University Life

Studying at the Rivers state University joins you to over 20,000 students from different cultures and backgrounds from across Nigeria and Africa. With our ever-increasing global reputation for excellence and creativity, and innovative approaches to teaching, you will be given the opportunity to join a community of professionals in a highly competitive and academic environment. 

Event and Traditions

Our team of first-rate teaching staff in a vast selection of courses sets you on the right path for a successful academic pursuit. Also, our policy on the use of ICT enables 21st century educational skills and provides the environment for a vibrant and technology-driven education. 

Browse through this section of the website to discover all you need to know about studying at the Rivers State University.


Our excellence of teaching, particularly in the areas of creative and professional practice, and our track record of being a leading practitioner of business and industry collaboration are widely recognized.


Job opportunities on graduation from RSU are excellent. We’re proud of our strong partnerships with industry and the professions, as they ensure that every aspect of our courses is designed to equip you with the skills and qualifications you need in today’s job market. In fact, many of our courses involve work placements, making our graduates highly employable..

Why Study Here

If you’re looking for a vibrant, technology-driven and multicultural university, the Rivers State University of Science and Technology is definitely the place for you. What’s more, you’ll find that our fantastic range of undergraduate courses have been designed with your career aspirations in mind.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in the warm and friendly environment that makes us so special. Our mission is to be a powerful force for learning, creativity and enterprise, promoting economic, social and cultural well being.

Online Registration

A very important and essential part of being a student of this University is the completion of registration. This is the process by which you are a student confirm your studentship with the university. Each student needs to register online at the beginning of each session. Registration for returning students entails payment of portal access fees (to enable you access the online portal of the university), payment of stipulated school charges and fees and course registration.

What happens if I do not register?
You need to register to confirm that you are a bonafide student of the university for that session and that the details the University holds are correct and up-to-date. If you do not register: You won’t be able to register your courses for the semester and session. Your access to facilities, libraries and online services will be at risk and will be removed. You will not be able to take examinations, have scores or complete your degree. If you are a new student or returning to do a new programme of study, you will need to Sign up once you have checked your details online and then complete the registration process online.

Returning Students Online Registration Procedure