In his Convocation Address 2014, the Vice Chancellor describes how the University of Makeni meets the challenge to be creative, innovative and relevant in the fields of science, technology, the humanities and the creative arts, while expanding to the point where the overall registered student population is over a thousand and two hundred students, which includes over 344 female students. He highlights initiatives such as:
- The establishment of the Executive MBA course which will enable higher entrepreneurship education
- The development of the University as the Centre of Special Needs Education in the Mano River Region
- The innovative Remedial Programme which is supporting those with few credits to complete their grades for accessing tertiary institution. Over a fifty percent of the 200 students enrolled over the past years have successfully completed degree programs, diploma and HTC program in tertiary institutions in the country
- The work of the University as a key partner of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in institutionalising mental health training in the country.
Read the Vice Chancellor’s address in full here.