Following the authorization, the university has set 7th December 2020 as the opening date.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Kigali, Prof Tombola M. Gustave welcomed the authorization and expressed readiness to start courses.
“We have been doing preparations since September. That is why we applied to HEC on 18th November 2020. As of today, the calendar is out. We are ready to educate them,” he said.
The University of Kigali resumed studies for 3rd and 4th year students recently on 12th October 2020 and has since been respecting COVID-19 control measures. This convinced HEC that the university will be able to respect guidelines with full operations.
The management of the University of Kigali has called on students from first and second year or interested new comers to visit the university on Monday 7th December 2020 to fill requirements before resuming courses.
The University of Kigali is a fully accredited chartered University that started operations in October 2013. The University of Kigali is committed to providing critical and relevant quality education, with the goal of becoming a center of unequaled holistic education excellence in the region, and in the continent.
The university provides students with options to adapt their study time to their interests and commitments elsewhere. The University of Kigali offers a variety of internationally benchmarked undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Public Administration, Procurement, Law, Education and Information Technology offered through its two campuses based in Kigali and Musanze.
Despite its brief existence, the University of Kigali has risen to become one of the leading institutions of higher learning in Rwanda in particular and the region in general, and acclaimed for the outstanding contribution to teaching, research, and service to local, national and international communities.