The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) has opened doors for Somali students who opt to study at the institution.
This was revealed last week when the Vice Rector (Academic Affairs) of the institution Professor Ismail Simbwa Gyagenda Gyagenda met with the Minister of Education and Higher Education in the State of Puntland , Federal Republic of Somalia.
“The Vice Rector AA Professor Ismail Simbwa Gyagenda met with the Minister of Education and Higher Education in the State of Puntland , Federal Republic of Somalia, Honorable Abdulahi Muhamed Hassan and discussed possible opportunities for Puntland students to study at IUIU,” read a Facebook post from the institution.
IUIU has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Puntland State to share academic expertise between the institution and universities in Puntland State.
“IUIU has signed MoU with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) Puntland State , Somalia to collaborate on capacity building and Human Resource Development,” says the institution.
According to the MoU , Puntland students will be enrolled into IUIU for different programs and IUIU will offer postgraduate training in universities in Puntland State.
Islamic University in Uganda has students from different countries in Africa. The students are pursuing various Degrees and Master programs in the institution’s four campuses, Main Campus in Mbale, Kampala in Kibuli and Females’ Campus in Kabojja.