About The University of Nigeria The University of Nigeria fondly called ‘UNN’ was founded by the administration of the Premier of the Eastern Region, Nnamdi Azikiwe in 1955, five years before Nigeria’s Independence, and began academic activities on 7 October 1970 with an enrollment of 220 students and 13 members of staff. Established on the concept of service to the problems and needs of Nigerians, UNN has since grown from its humble backgrounds to become one of the top five elite Universities in the country. The University of Nigeria, a citadel of higher learning is made up of three campuses located at strategic locations in Enugu State. They include; The main campus in Nsukka which hosts students, varieties of academic programmes and is home to ten (10) faculties as well as the Postgraduate (PG) school, Research Institutes and Centres; The Enugu campus also called ‘UNEC’ located in Enugu town which is composed of four (4) faculties, and finally; Ituku Ozalla campus which houses the University’s teaching hospital, the faculty of Medical Sciences and the College of Medicine. UNN currently has 15 faculties and 102 academic departments offering 82 undergraduate programmes and 211 postgraduate programmes. These programmes/courses lead to officially recognized degrees such as Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees in diverse fields of study and are also accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Currently ranked as the 4th best University in the Country and 1,750 in the world by 4ic.org, UNN stands as the first fully-fledged, autonomous University in Nigeria and the first institution established by a Regional Government. Faculties At The University of Nigeria As stated earlier, the University has over 13 faculties including a College of Medicine. The faculties at the Institution include: Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Arts Faculty of Biological Sciences Faculty of Business Administration Faculty of Education Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Environmental Studies Faculty of Law Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty of Social Sciences Faculty of Physical Sciences Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Vocational Technical Education. Courses Offered At The University of Nigeria As a renowned academic institution, UNN has a long list of departmental programmes offered in each faculty. Landmark achievements and recognition have also been attained by some of these departments, one of such been the recognition of the Department of Electronics Engineering as a Center of Excellence in Electronics by the Federal Government in 1982, and has consistently produced the Best Graduating Student in the University. Do you wish to further your academic career at the institution? Or do you have a course in mind but don’t know what faculty it falls under? Here’s a list to help you. Find the departmental courses offered in each faculty below: Faculty of Agriculture Agricultural Economics Agricultural Extension Animal Science Home Science, Nutrition, and Dietetics Soil Science Food Science Technology Crop Science. Faculty of Arts Mass Communication History and International Studies Music Archaeology and Tourism English and Literary Studies Fine and Applied Arts Linguistics, Igbo, and other Nigerian Languages Theatre and Film Studies Foreign Languages and Literature. Faculty of Education Adult Education Arts Education Educational Foundation Home Economics Education Health and Physical Education Library and Information Science Science Education Social Sciences Education Vocational Teacher Education. Faculty of Biological Sciences Biochemistry Microbiology Plant Science and Biotechnology Zoology and Environmental Biology Faculty of Business Administration Accountancy Marketing Banking and Finance Management. Faculty of Engineering, here we have the departments of: Agric and Bio-resources Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Electronic Engineering Mechanical Engineering Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Faculty of Social Sciences Public Administration and Local Government Social Works Economics Political Science Religion and Cultural Studies Psychology Sociology and Anthropology Geography. Faculty of Law Property Law International Law and Jurisprudence Private Law and Public Law. Faculty of Physical Sciences Pure and Industrial Chemistry Computer Science Geology Mathematics Physics and Astronomy Science Laboratory Technology Statistics. The University also has departmental programmes in the faculties of Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Sciences and Technology, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. UNN Facilities The University is a very large, situated in a large expanse of land that houses various academic, non-academic facilities. All the University’s campuses can conveniently boast of lecture halls, halls of residence, faculty buildings, administrative blocks, conference halls, and other amenities. UNN is also home to the following: A Library: UNN has about three standard libraries, one in the main campus called Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, the Enugu Campus Main Library and the Medical Library located at the College of Medicine, Ituku-Ozalla. An Administrative Support Unit: consists of an ICT unit, the University Press, the University Bookshop, Physical and Academic planning unit, a computing center, a medical center, a