University College of the Caribbean renamed (Jamaica)

The University College of the Caribbean (UCC) changed its name to University of the Commonwealth Caribbean in February 2017. UCC was formed in 2004 from the merger of the Institute of Management Science (IMS) and Institute of Management and Production (I

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Country of Swaziland renamed Eswatini

In April 2018, King Mswati III of Swaziland announced the change of the country's name to the Kingdom of Eswatini (also written eSwatini).  Along with the country name change, the University of Swaziland has also changed its name to the University of Esw

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Solomon Islands College of Higher Education becomes University (Solomon Islands)

Solomon Islands College of Higher Education (SICHE) was founded in 1984 to bring together a number of government-established training institutions. In 2013, by an act of parliament, SICHE became Solomon Islands National University (SINU).

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Northwest University, Kano renamed (Nigeria)

Northwest University, Kano, established in 2012, was renamed Yusuf Maitama Sule University in July 2017 shortly after the death of statesman Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule.

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Kabul Medical University renamed (Afghanistan)

Kabul Medical University was renamed Kabul University of Medical Sciences in early 2018.

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