3 FEMALE STUDENTS SCOOP FIRST CLASS HONOURS AS 478 BACHELORS DEGREES ARE CONFERRED UPON STUDENTS OF ULK GISENYI
Dressing in royal blue and golden yellow gowns, ULK Gisenyi graduands were marching in three procession columns with joy in their heart and smiles on their faces as they were following the mace and the national flag bearers in symbol of success achieved after four years of undergraduate studies. On this special event, 21st February 2013, 478 graduates were conferred Bachelors’ Degrees Honours in Management, Rural Development, Accounting, Finance, Law, Sociology, Administration sciences and Development Studies.
The ceremony was opened by the vice chairperson Prof. Dr. KALISA MBANDA and graced with the presence of high officials from local and foreign, public and private institutions. It is a great notice to point out the amazing fact that out of the 478, 226 graduates, that is 47.3% are women. Moreover, the three graduands rewarded from having succeeded with first class honours, are all women; NIYOMBABAZI Phaina, KARUGWIZA Alice and MUKABARAHIRA Jeannine-Yes women can!
Delivering his speech as the guest of honor Hon. Dr. Vincent BIRUTA, Minister of Education saluted the courage and determination of the graduates and recommended them to demonstrate their capabilities so as to act as solution seekers. The Minister urge the graduated to make sure the increase in number of graduates brings about the increase in job creation rather than joblessness. The Founder and President of ULK, Prof. Dr RWIGAMBA BALINDA thanked the invitees to have honored the function with their presence.
The Founder of ULK expressed his appreciation upon the government to have put in place constructive policies which have brought about the country development and improved the living standard of nationals.