Limkokwing University welcomed the Uganda Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Permanent Secretary Mr. David O.O. Obong on 9 June 2017 to explore collaboration opportunities.
The ministry is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing government efforts to encourage scientific and technological innovation. These encompass educational institutions, industry, agriculture, commerce and daily life.
The collaboration between the ministry and Limkokwing University would enable both parties to share ideas and knowledge in expanding Uganda’s scientific as well as technological development.
Together with seven other delegates, they were given the opportunity to gain more insight into Limkokwing University’s multicultural learning environment and industry focused approach.
“This has enabled us to learn and share our experience while picking up good practises,” said Mr. David after exploring the University’s facilities and methodology.
“Our focus is to help our country to be more competitive globally in the field of science and technology.”
Mr. David explained that science and technology is an important investment for any country. At the same time, creativity and innovation would help to encourage more growth in several industries.
Limkokwing University collaborates with key players in various industries and countries. This ensures that the University possesses a grounded industry focus in its educational programmes to produce globally employable graduates.