You are delightfully welcome to the web portal of our dear Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Calabar, Nigeria, where creativity, innovation and aggressive scientific researches that will transform our infrastructural world is the driving force pushing us towards excellence. The department is one of the seven departments in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology in University of Calabar, Nigeria, that started in 2017. The aim is to produce competent civil engineering graduates who are self-reliant and possess the requisite broad-based academic knowledge, innovativeness, IT and entrepreneurial skills needed to compete anywhere in the world and solve societal problems for the comfort of mankind.
We currently run Bachelor of Engineering degree programme (B. Eng.) in Civil Engineering. We intend to introduce another degree programme in Environmental Engineering and higher degrees programmes in the nearest future. The students, on graduation, can choose to specialize in any of the fields such as Structures, Geotechnics, Transportation/Highway, Water Resources/Hydraulics, Environmental, Materials and Construction Project Management.
Our Philosophy is to develop and advance the science and practice of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology in Nigeria in particular and the whole world in general. The students on graduation are expected to devote their professional lives to solving local, national and international problems of mankind in all aspects of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Technology. The department is equipped with highly experienced team of academic, technical and administrative staff that are deeply committed to imparting knowledge and skills to students within and outside the classrooms in a friendly manner. Our laboratories are equipped with modern equipment and manned by a dedicated group of qualified technologists. Our extensive linkages and industrial collaborations help in enhancing skill acquisition and the technical know-how of our graduates and consequently, boost confidence in providing solutions.
Our vision is to be the leading Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in Nigeria and among the highly ranked departments in the world in terms of teaching quality and contents, applied research, new ideas and innovations, consultancy, academic leadership and manpower training based on core values of Hard work, Integrity, Determination, Innovativeness & Creativity. Our students should stand tall anywhere in the globe contributing to the infrastructural development of the world despite the challenges.
We strongly hope that you would find our department befitting enough to undertake your academic programme. We will be glad to welcome and response to any feedback, enquiries and comments that you may send to us.
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To advance knowledge through teaching, radical applied research, professional consultancy, leadership and managerial training in Civil Engineering.
To be the leading Civil engineering department in Nigeria and among the highly ranked departments in the world in terms of teaching quality and content, applied research, new ideas and innovations, consultancy, academic leadership and manpower training.