Mbarara. Graduands from Bishop Stuart University Mbarara have been urged to use the skills they have acquired from the University and utilize them practically in the field.
These were urged by the His Excellence Henk Jan Baker the Ambassador of Netherlands to Uganda during the Bishop Stuart University 15th Graduation that was held at the BSU Riverside Grounds on this Friday.
Over 1600 students were awarded Masters, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates in different disciplines
While addressing the congregation, Ambassador Henk who was the Chief Guest of Honor at the Graduation ceremony asked the graduands to go to the field and use the practical skills they have acquired them from the University for self-employment especially in Agricultural sector other than sitting home waiting for office jobs.
In her Speech as the University Vice Chancellor Prof. Mauda Kamatenesi revealed that the University is now chartered by the Government of Uganda and its strategic direction is to put more emphasis on practical skills in Agriculture
A day before the Graduation, Bishop Stuart University held a public Lecture at Lake View Hotel where the theme was about the Agro-Business. Kamatenesi assured the public that as the University they intend to skill students Agriculture business chain through Techno-intrepreur which is being introduced.
The University Chancellor Rt. Rev. Bishop Sheldon Mwesigwa reminded students and the parents that they ought to know that Bishop Stuart University is a Religious founded Private University not for profits but to serve the community.