University of Rwanda to Focus on Research


Top administrators of the University of Rwanda say they plan to restructure the tertiary education system as a way of improving the quality of education in the country.

In an interview with this paper, Vice Chancellor James McWha and his deputy in charge of academic affairs Nelson Ijumba said they want to change the education system to a research-based one.

“We are aspiring to be a research-based university that will automatically place us in high position in world ranking,” said Prof. Ijumba, who was, until his appointment, the deputy vice chancellor for research at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South African.


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