Dean-Faculty of Environmental Design
You are warmly welcomed to the website of the Faculty of Environmental Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The Faculty is happy to be the oldest amongst its pairs in the Nigerian Universities. Our pioneer status has has enabled us to be blessed with; high calibre manpower ― both academic and administrative staff, lecture and research facilities. We are proud to be famous at national and international levels for our high quality in research and teaching activities. The Faculty comprises of seven (7) Departments, namely; Architecture, Building, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Geomatics, Quantity Surveying and Urban and Regional Planning.All together, the Departments run eight (8). Postgraduate Programmes. The Postgraduate Programmes available to you are for the award of Postgraduate Diploma, Masters of Arts, Masters of Science, Professional Masters and Ph. D degrees. And because we are committed to the maintenance and growth of excellence in our Programmes, the Faculty has fixed and well attended seminars at both departmental and faculty levels. To ensure effective teaching and research, as well as to assist the students in their educational pursuits, each Departments has a rich library, the Faculty also benefits from the well-stocked University Library ― the Kashim Ibrahim Library (KIL) which is just some few meters away from the Faculty. The laboratories are also good and we link up with other laboratories both within and outside the University if the need arises. It is an opportunity to gain admission into our Programmes, the opportunity should not be wasted, and therefore new students and those already in the Programmes should; focus on their studies, socialise, exercise and avoid all anti-social behaviours. Please accept my best wishes for your future.