Clarke International University (CIU) held the 11th guild handover ceremony on June 9, 2023, at Hotel International Muyenga. The event was attended by the Registrar, Human Resources Manager and Dean of Students. The registrar, Ms. Evelyn Grace Ayot commended the outgoing guild president, Hannington Kangume, for his great work. She said that Kangume had made significant contributions to the university, including improving student welfare and academic standards. The new guild president, Bakyetawo Ronald was advised to take on the mantle and continue the good work that Kangume had started. He was also urged to be a visionary leader who would represent the interests of all students. The event was also attended by the guild presidents of four other universities. The gild president of Mbarara university spoke about the importance of unity among students and the need to work together to improve the quality of education in Uganda. The handover ceremony was a vibrant and lively event. Students enjoyed the opportunity to socialize and network with each other. They also had a good time listening to music and dancing
Members of the guild are attending the 5th East African Leaders Conference in Arusha Tanzania at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology.
They will engage in discussions about effective leadership post COVID-19 for young people.
The University encourages and support our students to engage in such activities in order to empower our student leaders so they are our vehicles of change at CIU and beyond.
Standard Chartered Bank has sponsored the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Kampala in providing digital skilling to their staff through the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) program at Clarke International University. Out of 75 students, 20 have already graduated from the program. National Water and Sewerage Corporation being a client , the bank decided to pay for the first cohort to promote digital skills among its customers. This is the first time that a corporate entity has paid for another corporate entity for capacity building, as mentioned by the ICDL Uganda general manager, who thanked Standard Chartered Bank for investing in its customers and Clarke International University for providing the digital skilling training to National Water staff members. The graduation ceremony was held at the Clarke International University grounds in Bukasa Muyenga, and the Vice Chancellor encouraged the graduates to share their newly acquired skills with their colleagues and teach others. The staff members were also taken through the Clarke International University pledge, which emphasizes leadership, innovation, and transformation