Student Services

Student ID card

Your student ID card available for printing!

If you are a new student you can order your student ID card online the day after you accept your offer to study at Biblical University.

ORDER YOUR STUDENT ID CARD
If you are a distance education student, please contact us to order your card.

 

Lost, stolen and expired cards:
If your card has been lost or stolen, email us with your full name and student ID number to cancel the card. You can then order a replacement.

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Library Services

Biblical University (BU) offers library services to all BU students and faculty. The services to BU students and faculty are delivered online via phone, email, fax, interactive chat, and other means. Books, as well as commentaries, are available to students. Electronic resources, eBooks of Bible commentaries and certain textbooks, online databases of full-text publications, and study helps are available through the E-Library Center.

BU has its databases. These databases are accessible through the BU E-Library Center. Numerous Bible commentaries and certain required textbooks are accessible as eBooks through the E-Library

Contact BU, for any questions related to research, electronic resources or requesting books

 

Online office hours are offered from 8 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday. Contact the library anytime during this hour for in-depth reference/research and assistance.

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Graduation

Graduation is an important academic tradition. Biblical University takes this opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge your achievements publicly. Guests, especially relatives and friends, are warmly invited to share this celebration with you.

 

Commencement Ceremonies
All roads lead to BU Grad. Complete your payments. Do yourself a favour to let us know about the number of your guests so we can make a reservation for you and your guests, book your gown, and complete all necessary requirements for graduation.

 

Things you need to know
To participate in the Commencement Ceremony, all Graduating Students MUST participate in the Commencement Day Procedure Exercise. The purpose of this exercise is to answer certain questions you may have regarding Commencement and your participation in this exciting event. Please refer to the University Office to request scheduled date. Defaulters will be exempted from participating in graduation ceremony.

 

Questions?
Please contact us if you have any questions about the BU commencement exercises. Graduation eligibility inquiries should be directed to your supervisor.

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BU Alumni & Friends

Keep in Touch
All Alumni are encouraged to join the BU ALUMNI & FRIENDS and continue their relationship with the school.

 

Alumni Luncheon
The college hosts BU ALUMNI & FRIENDS LUNCHEON every graduation year, to celebrate, worship, fellowship, strengthen one another and support the college.

 

Donate
Money donated to the college impacts students in a variety of ways. For example, our students enjoy full tuition scholarships on an annual basis, and enrollment fee at BU is lower than it is in many other private colleges or universities. A primary reason for this is the level of support that the college receives. Your donations also provide buildings and better opportunities for creating a ‘learning community-of-practice’.

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Thesis and Chapter Formats

Essential Requirements
Title page - Title (including subtitle), author, institution, department, and date of delivery
Abstract
Declaration

Approval
Preface – noting collaborations, and contributions to authorship
Acknowledgements
Table of contents
List of tables, figures & illustrations
Main text/chapters
Bibliography or list of references
Appendices

MAIN TEXT
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Literature review
Chapter 3: Methods
Chapter 4: Paper 1 & general discussion
Chapter 5: Paper 2
Chapter 6: Regular thesis chapter – results
Chapter 7 : Regular thesis chapter/general discussion
Chapter 8: Conclusion
Appendices - May include CD, DVD or other material, also reviews & methods papers

CHAPTER EXAMPLES
1. Introduction – including specific aims and hypotheses
2. Paper 1

BACHELOR'S
Thesis/Long Essay may not exceed 15,000 - 20,000 words or 50 pages. An oral examination takes place after the thesis has been submitted.

MASTER'S
Thesis/Long Essay may not exceed 30,000 - 40,000 words or 100 pages. An oral examination takes place after the thesis has been submitted.

DOCTORATE
Thesis/Long Essay may not exceed 50,000 - 65,000 words or 150 pages. An oral examination takes place after the thesis has been submitted.

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Transfer Credit

Students who are currently attending Biblical University and wish to take graduate courses elsewhere for transfer credit must first apply to the school as a Graduate Degree seeking student. Petition Biblical University for transcript and supplemental document. We will work with you for possible transfer of credit.

 

Note: The schools can accept or reject such credits at their own discretion, regardless of the discipline or institution in which the credits were earned.

 

Before you apply. Check out the Admission requirements - Requirements for graduate programmes

 

We wish you the best in the process, and look forward to celebrating your success! Please be in touch with us if we can be helpful in any way!

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Academic Transcripts

An Academic Transcript is an official record of your academic history at BU. It details all unit attempts and your grade for each unit. If you were enrolled in more than one course, it lists all courses and all units studied at BU.

 

All students receive a transcript for a charge when they complete their course. Your transcript confirms your progress.

 

Academic Transcripts include the following information:
Student name and ID number
Date of issue
Course and unit titles
Year of study and teaching period
Credit points
Marks and grades
Exemptions or credits
Grade point averages (GPA)

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Verify Certification Validity

If you would like to verify your or someone else's certificate issued by the Biblical University, you may send a manual verification request to us (Please provide the full name of the individual, programme he/she has completed from BU and the certificate no. Every student is allocated a unique Certificate Code that can be used to verify their certificate details. This can be found on the bottom left of the certificate). We will respond to you within 3 working days.

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USEFUL LINKS

Use the links below to reach out or see what resources are available to you.