The Africa Universities’ Day has been held on November 12 every year since 2006 when it was established as a day to celebrate the contributions of the Higher Education Sector to the development of the continent. Over the years, events in the form of exhibitions and lectures have been organized by the AAU Secretariat and AAU-member Institutions to observe the day.

OBJECTIVES OF THE AFRICA UNIVERSITIES’ DAY CELEBRATION

  1. Create awareness on the importance of higher education in Africa
  2. Promote dialogue on how to improve higher education in Africa
  3. Celebrate the success stories of higher education in Africa