MUBAS conduct orientation for Post Graduate Students
The event was graced by MUBAS Vice Chancellor, Associate Prof. Nancy Chitera and Dean of Post Graduate studies Peter Muhagama whilst director of ceremonies was assistant registrar for MUBAS Martin Matululu.
Students were then oriented on a number of issues including structure of post graduate programs, assessment and general rules, academic quality issues, fees accounts and payments as well as Library electronic services.
Speaking on the day, Associate Prof. Chitera, congratulated students for being enrolled into the Master’s Degree program at MUBAS.
The MUBAS Vice Chancellor said the institution is looking forward to see these newly enrolled Students applying the knowledge impacted into ground-breaking and industrialist which is in line with one of the MUBAS’s objectives.
“One of MUBAS objectives is to be a leading innovation University, and as such we encourage our students to embrace this notion by coming with innovative and entrepreneurial skills,” said Chitera.
On his remarks, Muhagama challenged the students to excel in their academics and contribute to the social economic development of Malawi adding the nations awaits for their professionalism.
“Post Graduate students have a role in imparting their skills to the society; as a nation we are living in a world of innovation and entrepreneurship, as such the onus is on the students to come up with good ideas that will facilitate innovations so as create a better Malawi, he said.
Ida Nkolimbo, a newly enrolled student into Master of Arts in Media Studies, hailed MUBAS for organizing the orientation as it bridges the gap between students and lecturers which in turn benefits the students who end up being fed with accurate information which is essential in the advancement of their studies.