About Us

We the Students of the University of the Gambia acting in accordance with Section 42 of the Tertiary and higher education Act 2016 and in the spirit of unionism hereby establish the University of the Gambia Students’ Union (UTGSU) which shall be governed within the limits and spirit of the provisions of this Constitution. We seek to further academic excellence, support good
initiatives and promote values of an open society, national service and respect for rule of law. We endeavor to prevent discrimination on any basis and enable fruitful collaboration within and outside the university and to prepare ourselves
for a successful and inspiring future.

We recognize the Students’ Union and its organs to be the only competent body to engage the University administration and any other institution, corporation or association within and outside the Gambia regarding any matter that affects or is likely to affect the interest and general wellbeing of the University of the Gambia Students. The University of the Gambia Students’ Union has derived their legitimate power from the Students of the University of the Gambia and shall act faithfully to pursue the best interest of the students.

The Students’ Union shall take necessary measures to address situations or state of affairs which if allowed occurring or continuing to occur may threaten the interest and general wellbeing of students.