Israel Ambassador to Rwanda visits UR Huye campus

Dr Ron Adam ambassador of the state of Israel to Rwanda made a courtesy visit to University of Rwanda- Huye campus as he was closing his one day tour in Southern province. Huye campus he was received by Muhiire Cassian Campus Administrator. In UR Huye campus Ambassador Adam made a tour through Arboretum forest, visited sports facilities (gymnasium and stadium) and UR Huye campus memorial site of genocide against Tutsi. As he was crossing the campus ,he interacted with students met through Campus main building. In joyful discussion with students Ambassador Adam talked to students...

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HUYE CAMPUS : ICT Building reopened

Friday 31, January 2020, University of Rwanda Deputy-Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Administration Dr. Papias Malimba Musafiri , His colleague in charge of Finance Ms. Françoise Kayitare Tengera alongside of The Korea International Cooperation Agency KOICA Country director in Rwanda Byunghuha Lee presided the reopening ceremony of ICT building common known as KOICA building in Huye Campus. Inaugurated Nine years ago in 2011, this building was no longer in use because of some faults that occurred after its construction and inauguration. As KOICA was source of fund during the...

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Performance of UR sports teams : 3 Questions to KAYIRANGA Albert

KAYIRANGA Albert, ag UR Wellbeing, Sports and Culture Specialist, hence coordinator of sports activities at UR level. Through this short article he give to our readers his point of view about UR teams performance in different disciplines (foot ball, volley ball, basket ball, handball,...). In Football UR team is in second division in Ferwafa national championship, but the performance are not yet satisfying. Volley ball and basket ball teams levels are in progress. Even if situation not worst, performance of UR teams is not at desired level. Kayiranga gives his...

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Students Get Challenged to be involved in the Implementation of the SDGs

On Wednesday 22nd January 2020 the University of Rwanda-Huye Campus in partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network in the Great Lakes (SDSN GL) organized a public talk on the Universities’ engagement in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 SDGs were adopted by the United Nations member countries in September 2015 and set out ambitious and quantitative goals for 2030 to end extreme poverty, promote economic prosperity, enhance social inclusion, and ensure environmental sustainability, including by curbing human-induced climate change....

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We’ve made a lot of progress, Prof. Cotton UR Vice Chancellor

Prof. Philip Cotton, UR’s Vice Chancellor, said the institution has made much progress since its formation. Photo : Rémy Uwayo Since the merger in 2013 of various public higher learning institutions to form the University of Rwanda, the institution has been going through reforms to serve as the country’s best school. To understand that process, Moise M. Bahati interviewed Professor Philip Cotton, UR’s Vice Chancellor. In the first part of the conversation, Prof. Cotton speaks about the progress and the change from four-year to three-year undergraduate program in most schools. The interview...

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International Peace Day celebrated at UR-Huye campus in peace

Under the high patronage of Professor Phil Cotton Vice Chancellor of UR, the international day of peace was celebrated at UR HUYE. Initially celebrated on September 21st this day was marked by several activities including debate on role and experience of civil society, Rwandan youth in peace promotion, Unity and reconciliation in durable peace... Reference to recent Rwandan history mainly Genocide against Tutsi Dr Muleefu Alphonse Principal of CASS says Rwandans know well Peace value. He calls upon young people to work for peace. In his remark UR Vice chancellor Phil Cotton focused...

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