‘’Be Intore, be patriotic, and be engaged with what the country aspires for’’-UR-CE Principal Prof. Njoroge

The University of Rwanda-College of Education Principal Prof George K.Njoroge urged the new Guild Council Members as leaders to adhere to high principles and professional standards and doing so with consistency. The call was made during the swearing-in ceremony of the new 21- member Council that resulted from fair and transparent elections recently organized on Rukara Campus by the outgoing Arbitration Committee. New Guild Council Committee Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Njoroge focused on issues of governance, voice and accountability and linked them with the National Strategy...

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ACE in Data Science moves towards international accreditation

A team from DASCA met the Center Management in the evaluation process of programs to be accredited. University of Rwanda(UR) is now poised to earn another premier accreditation from the Data Science Council of America (DASCA) – the global giant in data science standards and credentialing. Notably, the UR’s African Center of Excellence in Data Science (ACE-DS) is Africa’s first institution to be earning the prestigious DASCA accreditation. The ACE-DS Director, Dr. Charles Ruranga is confident that this will propel this World Bank - funded Center of Excellence in Data Science further ahead...

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UR-CE embraces practicum as an innovative approach to strengthen pre-service teacher education

The University of Rwanda-College of Education with the support of MasterCard Foundation’s Leading in Teaching Initiative (LIT) Project has introduced an innovative approach of practicum to strengthen pre-service teacher’s education. This program kicked off last academic year 2018-2019 with UR Rukara Campus first year students. Following its implementation plan, student teachers at UR Rukara Campus and UR Nyagatare Campus will conduct four visits during the three year’s duration of their studies. For this academic year 2019-2020, first year student teachers are supposed to do their first...

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International researchers and experts meet at UR to discuss benefits of GIS for social economic transformation

At least 500 delegates from around the world are convened in Kigali at the University of Rwanda for the 16th edition of AfricaGIS 2019. Organized by the University of Rwanda through its Centre for GIS and Remote Sensing in collaboration with EIS Africa, the conference seeks to explore the role of innovations in geospatial information and its implication in addressing the 17 SDGs targets for an inclusive, prosperous and sustainable African continent. The conference was officiated by Hon. Paula Ingabire the Rwanda Minister of ICT and Innovation. Speaking on the occasion, Paula noted that...

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Dr Gatare calls on new students at CST to embrace UR values

The Call was made by the Principal of the University of Rwanda College of Science and Technology during orientation exercise for new students at Nyarugenge Campus. This was a prime time for freshers to get clues and tips that will easily facilitate their transition into Campus life. The event also featured the introduction of all the College’s managers and responsibilities attached to their positions. On the occasion, the University Chancellor Patricia Campbell, was also present and shared useful insights to students. A section of freshers during the Induction week In his welcoming...

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Digital Health subprogram move to levarage ICT for supporting healthcare service delivery

The Digital Health Subprogram organized a consultative meeting with stakeholders including researchers, industry and practitioners. The meeting aims to discuss among others ways to advance Health sector through digital health technology by training professionals and local caregivers to make clinical care more efficient. Digital health subprogram operates under the Regional Centre of Biomedical Engineering at the College of Science and Technology and is one of thirteen research clusters that make the 5-year bilateral collaboration of UR-Sweden Programme. Speaking during the meeting, Dr...

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