The school authorities of Adamawa State University (ADSU), Mubi, has announced the resumption date for 2015. Administrative activities have been scheduled to resume on Friday, 15th May, 2015. All students, members of the University community and the general public are hereby informed of this new development.
May 2015: ADSU Resumption Date
The Adamawa State University was shut down indefinitely last year for security reasons and the school management will reopen it on 15th May, 2015. Normal academic activities shall resume in due course after the members of staff have settled down on the campus.
Adamawa State University, Mubi was established in January 2002 by the Adamawa State University law No. 10 of 2001. The University is located in Mubi town, in the Northern Senatorial District of Adamawa State, Nigeria. Mubi is geographically located within latitude 10.27 and longitude 13.28 and has an elevation of 1906 feet above sea level situated at the foot of the Mandara Mountains separating Nigeria from the Republic of Cameroun. It is characterised by a pleasant weather and beautiful scenic horizons. The town is the sect of the Emirate of Mubi with a First Class Emir.
Adamawa State University, Mubi is the first State Government owned University in the North East sub-region of Nigeria. Since establishment, the University has graduated a total of four sets of students, 67 in 2005/2006 session, 200 in 2006/2007 session, 309 in 2007/2008 session and 353 in 2008/2009 session totalling 929 graduates. At present, the University has a total of 4, 600 undergraduate students and 384 pursuing Postgraduate Diplomas and higher degrees. The total number of academic staff of the University is 229 supported by 52 visiting and 7 part-time lecturers. These are complimented by 166 senior non-academic staff and 281 junior staff of different cadres.
HISTORY OF ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY
Since 2002 when Adamawa State University, Mubi was established, the Institution has been striving to meet the stated goal of providing “Education for Development”. However, the University is concerned with its commitment to the immediate environment, mindful of our position as a tertiary Institution of learning with universal responsibilities. We are therefore working towards establishing a world class University that addresses our local problems within the context of intellectualism that is broad based and international in outlook.
We have therefore defined our purpose, as a citadel of learning geared towards achieving the ideals of developing academic and professional abilities of our staff and students, to
give them competitive advantage in an ever changing world.
Our focus is now geared towards Agriculture, which is the main stay of our people and ICT which is the future path to human development. Ours is a commitment to development within the context of present realities and the expectation of the future.
In this brief brochure we have attempted to present some of the necessary information that will be helpful in making informed decisions on matters relating to our triple Information Brochuremandate of Teaching, Research and Community services. It gives you a brief on our uniqueness as a very promising University located in a serene, peaceful and accommodating environment.