All UNIUYO 2015/2016 fresh postgraduate students are hereby informed that orientation programme is scheduled as follows:
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 8.30 am
Venue: Onyema Ugochukwu Hall
NB: Attendance is mandatory
The University of Uyo(UNIUYO) is located in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
The university was formerly known as the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS). On October 1, 1991 the federal government of Nigeria established it as a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo. The university inherited students, staff, academic programmes and the entire facilities of the erstwhile University of Cross River State established by Cross River State in 1983. Academic activities commenced during the 1991/92 academic session. UNIUYO has about 13 faculties and is expanding.
The Vice-Chancellor is Professor Enefiok Essien. In 2015 the Emir of Hadejia Adamu Maje was appointed chancellor.
UNIUYO is in the heart of Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria’s second largest oil-producing state. Uyo is easily accessible by road,though there is an international airport for external use(s). It operates from four campuses:
- The Permanent Site/Main Campus which accommodates Parts of Central Administration, Faculties of Engineering and Natural and Applied Sciences, International Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Research (ICEESR), and the Postgraduate School
- The Town Campus which accommodates Faculties of Arts, Education, Social Sciences, Pharmacy
- The Annex Campus, home for the Faculties of Agriculture, Business Administration, Law, Engineering, Environment Studies and General Studies
- The Ime Umana Campus, Ediene Abak, which accommodates the Pre-Degree, JUPEB and other special courses.
The Permanent Site/Main Campus of the university along Nwaniba Road, Uyo is about 4.5 km from the city centre and covers an area of about 1,443 hectares.