991 awarded degrees in the 15th academic graduation ceremony

UNILAK has hold its 15th graduation ceremony this October 14th, 2021; the 1st one held after the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic.

The colorful event held at Nyanza Campus saw 991 graduates both from undergraduate and post graduate programs.

Of the 991 graduands, 135 have completed master’s degree while the remaining 856 are awarded Bachelor’s degree. Among these graduands more than 600 are females.

The event was attended by 57 graduands; who best performed their studies with more than 80%; while others followed it online.

The school leadership congratulated all graduands and challenged them to use the acquired knowledge and skills to make a difference in the society.

“You are graduating in a time which is very challenging and requires a lot of innovations but I know, UNILAK has prepared you very well; go and make a difference” Dr Jean Ngamije, the Vice Chancellor told graduands.

The authority stressed the need for the graduands to invest many efforts in using their skills in creating jobs to “contribute to the development of the country.”

Uwambayinema Belise, a graduate from the Faculty of Computing and Information sciences testifies that the education provided by UNILAK enabled them to become future good professionals but above all, better people and thanked the university and parents.

“I have already earned a job from a well known worldwide company where I am software support and I owe this capacity and performance from the skills I earned from the university. I am thankful to all faculty lecturers and support staff as they are the ones who contributed the most to my success;” said Belyse.

The management of UNILAK wishes the graduates the best of luck “whether they choose the path of higher education or the job market.”