By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Jinja road based Victoria University has announced an educational webinar, under the theme; “The Diversity of Education In Uganda”. This webinar conference, one of the biggest so far, will broadcast live on both Victoria University’s You-Tube channel and Facebook on Thursday, October, 29, 2020, from 11am-1pm.
This time round, The Ethiopian Ambassador to Uganda HE Alemtsehay Meseret will be the chief panelist. Other notable big shots on the panel are; James Arinaitwe Kassaga (Chief Excutive Director Teach For Uganda), Noel Remasu Michael (Almnus Victoria University), Pawar Simran Merali (Student Victoria University and Media Personality). Catalyst Neima James Alexander, a student at Victoria University and MD Alexa Pastires will be the moderator.
According to the University management, the webinar is meant to highlight the trend of education not only in Uganda but also in the whole african continent aiming to help students, parents and other stakeholders in carrer guidance decision making.
“In Uganda we are terribly facing the unemployment challenge which has left most of our youths in a regretable state of life despite their high level of education, therefore we as Victoria University, we found it neccessary to organize such a conference to help our innocent youths understand what they have to study, when, where is it applicable, among others,” one of the organizers revealed.
This webinar follows among others the recently themed, The Succes and Failure Of Family Businesses In Africa, Real Estate Investment Post COVID-19 Era, Women in Entrepreneurship, Career Guidance Virtual Session that was also held recently during the pandemic period that aimed at empowering youth to overcome life’s hardships most especially during COVID-19.
Victoria University Uganda (VUU), also known as Victoria University Kampala, is a university in Uganda, accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE). It offers short, professional, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
VUU’s main campus is located at Victoria Towers, 1-13 Jinja Road, Kampala and as we report, its among the top Universities that has registered thousands of new entrants despite COVID-19 financial hardships due to its academic performance.