AKU Graduation in Nairobi - 2009-01-21
Aga Khan University held its 5th Graduation ceremony in Nairobi , Kenya , marking the graduation of 185 students in the fields of Medecine and Nursing. Dr Firoz Rassul, the president of AKU together with the guest of honour, Mr. Joseph G. M. Massaqoi, Director UNESCO warmly congratulated the graduants.
AKU is planning to establish a new Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Arusha , Tanzania along with a second Faculty of Health Sciences in Nairobi , Kenya . This will be the first private sector university in East Africa to create a full fledged Faculty of Health Sciences offering undergraduate and post graduate degrees in Medecine, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.
More than 180 students earned degrees in nursing and medicine Wednesday, when the Aga Khan University (AKU) held its fifth graduation ceremony in Nairobi.
University president Firoz Rasul, urged the group to give back to their home communities.
“Make an impact wherever you go, an impact that is reflective of the personal development, good friends and intellectual growth you gained at AKU.”