KANSANGA – A total of 2400 students will graduate from Kampala International University on Saturday June 15, 2019 to join thousands of others in the job market.
According to the acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Prof George Nasinyama, 42% of the graduands are female and 54% of the graduands are from the Western Campus.
“Every graduation is a special moment. It’s a big moment not only for the University but also for a family and their community,” he said adding it is a moment when realizes the fruit of their labor, support and encouragement.
“I’m very fortunate and proud to be a part of the two decades of KIU graduations”.
He explained that the ceremony, which will take place in at the University’s main campus at Kansanga, Ggaba Road, Kampala and that it is scheduled for 7:00 am East African time.
He revealed that this would be the 20th graduation ceremony for the University since its inception in 2001 and received its university charter in 2009.
Prof Nasinyama said KIU’s main campus has four constituent colleges and four schools; College of Education, Open and Distance Learning, College of Computing and Information Technology, College of Higher Degrees and Research, College of Professional and Extramural Studies, School of Law, School of Economics and Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and School of Humanities.
“As you enjoy this moment, he encouraged graduands to remember that the world has moved on – away from a more protective to a more challenging and demanding entrepreneurial society.
“Although change is a constant, I’m confident that you have the greatest opportunity to be part of the architects and masons for the new world given the knowledge and skills you have acquired at KIU,” he said.
Since her establishment in 2001, KIU has so far graduated over 35,000 students and as such the institution has grown progressively with regards to the numbers of students, infrastructure, and facilities, to provide a world-class education to all her students.
In November last year a total of 3700 students graduated at various levels from certificate to PHD levels during the 19th graduation ceremony at the campus.
The ceremony was graced by Constitutional affairs minister Kahinda Otafire , the Chairman Board of Trustees of KIU, Al-haj Hassan Basajjabalaba, the Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mouhamad Mpezamihigo, the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, among others.