service commission, e.t.c. The University has also provided quite a recreational centers and sporting facilities, built to encourage extracurricular activities in the institution. UNN Admission Requirements If you wish to study in UNN, you have to be conversant with the programmes offered in each faculty in order to choose correctly your preferred course. Some of the courses offered for undergraduate programmes have been provided above; take time to go through them before making a decision. It’s also advisable that you frequent the institution, make inquiries or more conveniently, visit the school website for reliable information on admission process in the institution, and admission requirements for each faculty. We’ve taken time to list out general admission requirements for prospective undergraduates and postgraduates at the institution, find them below. For Prospective Undergraduates: As a prospective candidate seeking admission in the University of Nigeria, it’s advisable that you go through specific admission requirements for the courses offered in the institution on the JAMB website, or the UTME Brochure published every year. Asides this, here are some general requirements: You are required to have at least 5 credit passes in your O’level result or its equivalent at no more than two sittings. The subjects passed should include English Language, Mathematics, and any other three, based on the subject combination for your desired course of study. You must register for JAMB, sit for the examination, and attain the prescribed JAMB cut-off mark for your course. This would make you eligible to; Sit for the Post-UTME examination organized by the institution. Bear in mind that you must attain the exact Post-UTME cut-off mark or preferably score higher so as to increase your chances of getting admitted. If successful, your name will come out on the admission list released by UNN and you’ll be informed on subsequent steps to take which might most likely be an internal screening process (Post-UTME). Please note that application forms for the 2017/2018 academic session are currently closed. Further information about admission in UNN and related news would be posted on the University’s website. For Prospective Postgraduates UNN has a PG school that has made provision for over 201 postgraduate programmes at PGD, Masters, and Ph.D. levels. The courses offered in these levels are relatively similar to those offered at the Undergraduate level. The admission requirements for PG students at the institution isn’t so different from the general requirements in other universities. These requirements may include, obtaining 5 credit passes in SSCE/GCE or other equivalents, the subjects passed must include English, Mathematics, and three other relevant subjects; Having a Bachelor degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a University recognized by the Senate for prospective PGD and Masters students or ; Having a Masters degree with a weighted average score of 60% in both academic and research work for Ph.D. programmes. Asides all these, you may be requested to write an entrance examination depending on your proposed programme. Other requirements may also include, NYSC Discharge Certificate/ Exemption letter, and also your academic transcript. More details about the PG school, PG admission requirements, programmes available and lots more, can be found at the University website, under the admission link or more conveniently visit at spgs.unn.edu.ng . And the University's website can be found at unn.edu.ng Things To Know About UNN For travelers who intend to visit/prospective students of the institution, here are a few things to know about UNN. Safety The University is located in a secure place with seasoned security personnel. What To Bring Before dashing off to start your academic career at the University, or running off to visit fun spots, here are a few things to bring: Educational materials Academic documents Cash Personal effects, and A valid means of identification Things To Do Bothered about what you can do while at the University? Here are some things you can do: Partake in academic and social activities Enroll for a full-time or part-time programme., or Take a tour around the institution. Notable Alumni We can go on and on talking about alumni’s of the institution. UNN has remarkably produced an extensive list of prominent Nigerians holding it down in their various fields. From individuals in tech to politics, entertainment, writing, arts, poetry, and the list goes on and on… Here's a few of them: Kalu Ikeagwu, Nigerian actor Obi Emelonye Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu Flavour N’abania, Nigerian musical artist Tony Nsofor, Nigerian artist Chris Okotie, Nigerian pastor Arunma Oteh, Vice President and Treasurer, World Bank Group Obiwon, Nigerian musical artist Olisa Agbakoba, Nigerian human rights activist Patrick Utomi, Nigerian Professor Chris Ngige, Current Federal Minister of Labour and Employment Bennet Omalu, Nigerian-American Physician. Best Features Offering over 82 undergraduate and 211 postgraduate programmes, the University has carved a niche for itself and stands as one of the most prestigious higher institutions of learning in the country. Writer’s Review It has an enviable alumni list of prominent and reputable Nigerians that have made a mark in the Nation and contributed immensely in various sectors of the country. it's definitely one I’ll recommend.
