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THE HIGHER EDUCATION SUMMIT 2016Written by Fatou Published in News and Ideas
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Tanzania Commission for Universities and the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals Tanzania with the generous support of Trust Africa are jointly organizing the Higher Education Summit 2016which will be held at The Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre on 21st and 22nd November 2016.
The main objective of the Summit is to develop strategies that will enable the higher education sub-sector to accelerate the production of the needed human and research outputs to support the drive towards sustainable industrialization in Tanzania Accordingly, the main theme for this Summit will be “ Enhancing the Contribution of Higher Education in the Industrialization Process of Tanzania” The Summit will bring together key stakeholders in higher education including government officials, academics, industry, development partners and other representatives of both the public and private sectors.
UniUyo, UniZik outshine other Nigerian universities at excellence awardsWritten by Fatou Published in News and Ideas
The University of Uyo, UniUyo, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, UniZik, Awka, have emerged the two most outstanding universities at the Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities(AVCNU) awards night on Tuesday in Abuja.
The awards night was part of the three-day 2016 Nigerian Higher Education Summit organised by AVCNU, Committee of Vice-Chancellors (CVC) and Trust Africa, Dakar, Senegal.
UniUyo and UniZik emerged first and second overall winners, respectively, in the Research Excellence Award category, while Federal University of Technology, Minna, came third.
UniUyo also bagged the Science and Technology award while UniZik won the Arts and Humanities award.