Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka: NAU
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (NAU), is one of the top ranking Universities in the Eastern part of Nigeria. Following the split of the former Anambra State into two States -Anambra and Enugu States,
the Awka and Nnewi campuses of the former Anambra State University of Technology, were by the Anambra State Edict No 5 of November 26, 1991 constituted into Nnamdi Azikiwe University. The Edict upheld Awka and Nnewi as campuses of the University.
The University was taken over by the Federal Government with effect from September 1, (1992, by Decree No 34 of July 15, 1992).
The Rt. Hon. Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the Owelle of Onotsha, after whom the Univeristy is named was in the vanguard of the fight against colonialism in Africa and was the doyen of the independence struggle in Nigeria. Believing in the use of education as a veritable tool in the liberation struggle and in the enthronement of the dignity of man. He founded the first autonomous Nigerian University. His choice of a name for that University – the University of Nigeria- is an eloquent testimony to his belief in and commitment to Nigerian unity.
LOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY
The main campus of the University is located at Awka sited thirty-five kilometers to the South -West of Awka and the second campus which is also a teaching hospital for medical students is at Nnewi.
The University has a population of twenty-four thousand seven hundred and six (24,706) for the full-time and twelve thousand, four hundred and seventy-six (12,476)students for the part-time programmes during the 2004/2005 academic year.
The main campus of the University is located at Awka sited thirty-five kilometers to the South -West of Awka and the second campus is at Nnewi.
Nnamdi Azikwe University
Awka, Anambra State
P. M. B. 5052
Awka – Nigeria
List of Faculties
|S/N||Faculty Code||Faculty Name|
|6||F-HST||Health Science & Technology|
|11||SCH-PG||School of Postgraduate Studies|