Successful people always hesitate not to emulate the good part of what others do. Similarly, Victoria University has adopted this system to help its students get inspirations from people that matter in this country.
Last weekend, Miss Uganda Leah Kalanguka, Enterprise Uganda’s Executive Director, Charles Ocici, media personality Robert Kabushenga, and Success Africa’s Chief Executive Director, Ethan Musolini, stormed Kampala’s first down town Victoria University, and tipped students on success related matters.
In her deliberation, Kalanguka who is a computer scientist and a model as well, told students always to be practical, passionate and dedicated in whatever they do.
“When you are at school, learn how to balance your time and concentrating on one thing at a time, and when start working, have a target, you either wok for fun and work for money,” Kalanguka told the students.
Meanwhile, Enterprises-Uganda, CEO, Robert Ocici advised students to learn how to cause change in the market place in order to become champions. In his session, his mind gist was to inspire students learn how to get started on doing some small work alongside their studies to help them acquire practical skills and experience.
“Before you graduate, learn how to do some voluntary activities outside there, it will help you get exposed to the world and also gain practical skills and knowledge that can enable you cop up in life,” Ocici said.
He also reminded students that employers demand for people with good characters, Skills and competence, not academic papers alone.
On the other hand, Success Uganda chief, Ethan Musolini cautioned the Victoria University career day participants to discover who they are, know what to look out for, listen to voices of positivity to avoid self-doubt, as well as being aware of peer pressure and wasting negative energy when choosing a career.
In his remarks however, Vision’s boss, Robert Kabushenga argued students to avoid involving themselves in things that may cost their future like engaging in strikes. He added that in addition to knowledge, they should acquire employable behavior like how to dress, eat, or interact with their bosses, or fellow workmates, among others.
Also in attendance was the varsity Vice Chancellor, Dr. Robert Stephen Isabalija who expressed concern over the increasing number of graduates in the country that know ‘nothing’.
“It’s the reason we are here, we want to close the prevailing gap and our aim is to produce skill-oriented students not just having good buildings yet we need competent leaders and professionals of tomorrow that can fit foster development of this country,” Dr. Isabalija said. (All photos by Stuart Yiga)