BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY

The process of establishing Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil began in 1973 during the administration of the first Military Governor, Police Commissioner, Late Alhaji Audu Bako; where Justice Sani Aikawa's Committee was established to advise Government on how the State can own a University that can cater for manpower requirements.

In 1988, a Taskforce under the Chairmanship of Professor Ibrahim H. Umar, former Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano was constituted and submitted its report in February, 1988, recommending the establishment of the University at Bagauda Lake Hotel.

Subsequently, a Technical Committee was inaugurated in July, 1989 to study, under the chairmanship of Alhaji Abdulkarim Hassan to study the report submitted by the Taskforce.

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MISSION

The mission of Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, is to provide highly skilled manpower through research and training to meet the challenges of a fast changing world.

VISION

The University shall be an International Centre of excellence.

PHILOSOPHY

The guiding philosophy of Kano University of Science and Technology Wudil shall be the provision of community based education that will facilitate the production of graduates who shall fulfill the stipulated requirements in learning and character to graduate in their various fields of specialization. The graduates shall also be groomed in such a manner that they will be able to effectively function in the Community.

STATISTICS

The year 2019 made another landmark in the history of Kano University of Science and Technology. Wudil. is the last button year of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan of the University and most of the thirty five (35) objectives stated in the plan und been achieved by the end of the year in review. The stated objectives in the plan include, among others:

  • Providing three additional feature walls and 500 capacity theatres for all departments and faculties respectively.
  • Creating 40 new undergraduate programmes and 20 sub-degree programmes and expanding the existing ones.
  • Creating 30 new academic and 10 professional postgraduate programmes.

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