Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/ Wik Club, Lagos State University (LASU)

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The Wikimedia Fan Club- Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter shall be a group of students with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and her related projects. This club shall domicile at the institution and run by the students with coordination from Wikimedia UG Nigeria (WUGN). This club will seek to promote Wikimedia project among the students through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.

The success of this project will primarily be to raise young Wikimedians among bonafide students of LASU and also to promote our local languages on Wikipedia. It will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum.

We aim to achieve this by hosting several projects and events such as: edit-a-thons, GLAMs, Wikipedia Education programs and related projects, which aim to promote Wikimedia projects in the institution. The club will plan Wikimedian Ambassador program that rotates among the student on yearly basis. The selected person shall be the face of Wikimedian in the school

Objectives[edit]

  • To promote the use of Wikimedia projects by among the students of LASU
  • To help students in LASU learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • To organize in-person gatherings of Wikimedians in LASU

Proposed Activities[edit]

  • Organizing Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia, Wikisource, and Wikidata in Nigeria
  • Promote editing of Nigeria-related content on Wikimedia projects
  • Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors
  • Open Street Maps Editing
  • Wikimedia In Residence (WIR)

Contact information[edit]

  • mahveotm@gmail.com
  • wikimedia-ng@lists.wikimedia.org

Members[edit]

  1. Olaniyan Olushola (talk) 07:41, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
  2. Kaizenify (talk) 07:08, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
  3. Jamie Tubers (talk) 18:00, 29 January 2017 (UTC)

Events and Projects[edit]

The Launch of Wiki Loves Africa 2016 Music and Dance at the institution launch of Wiki Loves Africa 2016