The academic year 2019-2020 started on 16th September 2019 at INES-Ruhengeri, induction period has been organized for first year students. For students who are not in first year they directly started the classes, they are now studying as usual.
For freshmen, program of induction was prepared to help them know the campus, learning and teaching facilities, orientation of the institution, staff, academic programs, academic regulation, etc
When addressing to the new students, Vice Chancellor of INES-Ruhengeri, Fr. Dr. Fabien HAGENIMANA explained the motivation behind the creation of INES-Ruhengeri which are building signs of hope, the contribution to unity and reconciliation and the contribution to sustainable development. He also explained the orientation of INES-Ruhengeri of being institute of applied sciences.
Vice Chancellor explained the life skills to the new students:
- Ø Decision making and problem solving;
- Ø Creative thinking;
- Ø Critical thinking;
- Ø Communication and interpersonal skills;
- Ø Self-awareness and empathy;
- Ø Assertiveness and equanimity;
- Ø Resilience and coping with emotions and stress
Vice Chancellor using the Power Point Presentation highlighted the core values of a Catholic School and the profile of INES students. “You have made a good choice by choosing INES-Ruhengeri”. Said Vice Chancellor “You are our children” he added
”Young people look at the future while old people look at the past, as young people we hope you have good future and you have to work hard because life is what you make it” he added