Students in the University of Buea, have been called upon to create an impact wherever they find themselves. This was the main message passed during the launch of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the institution.
The three-day event kicked off on May 25, characterized by sporting activities, community human investment, an open day, an alumni conference, exhibitions, a historical overview of UB, fundraising for projects earmarked, research, and outreach activities.
“Today, we celebrate where we come from, where we are, and where we want to be” Prof. Ngomo Horace Manga, the Vice-Chancellor said in his welcome address.
The pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Dorothy Limunga Njeuma was equally present. She was lauded for birthing what is now “an institution of reference”.
The University of Buea was first a University Centre before being transformed into a full University in 1993. It had just four faculties: Arts, Education, Science, and Social and Management Sciences. Today, it has 11 establishments (eight faculties, two colleges, and one school).
The 30th anniversary of the University is being celebrated under the theme: “University of Buea: impacting the future together through Innovative solutions”. Activities will take place at the University’s main campus.
Source: Cameroon News Agency