I am delighted that you are joining the academic community at the University of Hebron UHB to start your career. UHB will offer you unique experience as it cultivate business development and entrepreneurial culture that motivates graduates to venture into business startup.
University of Hebron UHB is a private university established in 2019 by a team of academic, finance, and business experts in Malawi. In our quest to deliver unique services the University has two schools through which students will experience transformation. The school of Business innovation and Entrepreneurship development and School of Agribusiness and Sustainable Development Practice.
UHB is established with an intention of bridging the skills and knowledge gaps existing in university graduates ushered into the work industry by different institutions of higher learning in Malawi and also usher in a cadre of graduates who are creative and innovative for transformation. At the helm of its training goals is the intention to develop highly skilled and talented professionals who are geared turning the 21st century challenges into opportunities by combining their skills with cutting edge technology to create wealth. The University of Hebron’s programmes are developed from comprehensive, thorough and extensive research on: factors contributing to increased numbers on incompetent graduates entering the workforce in Malawi; backward and non-industry sensitive training curricula, methods, tools and approaches of different universities; and finally the key skills required in different professions in the job industry.
Established in a country whose economy is primarily driven by agriculture and one of the African economies highly affected by climate change both positively and negatively, Malawi needs graduates in agribusiness and climate change and sustainable development practices in order to respond to the demand and the needs of the nation and world at large. The University also aims to attract the best qualified students who will be transformed into business innovators and indeed that will help in climate change adaptation in Malawi and beyond. In this way there will be job creation and contribution to the social and economic development. The programs are therefore carefully designed and focused on all aspects of social and economic development. The vision of the university is: To be a Centre of excellence for Innovative Business and Entrepreneurship development and Sustainable Development Practice for social and economic Development
The Mission: to be a leading World class Social and Economic Sector University, committed to raising innovative business and entrepreneurial leaders and Sustainable Development Practitioners that will contribute significantly towards social and economic development of Malawi and the world beyond through the delivery of cutting edge and demand driven programmes. The University Moto is “Tertiary Education for Total Transformation”.
Apart from UHB being registered and to go through the accreditation process of National Council for Higher Education NCHE, UHB will be subjected to international accreditation processes in order to gain worldwide acceptability and for the student’s mobility.
UHB will present a unique opportunity to both the investors and students as its programmes will be demand driven and responding to the Nation’s needs.
Your stint at University of Hebron will be challenging, inspiring and rewarding because you will be pushing the boundaries of knowledge at one of the best private sector universities, which has been placed in the top category.
I welcome you to UHB and look forward to seeing you on campus soon.
PROF DAVID BOSTON KAMCHACHA, PHD, PHD, FCIM, MBA,