To enable its graduates to employ themselves and compete in the East African labour market, Morogoro based Mzumbe University, has introduced an entrepreneurship skill training curricula to supplement all its programmes.
The University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration), Prof Faustin Kamuzora made the announcement during the 12 the Convocation day observed at the Main Campus over the weekend.
“Our university teaches different professions and academic programmes but with an addition of the entrepreneurship training our graduates become even more competent…” asserted Prof Kamuzora.
The celebrations recognise the contribution made by students and academicians, explained the professor, noting that awards offered are motivational perks that encourage and recognize outstanding performance.
The University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Joseph Kuzilwa also expounded the purpose and history of the day noting it was first introduced in 2005 to bring together students, graduates, academicians, alumni and other stakeholders in education sector to discuss the development of the university.
In attendance, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Prof Josephat Itika announced the varsity’s progress manifested in the annual increase of enrollments as well as growing number of graduates. Further, he expounded that their efforts to expand the institute’s geographical scope are really the implementation of government’s request to have them do so and as such, the university now has campuses in Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, Mwanza and Tanga.