It is that time of the academic year where ALUSB will celebrate the completion of the MBA programme. This year’s graduation will be extra special; for the first time in ALU history, the second cohort of ALU Rwanda’s inaugural class and our ALUSB MBAs will be walking across the graduation stage together! Here are 3 things to look forward to:
1. Online graduation
Last year, we had our first virtual graduation. It went better than expected as people were streaming live from everywhere around the world. Once again, to ensure the health and well-being of our community, this upcoming graduation will be held virtual. Last year, we celebrated with our students and their families across the world and we’re looking forward to making this graduation celebration even bigger and better!
2. Dr Mohammed Ibrahim
To celebrate this huge milestone, we are pleased to welcome none other than Dr Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim, the distinguished global entrepreneur and philanthropist, as the keynote speaker at the 2021 graduation ceremony. The undergraduate and MBA programmes align on the notion that the learning experience is designed to harness the characteristics essential for creating a mission-based life of impact and purpose. Dr Ibrahim’s leadership journey at both national and international levels has epitomised the kind of impact that we hope generations of African Leadership University graduates will have on the continent and in the world. We’re honoured that he’ll join us in celebrating this milestone for our institution!
3. Joint Graduation
This year, we’ll not be celebrating the MBAs. It will be joint graduation with ALU Rwanda’s inaugural class!
Our MBA cohort is called “Ubuntu”, known for their spirit of oneness/togetherness, supporting each other and other cohorts. They are a diverse class, represented by 18 countries across the continent, and a pioneer one, with 3 new businesses started during the pandemic.
Our Undergraduate Cohort is known as the Trailblazers for having taken the initiative of being the first adopters in joining a brand new university. Students from 3 different programmes will be graduating in this cohort, which is also an entrepreneurial one, with quite a few different successful ventures.
The graduation ceremony will be on the 24th of July 2021. Save the date and come prepared to enjoy the 2021 graduation with us!
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