The University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) second semester academic calendar has been released after approval by the management and authorities of the institution and all interested students of the university are hereby notified.
The Senate of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) has approved the second semester academic calendar for 2014/2015 Academic Session with examination dates.
Check the academic calendar below
UNIABUJA 2nd SEMESTER CALENDAR
1st April – 2nd May, 2015 (4 weeks) –University Portal open for 2nd Semester Online registration.
20th April, 2015 Commencement of Lectures.
20th April – 1st August, 2015 (15 weeks Lectures)
3rd May, 2015 – 11th May, 2015 (1 week) -Late registration to attract a fee of N5000.00k only.
12th May, 2015- Registration closes (Portal closes for registration).
6th May, 2015 (6 weeks after the end of 1st Semester Examinations – Senate to consider 1st Semester Results.
8th May, 2015 – 15th May, 2015 – Add & Drop forms to be made available for pre- requisite courses at the cost of N500.00k only.
18th May – 18th June, 2015 – Production of Photo albums and Examination slips on Departmental basis by levels.
22nd June, 2015 – Distribution of List of registered students and Photo albums to Departments. Also, submissions of downloaded Examination slips by students to their respective Departments.
1st July, 2015- Release of Provisional Examination Timetable for 2nd Semester Examination.
13th July, 2015- Distribution of stamped and signed exam slips to bona-fide students.
14th July, 2015- Release of Final Examination Timetable.
13th July, 2015 Moderation of 2nd Semester question papers.
3rd -8th August, 2015 –Examination for SIWES Students.
3rd -29th August, 2015 -Second Semester Examination (4 weeks)
19th August- 10 Nov., 2015 (SIWES)
31st August – 18th October, 2015(7 weeks) end of 2014/2015) Session break
New Session (2015/2016) commences on Monday 19th October, 2015.
About the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)
The University took off from a temporary site, made up of three blocks of building meant for a primary school in Gwagwalada, tagged the “mini – campus”. Academic activities started on the mini – campus in 1990. In the same year, the University was allocated an expanse of land covering over 11,800 hectares along the Abuja – Abuja road for the development of its main campus.
The University of Abuja, Gwagwalada mini-campus is the first campus in the university to be established at take-off time. Though the university is gradually relocating to the permanent site, up till this day, the campus still hosts two female hostels and a boys’ hostel all accommodating close to three thousand students. Among the landmarks in the campus includes the Senate Chamber, the Science Laboratories, Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Remedial Studies and the Institute of Education. The university Medical Centre which has been equipped with modern medical facilities and high profile personnel cannot be ignored. The campus hosts a number of recreational facilities including an Olympic size football field, a volleyball pitch and a long-tennis court.
LOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY
The University now operates from both its Main Campus, along Abuja Airport Road, and the Mini – Campus in Gwagwalada. Currently, the Administrative Building and the Faculty of Arts are on the Main Campus. More faculties are expected to relocate to the Main Campus from Gwagwalada in due course. The distance learning offices of the University are located within the municipality(Garki) where contact sessions of the programmme are also held.
To develop an institution of higher learning that combines academic excellence with the pursuit of the unity of Nigeria.
To provide instructional, research, and public service programmes appropriate to a university of high standing that guarantees academic excellence and to operate a strong and virile distance learning component that ensures equal educational access to a large constituency.
More so, in order to fulfill the mission of the University the objectives of the University of Abuja have been clearly spelt out in section 1(3) of its law [University of Abuja Act – 106(1992) cap U2 LFN (2004)]. Specifically, the objectives of University shall be:
To encourage the advancement of learning and to hold out to all person without distinction of race , creed ,sex or political conviction, the opportunity of acquiring higher liberal education.
To provide courses of instruction and other facilities for the pursuit of learning in all its branches,
and to make those facilities available to such persons as are equipped to benefit from them.
To encourage and promote scholarship and conduct research in all fields of learning and human endeavor. To relate its activities to the social, cultural and economic needs of the people of Nigeria.
To undertake as part of its academic programmes distance learning and continuing education in various disciplines
To cater for the interest of working class or those who cannot benefit from the full-time university education and to undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standard.