KIU, Main Campus – KIU new students have started their three-day orientation ceremony today December 7 in the university Main Hall, which is aimed at introducing them to the different aspects of university life at KIU.
The students, who were more than 500, listened eagerly as speaker after speaker gave them tips on how they can excel for the length of their academic life at KIU.
The ceremony was graced by the Guild President Moses Ariho, the Dean of Student Affairs Schola Busingye Kampemuka, the Campus Administrator Elizabeth Kyamanywa, the Director Quality Assurance Wilbert Ayebazibwe and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Finance and Administration (DVC-F&A) Dr Janice Desire Busingye, among other administrators.
The DVC-F&A Dr Janice D Busingye wished the students the best in their academic future and advised them to embrace e-learning as the new normal.
“Those with smart phones should transform them into learning gadgets and adapt to the new normal,” Dr. Busingye, a leading academician, told them.
The Director Quality Assurance, Wilbert Ayebazibwe informed them that they will study using the blended part of e-learning.
“The blended learning part of e-learning will be done where you will study for one week and then do the rest of the learning on our e-learning platform,” Ayebazibwe said.
Students will access the platform on lms.kiu.ac.ug and then enter their personal email addresses whereafter they will receive an email with login details.
The orientation ceremony ends on Wednesday December 9.