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The Alumni Relations Division of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University was established by the University Governing Council in the year 2017 with a core mandate to create linkages and good rapport with its Alumni, stakeholders and friends of the University for the development of the University among others.The idea was in consideration of the fact that government alone cannot shoulder all the responsibilities of Universities.

The Alumni Relations Division (ARD) is a Unit under the Registry Department of the University and it has been under the supervision of the Registrar since its establishment.

It has an Advisory Committee led by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics, other Principal Officers of the University including the Head of the Division as members. The Advisory Committee meets from time to time to review situations and advise on the way forward for the success of the Division.



The Division currently has a staff strength of six (6) Registry staff headed by a Principal Assistant Registrar (PAR), Mal. Rabi’u Mohammed. The remaining five (5) staff comprise of two (2) Administrative Staff (Senior Assistant Registrar and Administrative Assistant); one Higher Executive Officer and a Confidential Secretary II handling day to day administrative duties of the Division.



The Division performs among others, the following functions:

i. Identifies the Alumni of the University wherever they are in the world;
ii. Generates and updates the Alumni database;
iii. Coordinates Alumni stakeholders’ meetings and activities;
iv. Liaises effectively with chapters, the branches and members of the Alumni Association of the University;
v. Disseminates relevant information to the Alumni Association from the Unit and vice-versa;
vi. Develops strategy to cultivate, solicit and steward target population;
vii. Develops letters, brochures, stewardship materials, training materials for volunteers and staff;
viii. Sets specific annual donor and financial goals for fundraising initiatives;
ix. Monitors progress toward achieving its goals.


Tracking and creating linkages with the prominent University Alumnithrough tours/visitations to attract supports and donations in cash or kinds.
Monitoring payment of Alumni Charges.
Production of Souvenirs and memorabilia for sells and gifts to our Alumni, Stakeholders and Friends of the University.
Organization of Alumni Orientation Lecture and Dinner as part of Convocation Events.
Information dissemination on the University activities.
In-House Sensitization Campaign to create awareness on the activities of the Division and the need to subscribe to the global trends whereby Alumni are the major contributors to the development of their Alma Mater.


Creation of linkages with the prominent University Alumni to attract supports and donations in cash or kinds.
Endorsing payment of Alumni Charges.
Production of Souvenirs and memorabilia for sales and gifts.


The Division is at its phase I stage of growth and efforts are being made to nurture it to the desired level of progress. In line with the present economic reality, and the wakeup call by the Government to Educational Institutions to look up for alternative source of funding, especially with the recent Educational Survey conducted by the Federal Ministry of Education with particularly emphasis on the issue of Tracking of Alumni, the Division is committed towards ensuring a more cordial and strongbonds with the Alumni, Stakeholders and Friends of the University with a view to concretizing a solid foundation for building a cream of Global Alumni Family that would consider the University its second home with zeal, passion, commitment and readiness to project the image, defend the integrity and support the development of the University in line with the global trends.

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