A total of 10 new Undergraduate Programs and 16 new Postgraduate Programs have been validated to run in the School of Education in Biaka University Institute of Buea. This approval was made today the 25th of May 2022 during the signing ceremony of framework and specific agreement between the University of Buea (UB) and Biaka University Institute of Buea (BUIB), which took place in the boardroom of the Central Administrative building in UB.
Presiding at the event, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Buea Professor Horace Ngomo Manga explained that the government mandates Private Higher Education Institutions with the responsibility to assist the government in providing quality education which meets the standards set by the Ministry of Higher Education. In the process of implementing this activity the state ensures that quality is being maintained via mentorship of private institutions by state universities. In the case of Biaka University Institute of Buea, Professor Horace articulated clearly that BUIB is a true reflection of the quality UB wants to see in other mentee institutions. He appreciated the structural and human resource capacities of BUIB and reaffirmed UB’s commitment to accompany BUIB in her Strives to train students with the audacity to be different.
Speaking at the event, the representative of the Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education Mme Aboui Claire added her voice to congratulate BUIB for the excellent work in educating the leaders of tomorrow.
These new programs approved to run in the School of Education in BUIB, are extensions to the undergraduate and master’s programs of the school.
It is worth noting that BUIB is currently licensed to run 51 postgraduate programs and 35 undergraduate programs.
The School of Education it should be noted runs alongside BUIB’s two other schools-the school of Management Sciences and the School of Health Sciences.