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The joy of success: graduates set for the job market.

It was another memorable day in the life of Biaka University Institute of Buea as 660 students transitioned to graduates found worthy in academics and character to face the job market. This was during the 2019 graduation ceremony of the 19th batch of students from the Institution which has been in existence since 1998. The smiles on the faces of these graduates on November 8th 2019, could only tell of the beauty that lies in hard work.

After burning the mid night candles and overcoming the challenges of recent times amidst the crisis affecting the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon, these students finally turned another page in their career and promised to uphold the values of BUIB wherever they find themselves.

Addressing the graduates at this memorable event, communication specialist; Dr. Che Tita in his capacity as Keynote speaker at the event, prescribed amongst others self dignity as paramount to these graduates as they enter another chapter of life.

The Vice Chancellor Dr. Francisca Hongla Biaka while congratulating the students for their excellent performance, reassured stakeholders of the institution’s commitment in providing quality education to its students.

It is worth mentioning that four best overall students at the Higher National Diploma (HND) examinations in Cameroon emerged from BUIB in the following fields: Pharmacy Technology, Midwifery, nursing

Allied health is second best

The ceremony pulled a crowd of dignitaries and stakeholders amongst whom was the representative of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Buea, the representative of the mayor of the Buea municipality, the console general of the Nigerian Consulate for the North West and South West Regions, the Delegate of Health and the Delegate of Education just to mention these few.

BUIB meets top officials of the US Embassy in Cameroon.

Officials of the American Embassy in Cameroon have lauded the contributions of Biaka University Institute of Buea in training a new breed of students in the fields of health sciences and management sciences within the institution.

This was during an executive meeting held at the US Embassy in Yaounde between the Embassy authorities and top administrators of BUIB including Prof. James Portwood, Pro-chancellor of BUIB and Prof. Cheryl Portwood of Drexel University Philadelphia USA- partner institution with BUIB.

Cameroons Minister of Higher education applauds BUIB

Cameroon’s Minister of State, Minister of Higher Education Professor FAME NDONGO Jacques , has applauded the Biaka University Institute Of Buea for keeping to the principles of quality assurance, professionalization and employability of graduates  , under the supervision of the University of Buea, her mentor University.

This was in a recent letter to the promoter of BUIB Dr. Francisca Hongla Biaka following a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Higher Education (MINESUP)  by  officials of BUIB  led by the Pro -Chancellor Professor James Portwood from the United States and Cheryl Portwood of Drexel University Philadelphia .

Received by the Secretary General Professor Nyongbet  Gabsa Wilfried  alongside the Director of Higher Education Development (DDES) Professor Laurent Omgba, the team was  impressed by the services provided by BUIB in making available  futuristic education and pledged their continuous support to accompany the institution in her lofty mission to train for quality and academic excellence .