About Fourah Bay College
Fourah Bay College the oldest constituent college of the university was established on 18th February 1827 and is headed by a Deputy Vice-Chancellor and a Deputy Registrar and comprises four faculties, Arts, Engineering & Architecture, Pure & Applied Sciences, andSocial Sciences & Law. In 2000, the College introduced the semester system which replaced the trimester system. This move also gave birth to the modular system of student assessment. The College is currently located on Mount Aureol, a picturesque view overlooking Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. Its beautiful landscape and serene learning environment etched in beautiful green scenery provides a panoramic view of much of the capital city. Elevated, 300 meters above sea level with low carbon foot-print, the location is ideal for learning and ecotourism.