ATC Uganda and Kyambogo University partner to host a student Career Fair featuring Telecom Industry Experts

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ATC Uganda, a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure, and Kyambogo University have joined forces to present a groundbreaking career fair at Kyambogo University.

The primary objective of this career fair was to offer students an unparalleled opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, insights, and career guidance directly from esteemed experts within the telecom industry.

This one-day event served as a dynamic platform bringing together students, professionals, and industry leaders for networking, learning, and invaluable career advice.
The highlight of the event included two keynote presentations by industry stalwarts – Airtel Uganda’s Chief Technical Officer, Rajesh Argawal, and Abel Kibiryango, Head of IT at MTN Uganda, along with an engaging panel discussion featuring telecom sector experts.

Stella Ssekweyama, ATC Uganda’s Head of HR, who represented the Chief Executive Officer at the fair, emphasized the importance of skilled education in driving socio-economic development.

She noted, “ATC believes in enhancing graduates’ skills to enable them to compete favorably in job opportunities as they progress in their careers.”

ATC Uganda has a track record of supporting and preparing university students for the job market through initiatives like the recent two-day mentorship program with students from Makerere and Kyambogo University, aimed at inspiring more girls to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Additionally, ATC Uganda is running a 12-month Graduate Trainee Programme designed to identify and train young talents for enhanced skills and employability across various fields.

The partnership between Kyambogo University and ATC Uganda underscores a mutual commitment to nurturing and grooming talent for excellence by bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
Kasadha Agabo, President of the Kyambogo University Engineering society expressed gratitude for this partnership, acknowledging that it equips students with hands-on skills crucial for their success in the industry.

With an annual output of 400 graduates, these career fairs play a pivotal role in enabling students to excel in their respective fields and contribute significantly to the country’s development.

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