Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the University Management wishes to announce that the orientation ceremony for freshmen will be held virtually. 

The ceremony is an academic tradition where newly admitted students are officially welcomed and introduced to life at the University of The Gambia.  At the end of the orientation, the freshmen understand among other things: how to choose and register courses; the tuition fees and mode of payment and how to participate in student-led activities.

As indicated on their acceptance letters, the orientation ceremony will be on Monday, 8th February 2021 at 10 a.m sharp. Below are links to the platforms for each school/faculty.

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Education

School of Information, Technology and Communication

School of Business and Public Administration

School of Journalism and Digital Media

Faculty of Law

School of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences ( Nursing Department)

School of Engineering and Architecture

For general enquiries, you can contact 3650084 or send an email to You are encouraged to visit

Thank you.