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School of Journalism enters into talks with Communication University

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Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, gives Prof. Liu Jinan, Honorary President, Communication University of China a gift when she visited the University.

 

The University of Nairobi recognizes that an education with an international character is necessary to equip students with the knowledge and skills for their survival and growth, in a competitive labour market. The University has established various links and partnerships with other world-class universities.

To this end, the School of Journalism recently entered into deliberations with a delegation from the Communication University of China. The two institutions have a lot in common especially in the programmes offered and are looking at ways of collaborating in the fields of communication, research and staff and student exchange. The collaboration will also be keen on projects promoting women in communication.

Presiding over the meeting when the delegation made a visit to the University, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, welcomed the initiative to collaborate especially in communication.  He urged the key stakeholders to identify and commence a mutual understanding and develop projects to work on.

On her part, the team leader of the Chinese delegation, Prof. Liu Jinan, invited UoN to participate in the setting up of the African Media Centre at the Communication University of China.

Present during the meeting was Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. E.N. Njeru, Principal, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Wambui Kiai, Director, School of journalism and Prof. S. Mitema, Director, Centre for International Programmes and Linkages.