Change of guard in MUBAS Students' Representative Council (SRC)

News   Lucy Isaac   October 31, 2023
PIC: The newly elected MUBAS Students Representative Council
The newly elected Students' Representative Council (SRC) at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) has been sworn in on 12 October 2023.

Speaking during the swearing in ceremony, Vice Chancellor for MUBAS, Associate Professor Nancy Chitera, congratulated the new team and extended her gratitude to the outgoing SRC members for their support and leadership.

Chitera advised the new SRC members to ensure that the students conduct themselves in an orderly and responsible manner in order to contribute to the attainment of the university ‘s vision. 

“The SRC is the team that acts as a bridge between management and the students; so, as you take on this role, come in with a managerial mindset,” Chitera advised.

She also encouraged the new SRC members to effectively manage their time to excel in their studies.

  “We do not have separate rules for assessing SRC member;. you will be graded by the same criteria as other students,” said Chitera.

Gershom Nyirenda, the newly elected president of MUBAS SRC, expressed his readiness to fulfil his duties as president. 

“My colleagues and I believe in the vision of MUBAS that is to 'create, innovate and generate' and this will be the guiding principle to our leadership as we serve these students who are the major contributors to the stated vision.” Nyirenda said. 

The positions that were sworn in include president, vice president, general secretary, director of finance, director of sports, director of gender, ethics and women affairs, among others.

The team will serve for one year.

MUBAS has enjoyed peace in recent years due to the cordial relationship that exists between Management and the Students Representative Council.

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