A total of 263 ISBAT University graduands were on Friday awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates in various academic fields.
The colourful 11th graduation ceremony, which took place at Imperial Royale Hotel, in Kampala was attended by parents, guardians and dignitaries from government and the private sector.
Masters of Business Administration fielded in 26 graduands, while Bachelors of Science in Applied Information Technology saw 57 majority graduands awarded degrees. One graduand was awarded a Diploma in Business Administration, while another one a Diploma in Information Technology.
This year’s ISBAT University graduation attracted many graduands in “hands on” IT skills, with 15 graduands being awarded Master of Science in Information Technology and 11 graduands awarded Certificates in Information Technology.
Speaking as Chief Guest, State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo called upon graduands to apply the skills acquired from the university in their day to day life.
“You should walk the talk. The world you are joining is like a stage. Be very careful because the people are watching you”, he said.
He advised the graduands to exhibit a high sense of integrity while out of the university.
“You have to be people of high moral fibre. I want all of you to be leaders wherever you will be”, he added. He later launched ISBAT University Magazine.
Varghese Mundamattam, ISBAT University Chairman Board of Directors, said to the graduands: “As successful graduates of this great Institution, you are expected to apply and share the knowledge that you have gained to add value to your personal life, place of work, the society that you belong to and your mother country at large”.
He said the success the graduands have acquired is very meaningful to ISBAT University, as they strive to make a lifelong learning as per their culture.