Kabale University’s Faculty of Engineering Establishes a Student Society to Promote Innovation and CollaborationSandra Atukwatse
Kabale University’s Faculty of Engineering celebrated a significant milestone on Friday the 17th of November with the launch of its long-awaited Students Society aimed at nurturing innovation, collaboration, and academic excellence among promising engineers. The inauguration ceremony held at White Horse Inn – Keishamaza Hall was a momentous event attended by faculty members, students, guests, and the Vice-Chancellor’s representative.
The Faculty of Engineering, known for its commitment to promoting a conducive learning environment for future engineers, took this initiative to create a platform that would encourage students to engage actively in extracurricular activities, broaden their skill sets, and network with peers and industry experts.
The newly established Students Society aspires to become a hub of creativity, enabling students to explore their interests beyond the classroom, participate in hands-on projects, and organize workshops and seminars. It aims to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application by providing students with opportunities to delve deeper into real-world engineering challenges.
During the inauguration, Eng. Abenabo Alison Twine the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers Chairperson Mbararaa Branch who also doubles as the station Manager UNRA Kabale expressed her excitement about the society’s launch, highlighting its potential to empower students and create a vibrant community dedicated to technological advancement.
“This Society will serve as a platform for you to collaborate, innovate, and develop practical solutions to real-world problems,” remarked Eng. Alison.
Engineer Alison encouraged the students present to make use of the good lecturers that are available for them.
The event featured keynote speeches and presentations from both students and staff who emphasized the importance of student-led initiatives in shaping the future of engineering.
The event was characterized by Cake-cutting, awarding of certificates to the outgoingg leaders of the association.
The event concluded with a networking dinner session, allowing students and faculty members to interact and discuss potential initiatives for the society.