Speaking to IGIHE, the Principal of the college, Pastor Vital Manirakiza said that preparations are underway to present Bachelors degrees to graduands from the second intake.
The graduation ceremony will coincide with the inauguration of a new facility comprising girls’ hostels, classrooms, a multipurpose hall and the administrative office all completed at Rwf 500 million.
“It will be a great pleasure for graduates, the college and parents. We remind parents, friends and others to join students during the graduation ceremony to be part of the memorable day as graduates celebrate three years’ achievements,” he said.
Pastor Manirakiza also reminded graduands to be disciplined members of the community and exhibit acquired skills professionally to compete at the labor market.
He explained that the college equips students with the right vocational knowledge and plans to introduce ‘Muhabura Incubation Center’ helping students to immerse their skills before completing studies.
Muhabura Integrated Polytechnic which has a soil testing laboratory and construction equipment, was accredited in East Africa region and was tasked to conduct soil tests in Northern Province.
Located in Musanze district, the college was built in 2014 by Anglican Church in Rwanda, Shyira Diocese. It started with 47 students, a number that rose to the current 1320.
The college envisages acquainting students with right vocational knowledge and skills turning them into potential entrepreneurs with outstanding competence in the labor market.
Muhabura Integrated Polytechnic College (MIPC) aims at serving the educational needs of Rwanda and worldwide through excellent technical and professional programs.
The school also provides access to high quality education that promotes student learning, enables and develops their fullest potential, and supports national economic growth and sustainable development.