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Gambia

Officially the Republic of the Gambia and often called simply Gambia) is a country in West Africa mostly surrounded by Senegal with a short strip of its coastline bordered with the Atlantic Ocean at its western end. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa.
The Gambia is situated on either side of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the centre of the Gambia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 10,689 square kilometres (4,127 sq mi) with a population of 1,882,450 at the 15 April 2013 Census. Banjul is the Gambian capital, and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.

Universities

UNIVERSITY OF THE GAMBIA logo

UNIVERSITY OF THE GAMBIA

  •  MDI Road, Kanifing P.O. Box 3031,Kanifing
  •  220 4382002 /3 - +220 438200 - Mob: +220 365005
  •  https://www.utg.edu.gm/
  •  info@utg.edu.gm

The University of The Gambia was established by an Act of the National Assembly of the Gambia in March 1999.

OUR VISION

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

MISSION STATEMENT

"The University of The Gambia will provide relevant, sustainable, and high quality tertiary education and research in respect of socio-economic, scientific and technological advancement and development.

It will be a centre of excellence which will accommodate national, regional and international requirements. The University will utilize the concept of incremental improvement to maintain high standards thereby empowering students with the opportunity to fulfil national needs. It will also provide students with the facility to realize their full potential both generally and in employment."