On Thursday, October 26th, 2022, Abdinasir D. Egeh, Dean, Student Affairs, AU, organized Freshman Orientation day 2022 at the graduation hall, main campus, AU. A keynote address was delivered by Dr. Mohamed M. Jibril, President, AU. The students were taken through students’ code of conduct, introduced to the university structural organization, advised on self discipline; how to carry themselves and given various tips on how to achieve academic and life excellence. A total of 1453 (1585 including sharia and law and other diploma) students have so far been enrolled by freshman department, with 818 (56%) of them being male and 635 (44%) of them being female for the 2022/ 2023 academic year, a significant higher number than the enrollment in previous academic year 2021/2022. The students are drawn from 29 different world destinations including Djibouti, Kenya, Yemen, Tanzania, UAE, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom among others.
Other speakers included Prof. A. A. Boqore, Vice President, Administration & Finance, Prof. Hamud B. Ibrahim, Vice President, Academic Affairs; Prof. Mohamed M. Jama, Vice President Student Affairs and Public Relations; Harun I. Warsame, Dean, Freshman Department, AU; Yurub A. Muumin, Dean, Gender Affairs, AU alongside Sh. Mohamed B. Muhumed, Director, Arab relations & linkages.