In a bid to support youth innovations and entrepreneurship drive among the youth at university level, International University of East Africa (IUEA) is hosting entrepreneurship championship on Monday 25th at the university in Kansanga.
Cuthbert Atwongeire university marketing coordinator says the drive is help youth start businesses at early age to overcome wide-spread unemployment.
According to Uganda national bureau of statistics close to 400,000 youth join the job market however majority cannot be observed in the job market because of lack of experience and skills desired in the labour market.
Hassan Alwi university director who believes entrepreneur as yardstick to youth unemployment encouraged youths to join business start-ups at an early age to avoid falling in the unemployment trap.
IUEA is a private University licensed by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), and draws Students from the rest of the world.
IUEA is multicultural and international University that is driving innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa.
”We put emphasis on practical and modern skills and because of this, our students are sure to remain ahead of the big competition that this world presents them. IUEA is a thriving international community of scholars and students engaged in the pursuit of advanced knowledge, practical skills and humane values,”Alwi said.
IUEA also offers cutting edge programmes that lead graduates to job creation starting from certificate,Diploma,Undergraduate and Post-graduate degrees.
IUEA also offers the international Foundation Programme (IFP), CISCO,special language classes, certificate in short courses and diploma that prepare students for both employment and entry into degree programmes.
IUEA has students from diverse nationalities pursuing various program; ie Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, South Sudan, Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, America, Madagascar, Zambia, Liberia, Chad, Egypt, Malawi, Iran, India, Canada, Philipine, South America, UAE, Saudi Arabia, New zealand, Holland, etc. ‘What makes IUEA unique?
The IUEA Project team will continuously engage in its efforts in impacting the communities living in and around our catchment area. We will integrate social and environmental concerns, as well as voluntary interaction with stakeholders, in an effort to ‘enhance the quality of life of the local community along with our ongoing project initiatives.
‘Our objective is to prioritize needs and devise means and ways of implementing comprehensive programs for sustainable development in partnership with locals & stakeholders to ensure & facilitate inclusive growth. We are committed to managing business processes in such a manner as to produce an overall positive impact on society for building trust and acceptance.
The aim is to proactively promote public interest by encouraging community growth & development. Much of this work will be through local need assessment and subsequent design and roll out of comprehensive development plans in partnership with the Government, NGOs and our local communities. These, so far, may be broadly divided into the following categories:
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