The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos. This was disclosed at the signing ceremony held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event had the Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the United States Ambassador represented by Carol Cox, the Chairman of AISL Board, Ali Safieddine and other prominent persons in attendance.
While giving his speech at the event, the Founder/Chairman of James Hope College, Mr. Jim Ovia stated that the College would continue to offer full scholarship based on merit, to 40% of all the students that would be admitted into the school, regardless of their state of origin.
James Hope College, a co-educational initiative of the Jim Ovia Foundation, offers a combination of British and Nigerian curricula. James Hope College is a Cambridge Associate School, a member of Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and Association of British Schools Overseas (AoBSO). JHC is in partnership with Microsoft Imagine Academy and GL Education. JHC is accredited by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), Pearson Edexcel Examinations, and British Schools Overseas (BSO).
James Hope College Lagos will begin admission of students in September 2020.