BLUECREST Sierra Leone

Rules and Regulations

GOVERNANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Governing Council of BlueCrest College
The functions and responsibilities of the Council include the following:

  • Setting  policies for the general operations of the Institution, including, but not limited to, custody, obligation, and expenditure of funds;
  • Approval of  new programs and substantial changes in existing  programs;
  • Approval of major alterations of internal organization, capital facilities, and personnel policies;
  • Reviewing with the Headship the annual evaluation of Key Institutional and Department Heads;
  • Facilitate communication between the institution and the community;
  • Assisting in planning, implementing, and executing development projects aimed at supplementing institutional vision;
  • Perpetuating and strengthening alumni and community identification with the institution’s tradition and goals;
  • Selection of recipients of annual merit awards.
  • To meet twice a year and review the progress of the board and institution. 

The Chairman and the respective administrations are responsible for executing the plans and programs of  BlueCrest College and administrating its various affairs.

The Academic Board chaired by the nominee of Chairman is delegated authority in instructional matters and through its committee system, consults with administration and Board of members on a broad spectrum of issues.

The Chairman
The Chairman has full authority and responsibility for the administration of all affairs and operations of  BlueCrest College.
Among the Chairman’s most notable function are consultations with the Rector and the Academic Board regarding the College educational and research policies, the recommendation to the Board of members concerning the academic plans of the college.

The Rector 
The College Rector shall serve as Head of the Institution. The College Rector shall serve as the support and immediate deputy to the Chairman with responsibility for the administration of affairs of BlueCrest College, particularly administrative and academic matters.

The Registrar
The primary functions of the Registrar are to serve in the matters dealing with students and student activities and their teaching and research activities and to assist the College Director in a wide variety of activities as per the strategic plan of the College.
The office works in oversight of student conduct and discipline, student support services and the academic programs in tandem with the Department heads and three faculties. The Registrar focuses on the academic environment as it relates to the internal and external planning and implementation. Offices under the Registrar include the office of the Student Affairs, Office of the Admission& Counseling and Office of the Examination and Evaluation.

The Dean - Academics
The office of The Dean-Academics deals with all matters of students’ academic affairs with the coordination of Heads of all departments. These include (but are not limited to)student appraisals – semester-end examination, internal assessments, re-sit examination, student’s grievances, and faculty issues.

The Manager Finance
The primary functions of the finance manager are to serve in matters pertaining to the finances and commercial operations of College and to assist the Chairman in a wide variety of activities as per the strategic plan of the College.
The office works in oversight of the financial activities including planning budgets, investments, banking, and consultancy) and also oversee the facilities management.

The Academic Board
BlueCrest College and its administration motivate extensive faculty participation in the educational administration of the college through the Academic Board. The Academic Board is composed of all ranking faculty and administrative officers and function as the voice of faculty in the college.
The composition and function of the Academic Board are derived from its powers as set out by the Governing Council in BlueCrest College Rules & Regulations.

Function 1 – Advice on matters of an academic nature

  • Providing advice to the Council on the Institution’s annual Operational Plans and Functional Area Plans.
  • Providing advice to Council as required.

Function 2 – Establishing and maintaining academic standards

  • Developing and approving operational policies and procedures that define the College academic standards and guide its academic activity.
  • Providing quality assurance and enhancement of good practice In respect of the academic activities of the Institution.
  • Approving rules that enable the implementation of specific academic policies.
  • Reviewing academic operational policies and procedures.

Function 3 – Course approval and review

  • Approving new courses on academic grounds.
  • Recommending to Council the introduction of new courses.
  • Overseeing the quality of major course reviews undertaken by faculties.

Function 4 – Admission to the College and selection to courses.

  • Approving College admission requirements.
  • Approving course selection requirements.

Function 5 – Student discipline and academic appeals

  • Ensuring adequate procedures for and the effective operation of student academic discipline and appeals.

Function 6 – Academic engagement

  • Promoting debate on academic matters within the Academic Board.

Function 7 – Academic Board’s own affairs

  • Ensuring a culture of collegial cooperation and open discussion within the Academic Board and its committees.
  • Establishing procedures to meet the Academic Board’s own responsibilities, including its compliance obligations.
  • Establishing procedures for ensuring that all responsibilities assigned to the Board in the College’s Operational Plan are fulfilled.
  • Establishing clear delegations to the Chair of the Academic Board, to committees of the Board and otherwise as required.

History of College

BlueCrest College was conceived as a high-tech Centre of Excellence in Sierra Leone in February 2014.
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HOW TO
APPLY

Step 1: Ensure that you have met the admission requirements for the programme that you are interested in.

Step 2: Fill up Pre-application form and submit it to the Counsellor for the counseling session.
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ACADEMIC POLICIES

There are various stages an Academic student undergoes at NIIT from his/her inquiry for a program to its completion and final certification.
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Academic Policies

There are various stages an Academic student undergoes at NIIT from his/her inquiry for a program to its completion and final certification.  


SELECTION

Admissions are open to all and no discrimination is made on the basis of gender, race, religion or caste provided they satisfy the criteria prescribed for admission, and is an equal opportunity process.   However, there are some eligibility criteria for admission to a program, depending on the course content, which will include a 30-minute “Aptitude Test” to evaluate the comprehension and analytical skills of the applicant. In addition to this, there might also be a “Pre-requisite Assessment Test”, to test the pre-requisite skills for admission to a particular program.


Find out more

Mobah House, 77 Wilkinson Road

Post Box 1444, Freetown Sierra Leone

Tel: +232 99890033 / 99890077 /  79060706

Email: freetown@bluecrestcollege.com

WhatsApp: +232 77342000

 

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