about

The Univesity of Uyo was
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.
OUR VISION
As a centre for academic
excellence, the UNIVERSITY OF
UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE – NIGERIA
shall strive towards sustainable
human and technological
development through the
utilization of the vast resources
available within its environs in
teaching, research, Community
Service and problem solving
ventures without prejudice to
maintaining a friendly
environment.
OUR MISSION
The UNIVERSITY OF UYO, AKWA
IBOM STATE – NIGERIA shall be a
centre of excellence in teaching,
learning and research through
the development, deployment
and retention of sound
scholarship. The rich cultural
heritage of Nigeria shall be
promoted. The economic growth
of the country shall be sustained
through active development in
science and technology with
sensitivity and response to global
environmental changes
LOCATION
In the heart of Uyo, capital of
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria’s
second largest oil producing
state. Uyo is easily accessible by
road or air via the international
airport
Currently, it operates from two
temporary campuses and a
permanent campus; the Main
Campus which accommodates
the Central Administration,
Faculties of Arts, Education, Social
Sciences, Natural and Applied
Sciences, Pharmacy and the Post
Graduate School. The Annex
Campus is home for the Faculties
of Agriculture, Business
Administration, Law,
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. Its home
of the faculty of Engineering and
construction of the
administrative block, hostels and
other buildings are going on at
the site.
THE LIBRARY
The Library has an active
collection of above 46,745
volumes and handles about
409,977 lending and reference
enquiries annually. Current
journals stand at 271
representing all disciplinary
interests.
The Library is equipped with
modern computers and has a
reading space of 970.51 metres
with seating capacity for 698.
Currently, there are four main
divisions: Acquisition, Lending,
Processing and Research. The
Research Division comprises
Reference, Serials, Special
Collections and Government
Collections. The Special Collection
is comprised of Nyong Essien,
Africana and Government
Collection. Acquisition and
Processing selects and orders
Library materials and organizes
them for effective use. The Public
Service Division deals directly
with Readers and regulates the
use of Library Materials. It also
handles reference questions.
The Office of university Librarian
provides data for planning,
budgeting, control and co-
ordination of the entire Library.
HEALTH SERVICES
The University Health Centre
provides free health services to
students, staff and staff family
members. It is open to the public.
Routine services provided
include:
Consultation
Medical certification
ante-natal care
family planning
General Surgery
Medical and Laboratory
Services
Out-patient and in-patient
care
Environmental and preventive
health services.
SPORTS
Sports is an integral part of the
University curriculum. The
University is a memnber of the
Nigerian University Games
Association, NUGA, and
participates at zonal and national
championships in a number of
sports including football, athletics
and basketball.

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