In the interest of students, faculty, and the broader community, Ambrose Alli University (AAU) in Ekpoma has thoughtfully adjusted the academic calendar for the 2022/2023 academic session. This article outlines the comprehensive timeline of academic and related activities. Whether you’re a fresh or returning student, it’s essential to keep up-to-date with these milestones to ensure your academic journey proceeds smoothly
|Institution||Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma|
|Announcement||Adjusted Academic Calendar for 2022/2023 Academic Session|
|Key Dates||Fresh Students Arrival: 14 July 2023; Course Registration Begins: 17 July 2023; First Semester Begins: 25 July 2023; Matriculation: 28 July 2023; Examinations: Start 14 October 2023|
|Semester Breaks||First Semester Examinations End: 11 November 2023; Christmas Break: 23 December 2023|
|Second Semester||Begins: 20 November 2023; Ends with Examinations: 12 March 2024|
|Result Consideration||Faculty Boards: 15-17 April 2024; Business Committee of Senate: 18 April 2024; Meeting of Senate: 22-24 April 2024|
|Course Registration||Ends: 31 July 2023; Late Course Registration Ends: 7 August 2023|
|Continuous Assessment||First Semester: 17 August 2023; Second Semester: 18-22 December 2023|
Commencement of the Academic Year
The academic session kicks off with fresh students arriving on campus on Friday, 14th July, 2023, marking the start of their university journey. Their first major milestone will be course registration and orientation, which begins on Monday, 17th July, 2023. This period provides new students with an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the campus and their courses.
Older students rejoin the academic fray a few days later, returning to campus on Friday, 21st July, 2023. Their course registration begins promptly on Monday, 24th July 2023.
First Semester Highlights
The first semester lectures for both fresh and returning students start from Tuesday, 25th July, 2023. Amidst the academic pursuits, the university also conducts a matriculation ceremony on Friday, 28th July, 2023 to formally welcome the fresh students.
Course registration for all students concludes on Monday, 31st July, 2023, with a one-week grace period for late registrations ending on Monday, 7th August, 2023. Subsequently, there will be a continuous assessment for all students starting from Thursday, 17th August, 2023.
The first semester lectures end on Friday, 13th October, 2023, following which the examinations begin on Saturday, 14th October, 2023 with GST and ENT courses. The first semester exams conclude on Saturday, 11th November, 2023.
Second Semester and End of Session
After a brief break, students resume for the second semester on Friday, 17th November, 2023, and the lectures begin on Monday, 20th November, 2023. A continuous assessment period is scheduled from Monday, 18th to Friday, 22nd December, 2023.
The university goes on a Christmas break on Saturday, 23rd December, 2023, and resumes the second semester lectures on Thursday, 4th January, 2024. The lectures continue until Wednesday, 7th February, 2024, followed by the second semester examinations that commence on Monday, 12th February, 2024 with GST and ENT courses. These examinations conclude on Tuesday, 12th March, 2024.
The Final Stretch: Result Consideration and Conclusion of the Session
As the session draws to a close, faculty boards meet between Monday, 15th and Wednesday, 17th April 2024 to consider the results. The Business Committee of Senate subsequently meets on Thursday, 18th April 2024. The session officially concludes after a meeting of the Senate to consider results, scheduled from Monday, 22nd to Wednesday, 24th April 2024.
AAU Academic Academic Calendar Summary
- Friday, 14 July, 2023: Fresh students arrive on campus.
- Monday, 17 July, 2023: Course registration and orientation for fresh students begin.
- Friday, 21 July, 2023: Returning students arrive on campus.
- Monday, 24 July, 2023: Course registration for returning students begin.
- Tuesday, 25 July, 2023: First semester lectures for both fresh and returning students begin.
- Friday, 28 July, 2023: Matriculation ceremony.
- Monday, 31 July, 2023: Course registration for all students ends.
- Monday, 7 August, 2023: Late course registration for all students ends.
- Thursday, 17 August, 2023: Continuous assessment for all students begins.
- Friday, 13 October, 2023: First semester lectures end.
- Saturday, 14 October, 2023: First semester examinations begin with GST and ENT courses.
- Saturday, 11 November, 2023: First semester examinations end.
- Friday, 17 November, 2023: Students return for the second semester.
- Monday, 20 November, 2023: Second semester lectures begin.
- Monday, 18 December, 2023 – Friday, 22 December, 2023: Continuous assessment for all students.
- Saturday, 23 December, 2023: Christmas break begins.
- Thursday, 4 January, 2024: Continuation of second semester lectures.
- Wednesday, 7 February, 2024: Second semester lectures end.
- Monday, 12 February, 2024: Second semester examinations begin with GST and ENT courses.
- Tuesday, 12 March, 2024: Second semester examinations end.
- Monday, 15 April, 2024 – Wednesday, 17 April, 2024: Faculty Boards meet to consider results.
- Thursday, 18 April, 2024: Business Committee of Senate meets to consider results.
- Monday, 22 April, 2024 – Wednesday, 24 April, 2024: Senate meets to consider results and end the session.
Wrapping Up: The Importance of Keeping Track
An academic calendar is more than a set of dates; it’s a roadmap for the academic year. By being aware of these key dates, students can plan their academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities accordingly. The revised calendar provides students and faculty members with a clear overview of the university’s academic plan, enabling effective time management and the optimisation of learning opportunities.
It’s crucial to remember that these dates represent the current plan and may be subject to change in response to unforeseen circumstances. All students are advised to stay connected with official AAU communication channels to stay abreast of any updates.
Embarking on an academic journey requires careful planning and preparation. With AAU’s detailed academic calendar for the 2022/2023 session, students have all the information they need to plan their year and achieve their academic goals. Good luck to all students for the upcoming session!