EC Council

Introduction: Oryx Universal College is proud to announce a formal partnership with EC-Council’s Academia division, marking a significant step in advancing cybersecurity education on our campus. This collaboration builds upon our successful partnership with EC-Council last year through their CyberQ platform, reinforcing our commitment to providing cutting-edge opportunities in the field of cybersecurity.

Key Highlights of the Partnership:

Industry-Leading Certification Body:

EC-Council, recognized globally for the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) certification, brings over 20 years of expertise as the world’s largest tactical cybersecurity certification body. This partnership positions Oryx Universal College as a hub for top-tier cybersecurity training.

Advantages for Students:

Given the workforce talent gap in cybersecurity, our students gain a clear advantage in the competitive job market by leveraging this partnership. The collaboration provides access to free courses and lab resources for a year through EC-Council’s Aspen platform.

Department of Defense Certifications:

EC-Council certifications, utilized by the Department of Defense, align with the DoD 8570/8140 baseline certifications for government and military workforce roles. The courses are meticulously mapped to the NICE Framework, ensuring students acquire relevant, career-ready skills.


EC-Council holds multiple accreditations, including those from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), the National Security Agency (NSA), the American Council on Education (ACE), and others. This ensures the highest standards of cybersecurity education.

Program Benefits:

  • Cost-Effective Resources:

    As part of the partnership, students can access resources and exam vouchers at the lowest possible cost, addressing financial barriers to quality education.
  • Expedited Certification Exams:

    Students are eligible for almost all EC-Council certification exams without the need for extensive experience requirements and application processes, streamlining the certification journey.
  • Discounts for Staff and Alumni:

    Our staff and alumni enjoy discounted access to valuable cybersecurity resources, further fostering lifelong learning and professional development.
  • Essentials Series for Introductory Learning:

    EC-Council offers the Essentials Series, comprising three fundamental courses, free of charge. This is an excellent opportunity for those exploring introductory cybersecurity topics.

Explore Further:

Explore Further: For detailed information on our corporate partnership with EC-Council, including available courses, benefits, and resources, please visit

At Oryx Universal College, we are dedicated to equipping our students with the latest skills and knowledge, preparing them for success in the dynamic field of cybersecurity. This partnership with EC-Council reflects our commitment to excellence in education and provides a transformative learning experience for our students.