The Inter- University Council for East Africa in visit to ULK
During their four days sojourn in Rwanda, a group of sixteen Senior Academicians and Education Executives from the Inter- University Council for East Africa, has paid a visit to Kigali Independent University (ULK). On their mission of holding workshops in a bid to uphold quality education in East Africa higher learning institutions, this visit was intended to have an outlook on the quality education policies and practices higher education in Rwanda.
On the headship of Prof.Mayunga Nkunya,the President of the Inter-University Council for East Africa, the team was hosted by the Founder and President of the ULK Prof. Dr RWIGAMBA BALINDA, the Rector Dr SEKIBIBI Ezechiel , the Academic Vice Rectors Dr CYEZE Emmanuel and Lecturer OKOKO OSAMBO as well as the Director of Quality RUKUNDO Friend. Along the tour on the campus, the guests were introduced to the tuitions blocs to see computers labs, lecture rooms, and reading halls. They also explored the venues of the administration block and saw the one-stop center of administration and finance services, the executives’ offices and the four rooms of the digital library. Afterwards, a round-table discussion about partnership and cooperation.
Answering about the secret behind the ever growth that ULK is marking regardless of its youthness and status of being self-sponsored, The Founder of the President of ULK disclosed that the stable development of ULK stems from continuous practices of strong principles which are having faith in God, living ethical values and fulfilling their mission in front of God. Adding to this, noted the Vice Rector Academics, go extra mile in complying with the standards and rules governing higher learning institutions in Rwanda. ULK has put in place fine proven quality tools to uphold and sustain quality education.
The President of the Inter-University Council for East Africa saluted the University of being a model university of the region. He appreciated the efforts currently made for bringing the institution a world class university and a university of the future a train graduates with an ethical mind.