Exploits University in a career outreach drive
By Tione Andsen
Exploits University has spelt the need to reduce knowledge gap among students in various Secondary Schools in Lilongwe on their careers.
Exploits University, Dean of Commerce, Madalitso Mukiwa said this Wednesday during the Launch of Career Programme and Award of Scholarships in Lilongwe
He said the University’s inquire has found out that most students have not basic information on a course pursue in their lives.
Mukiwa explained that a lot of courses are being advertised by various institution of higher learning but most students are not applying them because they are not fully aware of the possible outcome if they enrol them.
“We want to involve secondary schools in Lilongwe in an outreach programme on career guidance among the students as a way of clarifying things,” he explained.
The Dean said 12 public and private secondary schools were invited during the launch of the programme for them to appreciate what the University was offering before engaging then in outreach activities in August, 2021.
Mukiwa said the awarding of scholarships to Miss Culture and First Prince to study at the institution was one way of promotion cultural activities within the youth.
He said the gesture has been done as one way of giving back to our communities that have been supportive by enrolling with us.
“We want to attach education with our cultural morals. We need to utilize Miss Culture to help the youth to understand the importance of education to them,” the Dean added.
He said students from the city have enrolled at the institution, staffs from various sectors have graduated from the school and they deserve to be given a chance to learn at the University.
Miss Culture, Malumbo Mtonga said the scholarship would help her develop herself with her charitable organization.
She said it would take her to high horizon and be able to impact her community.
“I am very happy that I have been given this opportunity to further my education in community development,” Mtonga revealed.
Vice Chancellor of the Exploits University, Dr Grace Banda said the Institution offers management and human resources course in which most teachers in the City could utilize to advance their careers.
She said most courses being offered at the University have been very relevant to most professional their careers in the country.
The 12 invited institutions were Chipasula, Chinsapo, Dzenza, Lilongwe Girls, Bwaila Nkhwichi, Bwaila and Biwi Community Day Secondary Schools among others.