The university is located one km. off mile six out of Bamenda Town on the Bamenda - Bambui Highway and surrounded by a number of rolling hills and seasonal streams. It is adjacent to Star Light College campus which is part of the university and covers an area of 78 Hectares.
An exceptionally picturesque landscape of undulating windswept hillsides with perennial waterfalls (prospective source for micro-hydro electric projects) peaceful rolling valleys clothed in evergreen raffia palm bushes – thus providing in the words of H.E. Mr. George Staples, former US Ambassador to Cameroon, “an ideal atmosphere for serious studies, unique in Cameroon,” in town yet away from town. There are equally 10 hectares of university land in Mendankwe and 200 ha. acquired in the Ntem Valley in Donga Mantung Division.
These large areas are for large-scale agro – industrial activities including land to be further allocated for activities of the faculty of agriculture. University farm: A small university farm is located near the Campus and offers excellent opportunity for both staff and students to put into practice lessons taught in the lectures.
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