2015/2016 Freshmen Orientation

Aug 17th, 2015, 3:30 - 5 PM Location: Kihumuro Campus Book now
Theodora Twongyirwe

Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology

It is my great pleasure to extend a very warm welcome to you to the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology, Mbaarara University of Science and Technology.

One of the most important decisions you have had to make in your life is the choice of university at which to pursue your education. For generations, university has been considered a wonderful place to be. I am sure you have considered all the options open to you, and there are many good reasons for you to identify the best university in terms of what’s best for you and hence making a choice to study with us. I wish to pledge our commiittment to making your learning experience here a lifelong one as a foundation to your Applied Sciences and Technology career.

Throughout history, scientists and engineers have provided the knowledge and impetus to formulate, design, construct , and maintain the public infrastructure, natural resources, telecommunication, power production, transportation, manufacturing, sanitation, health, and utility systems. These systems form the foundation of credible, sustainable economic growth and prosperity. It is with this historical perspective and the guiding principles of training, effective engineers that suitable curriculum will be developed.

Engineering is about design, making things happen and solving problems. It calls for creativity, management and communication skills, as well as technical expertise and knowledge. Though the field of Engineering is vital to a country's development, the discipline cannot stand on its on.. Other fields including development studies, business, management, computer science, health, medical science, language, communication science, mathematics and general physical science help to broaden it’s scope and enbance it 's effectiveness. For this reason the curriculum and training at M.U.S.T. in the AS&T Faculty must be inter-disciplinary in nature.

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology, Mbaarara University of Science and Technology.

The Faculty is forward thinking with a vision “To be a centre of excellence of teaching and research in applied and multi-disciplinary studies in the areas of applied science and Technology. The Faculty prides itself in an excellent Teaching and Learning environment working with leading edge and fully equipped Library, Design Studios, Labs and learning methods.

You will immerse yourself in a friendly, excellent learning environment, and and Vibrant Student social Life through the Student societies. Here you will be encouraged to unlock your full potential and become an independent, innovative and critical thinker, well-equipped for the workplace.

At the Faculty, you shall have dedicated support departments to help you with academic and social life. Our Moderated Industrial training Placements shall be an exciting and challenging opportunity for students to gain first hand work experience in various Industry environments. You shall attend excellent Careers and Recruitment Seminars which shall offer professional advice and help you to increase your employability prospects.

A degree from the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology shall be something special. You shall be taught by, and have access to dedicated and inspirational academics. We will be there for you and will be commiitted to your success.

Congratulations on deciding to study at the Faculty of Applied Science and Technollogy, Mbarara University of Science and Technology. I trust that you have made an informed choice.

On behalf of myself and the entire Staff Team we are looking forward and wish you an excellent 3 (Three) or 4 (Four) Year Stay here with us as you begin your journey to be at the forefront of developments in the Computing world.



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