USIU-Africa hosts delegation from Aga Khan Academy Mombasa for benchmarking visit

By Brenda Odhiambo

Last week, USIU-Africa hosted a delegation from the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa for a benchmarking visit and exploration of potential partnership opportunities. The delegation included David Howe-Head of Academy, Aga Khan Academy Nairobi, Moustafa Ezz- Huron University College, London, Canada, Lucinda Ochieng- University Counsellor, Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Bobby Green-, Faith Ondiba -Aga Khan Schools, William Cheaib-Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Gulam Juma- Aga Khan Schools, William O’Hearn-Aga Khan Academy Nairobi and Colin Webster-Aga Khan Academy Mombasa.

During their visit, the delegation met with USIU-Africa’s leadership, the Admissions Department, and the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program team. The Program team provided a comprehensive presentation on the workings of the Program, its structure, selection process, and its impact on the Scholars. The delegation was also taken through a summary of the strategies and methodologies employed by the university to enhance student engagement and academic excellence.

The Aga Khan Academy team emphasized their desire to establish strategic partnerships with USIU-Africa, recognizing the potential for collaborative efforts in various educational initiatives. They noted the impressive infrastructure, innovative teaching methods, and the strong emphasis on student support services at USIU-Africa. This visit marked the beginning of what both institutions hope will be a fruitful collaboration, aimed at enhancing the quality and accessibility of education for students in the region.

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