COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS WIN INTER-DEPARTMENT CHAMPIONSHIP
Year in, year out Kigali Independent University ULK organizes the Inter-Department sports Competitions to help students live healthy lives and cement their ties as people majoring at the same university. This year’s football championship was scooped by Computer Science students after beating Polytechnic students two goals nil.
The competition kick-started on 4th June 2018 with all departments responding positively to it. It was a competition which saw many goals being scored in the preliminary stage whereby teams such Finance and Computer Science happened to score more than 10 goals in one match. Such a score revealed that more is still to be done in coaching some departments on how to strategically play this number one sports in the world.
The competition is organized by the students’ Union, AGEULK, in conjunction with the management of the university.
Speaking at the trophy giving event, Dr. SEKIBIBI Ezechiel, the Vice Chancellor of Kigali Independent University ULK, expressed his satisfaction vis-à-vis the decent organization of the tournament and pledged more support to make this much more interesting in the years that lie ahead.
“ It’s something stunning to see how this competition was organized to make sure all departments take part and bring this joy to our hearts. Everyone is excited because of this good initiative. I therefore thank the organizers on behalf of ULK and pledge you that we will keep doing all we can to ensure that we always have the best inter-department competitions in the years ahead”, he told the gathering after the winners had been decorated.
Shortly after handing the trophy to the winning team, excessive joy invaded the place with the Head of Computer Science Department, Mr. KAGARAMA John Baptist, rejoicing with his students and thanking them for having made not only him proud but the whole Computer Science community extremely joyful.
Given the importance of such a tournament, one may encourage all ULK students to emulate the example of their peers and take part in this competition when it is comes back next time.