The academic affairs of the University is governed by a Senate. The Senate is the organ responsible for the governance of academic affairs of the University where academic policies and procedures are discussed, debated and approved/disapproved for implementation and/or recommendation to the governing council of the University. The Senate is governed through a committee structure which reports to the general senate. Members of Senate are elected to represent various academic and non-academic stakeholders of the University. In addition, the departments have their own committees to govern the affairs of each department.

The Governing Council is governed through a Chairperson and selected members to support the activities of the University through the management.

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3 days ago

Office of The Vice Chancellor University of The Gambia

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Nyan returns from official mission to Cuba where he and the Director of University Relations, Alieu K. Jammeh conducted interviews for recruitment of potential teaching staff for the School of Medicine and Allied Sciences of the University of The Gambia.

In a marathon of sessions, the delegation also presided over the preliminary selection of suitable Cuban Medical Doctors on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare who will be deployed to The Gambia to replace the current Cuban medical team whose two year mandate is coming to end this year. A whopping total of over 130 candidates were interviewed from different medical fields of studies.

The delegation, accompanied by the Gambian Ambassador to Cuba, HE Kujeyatou Manneh, also visited the Ministry of Higher Education of Cuba and the University of Havanna to explore areas of cooperation for strengthening mutual academic programs of excellence.
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2 months ago

Office of The Vice Chancellor University of The Gambia

In addition to many UTG graduates contributing to national development through almost all sectors of the economy, UTG is proud that it has once again provided youths who are poised to make the TRRC process succeed in the Gambia. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Office of The Vice Chancellor University of The Gambia

The General Orientation Ceremony for freshmen was held today 1st September, 2018 at the Faculty of Law Auditorium at 10:30a.m.
The University`s Registrar Mr. Momodou Lamin Tarro on behalf of the Vice Chancellor welcomed the students into the University of the Gambia and gave a brief speech as what is expected of the students. Various Deans of Schools, the UTGSU and the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration, Prof. Momodou Jain also encouraged the new students to be role models to the society and take advantage of the conducive learning environment provided by the University.

The University`s Registrar seized the opportunity to announce Monday 3rd September, 2018 as the beginning of the 2018/19 academic year's first semester.
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OUR HISTORY

The University of The Gambia was established by an Act of the National Assembly of the Gambia in March 1999.  The enactment, which was a bold step to fulfill a long-standing desire of the people of The Gambia and to respond to several years of advocacy both within and outside the country for a university, ended years of indecision on the university question.

“The University of The Gambia shall be the powerhouse for the transformation of The Gambia through the creation, application, and transfer of knowledge.”

The University of The Gambia was established by an Act of the National Assembly of the Gambia in March 1999.  The enactment, which was a bold step to fulfill a long-standing desire of the people of The Gambia and to respond to several years of advocacy both within and outside the country for a university, ended years of indecision on the university question.

The University of The Gambia will seek to attain its Vision and Mission by:

  1. Promoting equitable and sustainable socio-economic development of communities through relevant,
    high-quality gender-sensitive teaching, research and outreach programmes
  2. Providing higher education to all persons, suitably qualified and capable of benefiting from it.
  3. Positioning itself as a national asset committed to the promotion of life-long learning.
  4. Developing its information and communication technologies, infrastructure as a driving force for the 
    education of more people more rapidly and for the improvement of efficiency and academic quality to 
    attain the goals of poverty alleviation and national development