The AUST community extends its congratulations to Mr. Mohammed Abdullahi, Assistant Librarian in the university's Science Library on the completion of his Master's degree in Library and Information Technology at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.
Our Student Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) continues with their winning streak. On 10th March, 2017, our Petroleum Engineering student Teslim Olayiwola participated in the 2017 Student Technical Conference and Exhibition (STCE) Petroquiz and Paper contest held at University of Uyo.
With effect from July, 2017 the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) will offer 3 new 12-month M.Sc. Programs by coursework only.
AUST welcomed to its campus Librarians and library representatives from 50 universities across the nation who were here representing their institutions at the annual conference of the Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU) held during the period 5-8th March, 2017.
As part of its efforts at continuous improvement and ensuring continued maintenance of the highest academic standards, AUST has recently been engaging with ABET (the U.S.-based Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) created by professionals in the field to organize, operate and develop accreditation systems for scientific and technical education programs in order to meet international standards.
At a very well attended ceremony on the morning of the 25th of september 2016, AUST hosted the launch of an important new initiative “Tangent–Hub” which, together with AUST and several other partners, including other academic institutions, government departments, parastatals, private sector entities, international development agencies and select individuals, will serve as a nucleus for a range of activities set to drive innovation in the Abuja Technology Corridor.
The African University of Science and Technology (AUST) in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Institution and the South African High Commission, Abuja will, as has now become customary observe and celebrate this year's Nelson Mandela International Day. A series of activities have been planned and, according to the program made available, the events run from July 15 through July 18, 2016.
Ms. Samuel Jemimah-Sandra, a new M.Sc. graduate in Petroleum Engineering, was honoured at a recent event, hosted by the Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, who was in Abuja on ACBF business and hosted a special dinner to celebrate the graduation of the 21 female students ACBF sponsored at AUST during the 2015/2016 academic year
AUST "Petros" have done it again! The African University of Science & Technology Society of Petroleum Engineers Student Chapter has been selected to receive the 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter Award.
With its distinguished Board Chair, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala presiding, AUST held its 6th commencement ceremony on 8th June, 2016.
Last night, the Petroleum Engineering students who are graduating at the upcoming commencement ceremony on 8th June held their farewell gala dinner at a glitzy event on campus.
The Abuja Technology Village, a member of the Africa Chapter of the International Association of Science Parks (ISP), successfully hosted the first ISP workshop to be held in Nigeria, which attracted over 90 attendees from all over Nigeria, Botswana, Cameroon and South Africa.
It is with the saddest of hearts that I inform you of the passing of our dear Board Colleague W. Paatii Ofosu-Amaah on April 13, 2016. Paatii was a member of the Boards of the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) and the Nelson Mandela Institution (NMI) for most of their existence.