RESUMPTION OF 2015/2016 SESSION
1. Semester Registration for NEW Students (UME ONLY) commences.
2. Semester Registration for NEW Students for DIRECT ENTRY and SUPPLEMENTARY is still PENDING.
3. Semester Registration for RETURNING Students commences.
4. Payment of Fees for Continuing Education and PG Students resumes.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY
Established October 1, 1991 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The University of Uyo 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.
THE GOVERNING COUNCIL
The Visitor appoints the Council which is the supreme governing body for the University. The Pro-Chancellor is chairman. Members appointed from within and outside the University include the Vice-Chancellor, representatives of the Senate of the University, the Congregation, Alumni Association and representatives of the Federal Ministry of Education and Akwa Ibom State. LOCATION
In the heart of Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria's second largest oil producing state. Uyo is easily accessible by road and there are two international airports within 150 km radius.
Currently, it operates from two temporary campuses; the Main Campus which accommodates the Central Administration, Faculties of Arts, Education, Social Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, Pharmacy and the Post Graduate and Annex Campus, home for the Faculties of Agriculture, Business Administration, Law, Engineering, Environment Studies and General studies.
The permanent site 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. read more...