Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Hosts Central University Orientation for Fresh Undergraduate Students

ABU is gearing up for the 2024/2025 Central University Orientation Exercise, an event prepared to introduce and welcome newly admitted students to the academic community.

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Prof. Kabiru Bala, the Vice-chancellor, extends a warm invitation to the university community to participate in this momentous occasion.

The orientation exercise is to take place on Tuesday, April 18th, 2024, at 9:00 am in the historic Mamman Kontagora Square as scheduled.

This one-day event aims to provide fresh students with important information about the university, its academic programs, and various campus resources.

Program Schedule and Highlights

Informative sessions, workshops, and social activities will be packed at the orientation program to ensure fresh students are prepared for their academic journey and feel welcomed at ABU. Some of the programs are highlighted as follows

  • The Vice-Chancellor and other university officials are welcome to address
  • Campus tour, introducing students to landmarks and key facilities
  • success strategies and Academic expectations, as tips from experienced faculty and staff, are featured
  • Information sessions on support services of students, such as health services, counseling, and academic advising.
  • Overview of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and societies.
  • Social events and icebreaker activities to facilitate connections among fresh students
  • Workshops on time management, study skills, and stress reduction techniques
  • Registration and attendance
  • All fresh students are advised to attend the orientation program, as it creates an excellent opportunity to adapt to the life of the university.
  • By email and on the university’s website, new students’ registration details and event schedules will be provided.


Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is dedicated to achieving a supportive and engaging student environment.

The orientation program for newly admitted students on April 18th 2024 serves as the first step in this devotion.

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