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University of Uyo

Uyo, Nigeria
Joined February 2012
Presence in: Nigeria

Established October 1, 1991 by the Federal Government of Nigeria, University of Uyo  inherited students, staff, academic programmes and the entire facilities of erstwhile University of Cross River established by the then Cross River State Government in 1983.  Academic activities commenced in 1991/92 session.

The University is located in the heart of Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria the largest oil producing state. Uyo is easily accessible by road and there are two international airports within 100km radius, Calabar in Cross River State, and Ibom airport.

Currently, the University operates from two campuses; the Town Campus and Town Campus Annexe and the Main Campus. The Town Campus accommodates the Central Administration, Faculties of Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Education, Social Sciences, Science, Pharmacy as well as the Postgraduate School, while the Town Campus Annexe is home to the Faculties of Agriculture, Business Administration, Law, Environmental Studies and Directorate of General Studies.