the gap between a student’s local qualification and starting a university degree.
  • ⦿  Students who successfully complete the International Foundation year gain guaranteed access to thousands of degree courses at one of the NCUK Guaranteed Universities.
  • ⦿  NCUK qualifications are recognised by NCUK universities and by most others across the UK, including many of the Russell Group (UK’s Ivy League), and also by universities internationally.
  • ⦿  Since 1987, NCUK has helped over 30,000 international students gain guaranteed access to leading UK universities.
  • ⦿  Students are assisted in UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admission Services) application
  • ⦿  No other foundation provider gives you the opportunity of entry to so many UK universities.
  • ⦿  This programme has an unrivalled reputation and track record of success for more than 25 years.

Why Choose NCUK?

  • ⦿   NCUK Guarantee – Students who pass their qualification are guaranteed* a place at an NCUK Guaranteed University and can choose from thousands of degree courses.
  • ⦿  NCUK students also have the opportunity to study at one of the NCUK Worldwide Universities (located in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America).
  • ⦿  NCUK recruits students from over 100+ nationalities each year:
    •   80% of NCUK students achieve a first or second class degree at university
    •   90% of NCUK students get into their first choice university
*for full terms and conditions of the NCUK Guarantee, click here

Entry Requirements

  • ⦿   Minimum of B/C Grade and above in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics in the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and National Examinations Council (NECO).
  • OR

  • ⦿  Minimum of three A’s and two B’s in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).


  1. 1. Click here to get started with NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) Qualification. Application form can also be obtained at the school premises or requested by sending an email.
  2. 2. Zamani College admits applicants without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin. These factors are not considered in the administration of the school.
  3. 3. All fields should be completed in capital/block letters.
  4. 4. Fully and accurately complete this Application for Admission and return it to Z, Zamani College, Secondary along with the following:
    i. Recent passport size photographs
    ii. Birth certificate
    iii. Transcript from your previous school
    iv. WAEC or IGCSE results.


Amina Usman

NCUK 2018/2019 awardee.

Amina is currently studying Architecture at Kingston University London. She wishes to share her wonderful experience at NCUK Zamani College Kaduna.


NCUK 2015/2016 awardee.

Jude is a NCUK 2015/2016 awardee. He studied Accounting, Finance Management and Economics. He is currently studying Finance and Big Data Analysis at the Swansea University.


Asmau MSc.

Asmau has a masters in Economics and Health and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Manchester University. She shares her amazing experience at NCUK Zamani College Kaduna.

Muhammad Modibo

NCUK 2018/2019

Muhammad is a first year undergraduate student at the University of Salford in Manchester. He is currently studying Aircraft Engineering and has therefore decided to share his experience as a student at NCUK Zamani College.

Nasir Ibrahim

Nasir Ibrahim PhD.

Nasir Ibrahim is a research associate at the University of Buckingham. He earned a PHD at the age of 25. Watch him share his experience as a student at NCUK Zamani College Kaduna.


NCUK 2010

Clinton got a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Security Studies at the University of Bradford. He proceeded to obtain a masters in International Politics and Security Studies. Currently works in a financial sector.

Rabiu Rabiu

NCUK 2018

Rabiu is currently studying Mathematics at State University of New York (SUNY). He intends to study Medicine afterwards.

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