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BUIB: First Semester Examination!

First semester exams for the 2022/2023 school year are currently ongoing at Biaka University Institute of Buea (BUIB). The examination session which will run in series took off on Thursday January 19th with all University of Buea (UB) Mentored programs; Direct BSc. and Top Up degree programs.

According to the exam officer Mrs. Tening Mercy, all is in place to shun any exams malpractices and to ensure that students write in a conducive atmosphere. During these exams it is mandatory for students to be present in the hall 30minutes before the start of the exams, stay away from their bags, phones and any material that will compromise a hitch free session.


The first session of exams will run till Wednesday the 25th of January while the HND students will commence with internal examination on the 28th of January.

The schools of Management, Agricultural Sciences, Education, Engineering and Technology will begin exams on the 14th of February 2023.

BUIB Students Challenged to Exploit the Library

Students of Biaka University Institute of Buea (BUIB) have been called to make the library their companion throughout their academic journey. This call was made this Tuesday the 17th of January 2023 by the Library Director of the University of Buea Prof. Rosemary Shafack, during the second library open day for the St Francis library of BUIB. In her presentation titled The Library- a student’s  Companion, the guest speaker Prof. Shafack reminded students that a 21st century library is not limited to buildings stocked with a collection of books, but includes both the virtual and onsite collection of books, journals,  newspapers and other useful documentations available and accessible for the provision of knowledge in diverse fields.

She added that access to information is a fundamental human right to be used within the law and that information is inevitable in the process of education and transformation.

The Guest Speaker challenged students to make use of the library available to them which she describes as veritable and as the heartbeat of every academic institution.  Information she noted must be used ethically and the library will help students get the right information, build their skills and impact positively on their community.

Representing the Vice Chancellor, Prof Fonkeng George, DVC in charge of Academic Affairs and Research, lauded the guest speaker for her succinct and rich presentation which according to him will greatly influence the reading and research habits of the students.

The event was graced by quizzes and a debate on “the impact of library usage on the performance of BUIB students at semester, national and international examinations” of which those who defended the importance of the library, carried the day as they strongly convinced the jury and other participants that the role of a library is inevitable in the success of students and that a library is to a student as water is to a fish.

UB Professionals Visit BUIB

A host of Professionals from the University of Buea  (UB) recently paid a visit to their mentee institution Biaka  University Institute of Buea  (BUIB),to appraise the work done since the commencement of the two new Schools in  BUIB   –the school of Agricultural Sciences and the School of Engineering and Technology, this  academic year 2022/2023.

During the visit, the directors of the maiden schools revisited the mission and vision of the schools which focus on providing world class training with exceptional quality in research and community outreach with the goal of producing job creators.  They further added that the schools are manned with fine and experienced lecturers who are charged with the responsibly to provide holistic training to students both at the undergraduate and post graduate levels via a student centered learning approach.

 The Head of mission Professor Nol Alembong , DVC/ Teaching, Professionalization and Development  of information and communication technologies , voiced UB’s  satisfaction working with BUIB while reiterating the that mentorship is not a master servant relationship, but that of collaboration which BUIB has so far stood the test of time. The team of five appreciated the kick- off momentum by the new schools while calling on the administrators not to relent their efforts in making these new babies shine as expected.

Prof Fonkeng George , DVC in Charge of Academic Affairs and Research  at BUIB , extoled the team for their valued mentorship collaboration while promising that BUIB will stay at the helm of providing training as per the standards of the Ministry of Higher Education.

The visit was crowned by a campus tour to the library, laboratories and classrooms meant to enhance the teaching and learning process.

BUIB: Staff and Students Welcome 2023 with Excitement!

It was a moment of handshake and excitement as staff and students of Biaka University Institute of Buea converged once again as one big family this 3rd day of the year 2023 to continue with the first semester of the academic year.

Festive days are over and work has commenced at BUIB with lots of enthusiasm and expectations for the New Year 2023. Mbu Mary, student of the department of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences, expressed joy for making it to 2023 and looks forward to a more exciting encounter with her school mates and lecturers who according to her, have been committed to their responsibility in providing quality training at Biaka University Institute of Buea .

On her part, Mrs. Nyah Celestine, Head of Department of the Records office thanked God for the New Year and looks forward to a year full of love, togetherness and hard work among members of the BUIB family

The Resumption of school kick started with a thanksgiving Mass held at the chapel during which Rev. Fr. Peter Maza , Chaplain of the Institution, reminded Christians of the goodness of God as the Catholic Church today celebrates the most Holy name of Jesus while praying for blessings upon all throughout the new year.

This year 2023 it must be noted is a significant year in the life of the institution which grows Silver in its mission of providing standard education. This 25years anniversary would be celebrated in grand style in the months ahead.

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