Norway: VC meets University Rectors

By Veronica Masinde

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi paid a courtesy visit to the Rector of NLA University College, Prof. Sigbjørn Sødal, with whom he discussed further areas of cooperation between the two universities.

UCU already has a strong collaboration with NLA University College through the School of Journalism, Media, and Communication, which is a beneficiary of the NORHED II project worth UGX 8.4 billion. The two institutions share a similar vision and mission.

Prof. Mushengyezi shares a gift from UCU with the NLA University Rector, Prof. Sigbjørn, after their meeting.
Prof. Mushengyezi and Prof. Whittaker share a photo moment.

Prof. Mushengyezi also visited the University of Rector of Ansgarsskolen, in Kristiansand City and held a meeting with the University Rector, Prof. Sunniva Whittaker. The two discussed a potential partnership, especially within the areas of theology and eLearning, which are fortes for both universities.

Thereafter, Prof. Mushengyezi visited Ansgarsskolen’s Theological College and met Prof. Ingunn Breistein to explore possible collaboration, especially with their Theology Faculty.

Prof. Mushengyezi poses with Prof. Ingunn Breistein, after sharing with her gifts from UCU.

The visits are part of Prof. Mushengyezi’s strategic agenda to intentionally grow UCU’s research and partnerships, both nationally and internationally.