Welcome to the Vanderbilt African Student Union Official Website!  The quick and easy way to keep up with ASU’s upcoming events and programming.

Did You Know?

  • Africa is the second largest and the second most populous continent in the world.
  • Africa includes Madagascar, which is the fourth largest island in the world
  • Mount Kilimanjaro, located on the border between Tanzania and Kenya, is actually a volcano
  • Africa is so large that a full population census has never been made.  Estimates says that it may be home to as many as 748 million people
  • There are over 1000 different language in Africa
  • Africa is the home of the Human species, which developed there about 5 million years ago
  • Africa has 8% of the world’s oil reserves
  • Africa produces 50% of the gold and diamonds in the world