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UR VC urges the youth to love one another and preserve humanity

Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda calls upon the youth to love one another and preserve humanity. This call was addressed on Wednesday at the 27th Commemoration event at UR Gikondo which started with laying of wreaths at the CBE genocide monument which is home to students and employees who lost their lives at the former Mburabuturo School of Law in 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. University of Rwanda Vice-Chancellor Prof. Alexander Lyambabaje In his address to the participants, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda, Prof....

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UR gets ‘smart classroom’ to facilitate e-learning

The University of Rwanda (UR) has got a ‘smart classroom’ located at Gikondo Campus expected to make learning easier for students in Master of Economics. The smart classroom initiative seeks to equip Rwandan schools with ICT infrastructure that facilitates digitalization of learning and teaching processes. The smart classroom project was launched in 2018, with an aim of integrating ICT pedagogy and skills in education. An online platform, named smart class, was also established, with a view to facilitate students to access learning materials even when they are not physically at school....

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SDSN Great Lakes Hosted the Closing Ceremony of the Home Grown Solutions Forum 2020 on 14th September 2020 and Presented its Winning Solutions

In July 2020, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (https://www.unsdsn.org/great-lakes) hosted at the University of Rwanda-College of Business and Economics launched a call for applications for the 2020 Summer Home Grown Solutions Forum (HGS) among its member universities and those interested in becoming members of the network. The forum is part of a series of activities of SDSN Great Lakes emphasizing the role of universities and higher learning institutions in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It brought together university students, researchers,...

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ACEDS gets international accreditation to offer PhD & Msc programs in data science

The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) has internationally accredited the University Of Rwanda’s African Centre of Excellence in Data Science (ACEDS) for offering different PhD and Masters programs in data science. This follows a rigorous evaluation of the modules taught and the teaching capacity of the Centre among other criteria. The programs that are internationally recognised are PhD/ MSc in Data Science in Actuarial Sciences/ Data Mining/Econometrics and Biostatistics. The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) is a USA-based institution which researches, designs, builds...

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Government started asbestos sheets removal at UR Huye

Asbestos Removal and replacement works are going on at University of Rwanda-Huye Campus. Activities started with former School of Science Buildings. University of Rwanda- Huye campus is among public institutions with high number of asbestos square meters. According to Juvenal NSENGIYUMVA UR Huye campus Director of Assets and Services Management, whose oversight responsibility is over Assets and Services Management, in Huye campus, buildings with asbestos sheets have about 38 000 square meters. As Huye campus has large number of asbestos, the removal and replacement cost is estimated...

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COVID19 : UR students locked in campuses facilitated to join their homes

UR students who remained locked up from their hostels and stranded around Huye campus due to Covid_19 outbreak were on this Monday 11 May 2020 being facilitated to get back to their respective homes. 380 students of Huye were facilitated to join their respective Districts transport free of charge. UR in general, 1661 students will be facilitated. University of Rwanda will pay the cost and National police escort the convoy. This exercise was done in all University of Rwanda campuses. Many students were still in and around campuses thinking university will open soon. According to...

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