Over 1000 Graduate from Cavendish University

1, cheapest diagnosis 065 students have graduated with various qualifications from Cavendish University during its 5th graduation ceremony held at Speke Resort Munyonyo on Wednesday.

The students were awarded degrees, pilule diplomas, and certificates in varied disciplines such as Business, Information Technology, Economics & other Social Sciences.

A total of 774 students received Bachelors degrees- 15 of whom received first class honors, 86 were awarded with Masters, 8 received Post Graduate Diplomas while 55 received Diplomas.

Mwasana Cathy receives an award Cavendish University Chancellor H E Benjamin Mkapa as the best student in the Socio Economic Sciences

Cathy Mwasana receives an award for being the best student in the Socio Economic Sciences

The Minister for Education, Jessica Alupo recognized the significant part played by Cavendish University and other private universities in meeting the demand for higher education in Uganda. Uganda now has 30 private universities and 6 public ones.

She commended Cavendish University for its progress in harnessing the capabilities of technology and designing programmes hat have an international touch which is good for regional integration and international exposure.

In a speech read by Timothy Ssejjoba, Principal Education Officer at Ministry of Education, the minister said, “New Technologies are enabling communication with far greater ease at creating virtual global opportunities….we need to ensure that out graduates will not be limited by non trade barriers that are hidden behind standards such as accreditation, language of instruction and scope of study programmes.”

“A graduate from Cavendish university- Uganda should not have challenges being accredited by the South African Qualifications Agency or the Health boards in the United Arab Emirates for professional employment,” the minister added.

Cavendish University has heavily invested ICT-enabled learning in a bid to provide students with a global learning environment. It has various IT laboratories for practical skills like software development and hardware repair and maintenance, research lab and a Law lab specifically equipped with e-resources for law students.

“We should note that the two most quickly growing areas of transnational education are IT and education management. Among the professions, the most rapidly globalizing are those related to engineering, construction, accounting, medicine, specialized nursing and international law.

The graduation was officiated by H.E Benjamin Mkapa, the former Tanzanian President who is also the University’s Chancellor.

He urged the graduands to be innovative when they go out in the field as they apply the skills acquired in order to add value to the development of the East African region.


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