Prof. Joy C. Kwesiga the Vice-Chancellor of Kabale University, visited INES-RUHENGERI this Thursday, 14th February 2019 accompanied by the University Secretary, Canon, Johnson B. Munono, The Academic Registrar, Mr. Narcicir Tibenderana and the Assistant Communication and Branding Officer, MS. Judith Atukunda.
Before visiting INES infrastructures, laboratories and other teaching and learning facilities, they had a talk with INES Vice Chancellor where he explained the historical background of INES-Ruhengeri
Kabale delegation with INES VC made tour of teaching facilities and laboratories like Material testing laboratory, Hydraulic laboratory, Water quality laboratory, Food processing unit, Food Microbiology laboratory, Clinical Microbiology laboratory, Parasitology laboratory, Molecular biology and Immunoserology laboratory, Phlebotomy and Anatomy laboratory, Chemistry laboratory, Haematology and Immunohematology laboratory, Clinical chemistry laboratory, Tissu culture laboratory, Surveying laboratory, Computer laboratories, Civil Engineering workshops and screen houses.
The meeting started by presentation of participants, after self-introduction the Vice Chancellor INES-Ruhengeri, Fr. Dr Fabien HAGENIMANA presented an update on INES-RUHENGERI including INES historical background, academic programs, students and staff figures, partnership, orientation of INES as UAS, research, core values and ambitious of INES.
After the presentations, participants shared observations and experiences; both institutions agreed on the development of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will help institutions to collaborate in different academic areas including;
- Academic staff and students exchange
- Joint scientist Research
- Collaboration in marketing for institution visibility in the region
- Organizing friendly matches among students of both institutions
Concluding the meeting, the Vice Chancellor underlined the relevancy of the visit and the meeting for both institutions. He recognized that there is more advantage in collaboration both between leadership (Managers) and community (staff and students). He suggested that of INES team will Kabale University to strengthen the collaboration.