The student orientation exercise started on Tuesday 30th August 2016 and ended Friday 2nd September 2016. ARU took in another group of students for the academic year 2016/2017. These fall in the category of both Certificate in Rural entrepreneurship and Business Management and Bachelor of Rural Development.
The students have undergone the orientation week and the purpose was to acclimatize them with the ARU methodology, philosophy and the whole subject matter of ARU as a university. The orientation was meant to allow students settle-in and accustom them with campus bearing, culture, help students establish linkages and exchange contacts and any other information regarding the university.
The orientation was also to acquaint students with a better understanding of the university operations and help them cope up with the necessary university schedule.