Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – Limkokwing University of Creative Technology commenced its two-day orientation program for new students on October 30, 2023, to familiarize them with the university’s programs and policies. The event, held at the university’s premises under the theme “Over Seven Years of Driving Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Transformation,” drew a substantial turnout of students, most of whom were dressed in formal attire.
Honorable Marrio Conteh, a former lecturer at Limkokwing University and a current Member of Parliament, delivered the keynote address. In his speech, he emphasized that Limkokwing is not your typical university but an institution that defies conventional norms and fosters development. He pointed out the university’s far-reaching impact on various government agencies and the private sector.
Hon. Conteh urged the new students to think critically and highlighted that, in just seven years, Limkokwing has produced graduates who are making their mark in diverse fields. He assured the students of the university’s commitment to guiding and supporting them while equipping them with the knowledge required to seize opportunities.
Limkokwing University stands out by bridging the digital divide, providing students with a tailored curriculum that aligns with the demands of the modern world. Hon. Conteh encouraged the students to work diligently to unlock the vast opportunities that await them.
Hassan Kamara, the Head of the Faculty of Communication, Media, and Broadcasting, reassured the new students of the university’s commitment to facilitating their smooth transition into the academic environment. He emphasized the faculty’s dedication to providing students with the fundamental knowledge required to unleash their potential. Mr. Kamara also highlighted the students’ access to state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring they stay in line with contemporary trends.
Zainab Kamara, a new student pursuing a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting, expressed her enthusiasm about joining Limkokwing University. She described the institution as one of the best in the world, brimming with innovation and creativity. Zainab affirmed her intention to be part of the creative atmosphere offered by the university.
Throughout the event, various speakers provided valuable insights and clarified the rules and regulations to the new students. Limkokwing University’s commitment to innovation and empowering students to become agents of positive change is evident, and the new intake is eager to embark on this educational journey. MJB/31/10/2023