The Port Harcourt Polytechnic (PortPoly or Port Harcourt Poly), formerly named Rivers State College of Arts and Science (RIVCAS), is located in Rumuola, Port Harcourt, Rivers State of Nigeria. Established by the Nigerian Federal Government in 1977 as Rivers State School of Basic Studies, it became Rivers State College of Arts and Science in 1991 by virtue of the Rivers State College of Arts and Science Law 1991. On Monday, 4 July 2016, the Governor of Rivers State of Nigeria, Chief (Barrister) Nyesom Wike, signed The Port Harcourt Polytechnic Law 2016 that formally converted the College to The Port Harcourt Polytechnic.
The Port Harcourt Polytechnic is recognised and accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to offer Higher National Diploma (HND) and National Diploma (ND) Courses. Port Harcourt Poly has the following Schools and Institutes: Business and Administration Studies, Institute of Legal and Global Studies (Law), Engineering Technology, Environmental Science, Financial Studies, Foundation and General Studies, Information and Communication Technology, Science and Technology, and Continuing Education. . . . >>> Click here to access The Port Harcourt Polytechnic website