American University of Nigeria

American University of Nigeria

About American University of Nigeria AUN as the University is fondly called is a private institution, established with an American style of Education, providing programmes accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to students at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional levels. The University was founded in 2003, by former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar and other stakeholders. Conceived as Africa’s first development University,  it is the only University with an American style of Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and provides its students with the tools to achieve personal growth and material success with a high focus on Information Technology (IT). AUN was originally called ABTI and is currently a member of the Association of American International Colleges and Universities, and the Global Liberal Arts Alliance. American University of Nigeria Faculties and Courses Offered The University consists of 5 schools, offering the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes: School of Arts and Science Communication and Multimedia Design Natural and Environmental Science English Language and Literature Petroleum Chemistry Economics, e.t.c School of Business and Entrepreneurship Business Administration Accounting FInance Marketing Management Entrepreneurship School of Information Technology and Communication Software Engineering Computer Science Information Systems Telecommunication and Wireless Technology School of Law, and the; School of Postgraduate Studies: This offers the following degree courses; Postgraduate Diploma in Management MBA, MSc, PhD in Business Administration Masters in Information Technology Masters in Telecommunications Masters in Information Science Masters, PhD in Computer Science Masters, PhD in Information System... AUN Facilities AUN is a residential campus situated on 2,400 hectares of land. The University provides a conducive learning environment, with small classrooms to enhance class interaction and deep Understanding. It is also home to a standard library also called an e-library which was given an award for the most innovative international library in 2013. Other facilities at the institution include convenient hostel accommodation for students, academic blocks and offices, science and IT laboratories, cafeteria’s, relaxation centres, a University club, an ICT centre, and a modern hotel.The University recently opened an Agricultural Entrepreneurship School on a local farmstead near the campus. American University of Nigeria Admission Requirements The University has provision for prospective undergraduates and postgraduates in very specific fields. We've compiled details about the admission requirement at the institution. Find them below: Admission Requirements for Undergraduates Into AUN Admission into the University is relatively selective, and students have to go out of their way to show that they want the admission. The admission officers carefully scrutinize the applications as applicants are accessed by their JAMB, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB, IGCSE, e.t.c scores, and SS1, SS2, and SS3 transcripts. Only students with the highest scores and qualifications are eventually selected. In addition to the above, the admission requirement at the University also includes: Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at no more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. The 5 credits must compulsorily be in Mathematics, English and 3 other related subjects. For students, going in for law, it is compulsory that you have a credit pass in Literature. In addition, applicants must register, sit for and attain the prescribed cut-off mark (usually 180) in UTME. Admission Requirements For Postgraduates Into AUN The University has a continuous postgraduate system, comprising of spring (January), summer (May), and Fall (August) semesters. A prospective applicant must be a graduate of a recognized University with an average grade point of 3.0 on a 5.0 CGPA scale. Other requirements may include: Graduate certificate with verifiable grades and required grade point average. Academic transcript from University attended. Two (2) letters of recommendation A current Curriculum Vitae A personal statement of purpose, and NYSC discharge certificate. In addition to meeting all the above, each applicant is expected to have a minimum of one-year work experience, preferably at the mid-level of senior management level. As a tool which provides up to date information targeted at prospective/verified students and members of the institution; All inquiries about AUN can be found on the University website at aun.edu.ng . Things To Know About American University of Nigeria For travellers who intend to visit and for prospective students, here are a few awesome things to know: Security The University is situated in a very secure location, with maximum security on campus. Best Time To Visit During office hours on weekdays, the University is open to inquiries, study and exploration. Most Common Visitors At the University, be sure to find students, staffs and education enthusiasts. Writer’s Review The University is highly focused on the use of IT facilities as key tools in teaching and has over the years gained a prestigious reputation, and has become an academic hub for brilliant minds. Notable Milestones Resulting from AUN’s unique approach to teaching and community service, the University receives accolades from international organizations and institutions. One of such is the conferment of the first ever Harry Wofford Global Citizenship Award on the AUN founder, Atiku Abubakar, by the American Peace Corps in 2011. Past and present Presidents of the institution have also received prestigious awards as well.

Category: University
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing, Work
Sukur Cultural Landscape

Sukur Cultural Landscape

Sukur Cultural Landscape is Africa's first cultural landscape to receive World Heritage List inscription.

Category: Cultural centre
Tags: Explore art, Explore nature, Relaxation, See wildlife, Sightseeing
Yola Airport

Yola Airport

This is one of the airports that give access and connects the North-Eastern part of Nigeria to the world.

Category: Airport
Tags: Drink, Eat, Sightseeing, Travel, Use wifi
Adamawa State University

Adamawa State University

About Adamawa State University The Adamawa State  University,Mubi is the first State owned University in the North Eastern Nigeria,established in January 2002 by the Adamawa state University Law No. 10 of 2001.It is located in Mubi town which is at the foot of the Mandara Mountains separating Nigeria from Cameroun and since its inception has been training individuals to becoming productive to their society Safety Adamawa state University is a relatively safe place to visit Things to Do While at the University,here are a couple of things to do; 1. Engage in academic and extra curricular activities at the University 2. Enroll in a full time or a part time course 3. Make use of its library 4. Make and meet friends What to Bring Before heading to the University, it is advisable you go along with the necessary documents needed,also go along with a proper means of identification.You should also go along with educational and writing materials Best Features Adamawa State University has 3 faculties,A post graduate school and a higher degree school.Located at the foot of the Mandara mountains,the school has a very beautiful scenery Best Time to Visit Best Time to visit the University is during an academic session when the students are still in session and school activities ongoing Most Common Visitors Common Visitors at the School includes students,lecturers and educationists

Category: University
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing, Work

Adamawa State NYSC Secretariat

This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Adamawa. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Learn, Work
Adamawa State Government Secretariat

Adamawa State Government Secretariat

This is the permanent administrative office of the Adamawa State Government. Here, all state agencies and parastatals are quartered. As such, this is one of the most important place in the state.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Sightseeing, Work

Federal High Court, Yola

Category: Court
Tags: Sightseeing, Work
Federal Medical Centre, Yola

Federal Medical Centre, Yola

This is a multi-specialist hospital that has grown to become one of Nigeria’s leading hospitals, providing reliable, affordable, effective and high quality healthcare for all patients.

Category: Hospital
Tags: Healthcare, Medical check up
Nigerian Law School, Yola

Nigerian Law School, Yola

One of the most prestigious and credible institution in Nigeria, this is an educational institution set up by the government to provide a Nigerian legal education to foreign-trained lawyers, and to provide practical training for aspiring Legal Practitioners in Nigeria. All law practitioners have to attend the school.

Category: School
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing, Work

Royal Hospital

Category: Hospital
Tags: Healthcare, Medical check up
Federal College of Education, Yola

Federal College of Education, Yola

This is a technical tertiary institution founded with the aim of grooming and producing teachers in technical, vocational and academic disciplines.

Category: College
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing, Work