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UR: Graduates briefed to be job creators

To day Friday, 25th August 2017 at the Amahoro Stadium, Remera, Gasabo District, Kigali City University of Rwanda celebrates its 4th graduation ceremony since it was established in 2013.     

 In His remarks, Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has requested 8252 graduates to be in a position of using their skills in bringing creativity, which leads to the attitude of being job creators instead of being job seekers.

PM also ensures government’s effort to support and to improve quality of education.

The University of Rwanda was established in September 2013 by a law that repealed the laws establishing the National University of Rwanda and the country’s other public higher education institutes, creating the UR in their place.Law number 71/2013 transferred the contracts, activities, assets, liabilities and denominations of seven institutions to the UR: the National University of Rwanda (UNR); the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST); the Kigali Institute of Education (KIE); the Higher Institute of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry ; the School of Finance and Banking (SFB); the Higher Institute of Umutara Polytechnic (UP) and the Kigali Health Institute (KHI).

At the time of its creation, education officials reported that they “hoped that the university will improve the quality of education and effectively respond to current national and global needs.”

 

The Express News 

 

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