Post graduate students at Biaka University Institute Of Buea (BUIB) are currently sitting for the second semester exams of both the School of Management Sciences and the School of Health Sciences for the 2021/2022 school year. The examination which started this 12th day of July 2022 is expected to run for a period of one week.
According to the deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of academic affairs and research Professor Fonkeng George, the quality of education passed onto these students cannot be questioned as the university ensured that experienced and well trained lecturers with terminal degrees were available to teach students.
He added that during the period of classroom teaching, the university made flexible time tables that accommodated these students who are mostly workers that have come to improve on their professionalism. The training accorded them is job oriented and emphasizes the link with industries for practical knowledge he said. To facilitate hands on training, BUIB has entered into partnership with many industries including the Douala port authority amongst others.
Prof. Fonkeng added that BUIB is a reference point for excellence and in response to community demands, BUIB is opening its doors to receive students in the two new schools; the School of Agriculture and the School of Engineering and Technology come this academic year 2022/2023.
It is worth noting that about 68 post graduate students are taking on the exams in their various discipline- management, marketing, logistics and supply chain management, and conflict, peace and humanitarian action among others.
On the other hand, MSc. programs written in the School of Health Sciences by some 95 post graduate students include Nursing, public health, pediatric nursing, mental health, nursing education, chemical pathology and more.
The post graduate exams are running simultaneously with undergraduate resist exams for 2021/2022 academic year.