Faculty of Computing and ICT, AU, held a students’ orientation meeting on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, with newly registered Sophomore students of academic year 2022/ 2023. The meeting was presided over by Edwin O. Okech, Dean, Faculty of Computing and ICT, AU, with opening address from Prof. Hamud B. Ibrahim, Vice President, Academic Affairs, AU alongside Prof. Mohamed M. Jama, Vice President, Students Affairs, Public Relations and Community Outreach, AU who was the keynote speaker, together with Suleiman H. Ali, Chief Academic Registrar, AU.
The orientation programme included students’ registration process; academic and related matters including student progression and minimum graduation requirements; students evaluation and format and structure of major university examinations; bus transportation schedule; processing of student ID cards; students leadership; students code of conduct; self discipline and mentorship; sports, health and gender related issues. Also present in the meeting were Associate Deans, Faculty of Computing and ICT, AU; Director, Arab relations and international linkages, AU; Dean, Gender Affairs, AU and laboratory technicians of the faculty.
According to the latest statistics, as of today, Faculty of Computing and ICT, AU, has enrolled a total of 403 sophomore students of whom 201 have enrolled for Bachelor of Information Technology programme (BIT); 86 have enrolled for the Bachelor Business Information Technology (BBI) programme; 91 for the Bachelor of Software Engineering (BSE) programme; while another 25 have enrolled for the Bachelor of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE) programme. Out of these 403 students, 81 are female (20%) while 322 are male (80%). The Faculty of Computing and ICT, AU, continues to focus on quality teaching and learning process, intensive training in practical skills and focus on abilities, combined with field exposure with a view to churning graduates who have capacity to not only match their theory to practice but also to solve real world problems.