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History of Silicon Hill, Enugu Silicon Hill, Enugu. Silicon Hill is sometimes referred to as Enugu's Chappal Waddi because it is 300 metres above sea level. It gets its name from the 'Silicon' mineral found here. Security/Safety of Silicon Hill, Enugu This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Silicon Hill, Enugu, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hiking boots and gear Picnic bag Hat or cap Local guide Camera Compass Best Features Located near the Nkalagu campus of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), the state commission on tourism records a staggering number of visitors who mount this hill for their viewing and climbing pleasure yearly. Writer's Review Whether it’s picnic, a tryst-on-a-cliff magic, wanting to see the beauty of Enugu from an elevated level, or an escape from your busy life, the Silicon Hill has got what you need.
History of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery was established in 2002. The first specialized hospital of its kind in Africa, this is a private specialist hospital providing Neurosurgical, Neurological and Medical Imaging services. Security/Safety of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your medical reports and documents Extra pair of clothes Best Features Starting from humble beginnings with the mission to offer a standard of neurosurgical and neurological patient care comparable to that found in developed countries, it has since established itself as a renowned centre for neurosurgical and radiological services in Nigeria, serving a wide geographical area and treating patients with various neurosurgical and neurological disorders from all corners of Nigeria. Writer's Review With equipment and facilities surpassing the minimum recommended by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, Memfys provides training for young and more experienced doctors embarking on a career in Neuro and Spinal surgery and enjoys the status of being the only private institution accredited by the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) for full training in Neurosurgery. The hospital is run by specialists who have mastered the profession. Its environment is very neat and conducive for medical treatment and recovery. I was there today and I love what I saw-Gina Nwafor MHN is a really nice place. Starting from the serene, neat environment to the proficient professionals. It is awesome albeit expensive. All in all, I had a good experience there-Izunna Amakwe
History of POsH Hospital POsH Hospital. This is an integrated multidisciplinary health care delivery system comprised of various divisions that work in tandem to provide premium healthcare to their patients. Security/Safety of POsH Hospital This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to POsH Hospital, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your medical reports and documents Extra pair of clothes Best Features Established in 2012, POsH Hospital has already experienced exponential growth in its health delivery, references and clients. Taking preventive, reactive, therapeutic and participatory healthcare paramount, they continuously give the best medical solutions available. Overall, the level of care I received at POsH was excellent and the staff were very professional, I rate the hospital as one of the very best!-Mrs Julia Chigbo I was surprised at the standard of posh. I would recommend this hospital for anyone who is in need of quality health care from a reliable hospital-Chinazo Unachukwu
History of Klub 042 Klub 042. This is a premium health and fitness centre in Enugu that can compete favorably with any best in Nigeria. Security/Safety of Klub 042 This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Klub 042, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Gym clothes and running shoes Swimming suit(s) Cash or Credit/Debit Card Camera for some lovely selfies Things to do while at Klub 042 Before heading to Klub 042, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Make use of their equipment and get the blood pumping Join one of the fitness classes Take a dip in the swimming pool Practice boxing Meet and mingle with health lovers as yourself Klub 042 is a lovely place. From the pool, to the classes, they are very able to help you get fit-Adaeze Ugo The instructors are very good and patient. And their machines are all in working conditions. Hard to find such gym in Enugu-Chukwudi Nsoedo
History of Tru Lounge Tru Lounge was built. In the ancient coal city of Enugu for the weekend, and want a taste of the nightlife? Tru Lounge will quench you thirst for dancing and drinks, with frequent appearances by celebrities in Enugu Security/Safety of Tru Lounge This is a very safe location. Writer's Review This place bubbles, especially on the weekends, with a steady inflow of partygoers. There's hardly ever a dull moment.
