About The NCUK International Foundation Year Qualification

Do you dream of studying abroad at top universities in the world? the 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 qualified teachers with many years of teaching experience who are ready to help you achieve your dreams to study abroad.
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Zamani College in partnership with NCUK, the University Consortium, offers the International Foundation qualification to help students bridge the gap between their local secondary education and starting a bachelor's degree abroard. Successful completion of the International Foundation Year will guaranteed students access to an NCUK University. This qualification runs from September to June. The NCUK University Network includes top-ranked Universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA.


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About The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY)

  • NCUK is unique in international higher education.
  • The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed with NCUK universities to prepare international students for first year entry to undergraduate degree courses.
  • Its purpose is to help bridge the gap between an international 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 an NCUK University.
  • 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 35,000 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 qualification has an unrivalled reputation and track record of success for more than 30 years.

Why Choose NCUK?

  • NCUK Guarantee – Students who pass their qualification are guaranteed* a place at an NCUK University and can choose from thousands of degree courses.
  • NCUK students can progress to a wide range of international universities located in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA.
  • 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
*click here for full terms and conditions of the NCUK Guarantee.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of B/C Grade and above in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics in the (WASSCE/NECO).


  1. Click here to get started with the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) Qualification. Application form can also be obtained at the school premises or requested by email.
  2. Fully and accurately complete this application for Admission and return it to Zamani College, Secondary along with the following:
    1. Recent passport size photographs.
    2. Birth certificate.
    3. Transcript from your previous school.
    4. WAEC or IGCSE results.


Amina Usman

NCUK IFY 2018/2019.

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

Jude Terdoo Manager

NCUK IFY 2015/2016.

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

Asmau Salihijo Ahmad

NCUK IFY 2013/2014.

Asmau has a Masters in Economics and Health and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Manchester University. She shares her memories of the NCUK IFY at Zamani College Kaduna.

Muhammad Modibbo

NCUK IFY 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

NCUK IFY 2011/2012.

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.

Clinton Anokan

NCUK IFY 2010/2011

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

Rabiu Rabiu

NCUK IFY 2017/2018

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

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