In accordance with the philosophy conceived by the founding mothers and fathers, the Bamenda University of Science and Technology, is not just another university added to the long list of universities in the country. Rather, it aims at addressing the unaddressed issues in Cameroon education, considering the historic and cultural diversity, unleashing the rich natural and human resources with which region and indeed Cameroon and Africa as a whole are endowed, galvanizing them towards raising productivity and decreasing unemployment and poverty in a bid to raise the standard of living of the masses. The economy, which is charaterised by small holder ventures, common initiative groups and some corporate enterprises which strive at stimulating self-actualisation, self-reliant development, sole proprietorship and medium scale industries as stepping stones towards an integrated agro-industrial takeoff.
• Contribute towards addressing the educational needs of thousands of youths and adults yearning for quality education, emphasising on professionalism, creativity, research for development by: • Seeking and using available and transferable technologies to make graduates favourably competitive in a global economy; • Offering opportunities to unleash and transfer available knowledge and practical experience of locally available but untapped national and international manpower; • Going for quality rather than quantity in admitting students; • Ensuing that students receive an education that enables them to become immediately operational upon leaving the University of be self-employed and • Promoting citizen training and general education essential for the understanding and appreciation of the Cameroon way of life, and her relationship to the Africa and the world communities. •This lay private institution of higher learning is the brain child of the Industrial and Educational Development Company (INDECO Ltd.), incorporated on 12th October 1995, with headquarters in Bamenda, North West Region of Cameroon.