History of Discovery Kitchen Discovery Kitchen was built. Give your taste buds a treat when you're in Enugu. At Discovery Kitchen, diners are treated to the best African and Continental food at good value in a clean and comfortable environment. Security/Safety of Discovery Kitchen This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Discovery Kitchen, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Be sure to come with enough room in your stomach to try out good food! Things to do while at Discovery Kitchen Before heading to Discovery Kitchen, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Try out the range of African and Continental dishes available Best Features The environment is clean and comfortable, with great service and friendly staff
History of Dominion City Dominion City. Dominion City Enugu is not just a church, it is a family, an oasis of love and an institution that supports and loves. It is an ideal place of worship if you're in Enugu for the weekend and want to experience God in a new dimension. Security/Safety of Dominion City This is a very safe location. Best Features The church has a communal spirit which flows out especially during worship
History of Platinum Lounge Platinum Lounge. Here is a prime spot for fun lovers. Platinum Lounge is a place befitting of the people with the classiest style, quality, taste and standard. Security/Safety of Platinum Lounge This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Platinum Lounge, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Debit/Credit card Camera to capture the adventures of the night and lovely sights Your dancing shoes Best Features This is an exclusive feel-good spot aptly named Platinum Lounge, as it opens its doors to only the big and flashy. Stepping within its doors transports one from the rigours of Enugu to a posh and music-bumping haven where you can comfortably unwind and have a great time. Writer's Review I like this spot because the club lightings, the always on-point music, the ever flowing drinks, and the crowd make my experience just as grand as the best spots in Lagos and Abuja. All week and doubly on the weekends, Platinum remains turnt! The bouncers know their work and they do it well. You don't see just any random fella here. If you don't have the Platinum look, you don't enter.
History of Magic Garden Magic Garden. Enjoy the sights and sounds as you treat your kids to a memorable day at the Magic Garden where truly, all things come as you want them to. Security/Safety of Magic Garden This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Magic Garden, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash (to avoid difficulty in payments if their POS is unavailable) Camera to capture the adventures of the day and lovely sights Swimming suits; if you plan on taking a dip Best Features Aptly named the Magic Garden, this is a relaxation spot, amusement centre for kids and family, and an event centre for those who fancy a refreshing and open vibe for their events. It is a scenic place sporting a lush garden where one can enjoy a picnic, thrill rides and spins for kids, a swimming pool, and a bar and grill to relax and enjoy good music, food and vibes with your loved ones. Writer's Review Whenever I am in town, this is one of the spots I frequent with the kids. Things are not too pricey and it allows me relax while the kids run themselves dry. They also host family-themed events here so be ready to compete with other parents on the dance-floor to win your kids the prize of the day.
History of Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu was built. This is a first grade quick service restaurant that offers the best varieties of quality fast food products and first class services. Local Foods to eat at Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu Food to try at the Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu include; Steak sandwich Security/Safety of Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu This is a very safe location. Shredded Beef Sauce What To Bring Before heading to Crunchies Fried Chicken, Enugu, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Bank Cards Best Features I love this place because of their really tasty chicken and assorted meals. Writer's Review I would recommend you go here because of their excellent service and tasty meals. Most common visitors Regular people looking for a place to eat.
History of National Library of Nigeria, Enugu National Library of Nigeria, Enugu was built. The National Library of Nigeria, Enugu offers free library services to the public, with a wide range of quality books and learning materials in stock. The Coal City of Enugu offers you the best repository of knowledge in the state at National Library of Nigeria. Security/Safety of National Library of Nigeria, Enugu This is a very safe location. Maintain silence at all times in this premises. What To Bring Before heading to National Library of Nigeria, Enugu, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Study materials Things to do while at National Library of Nigeria, Enugu Before heading to National Library of Nigeria, Enugu, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Browse the extensive collection of books available Best Features National Library of Nigeria, Enugu offers a serene and quiet environment which makes studying attractive. National Library of Nigeria, Enugu's book collection contains current books, journals, periodicals and reports. Writer's Review This place is ideal for students who wish to study during after school hours. Researchers and journalists will also find this place suitable for gathering information. Most common visitors Students, researchers, teachers