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Zetech University Sends Students for Exchange Program to India

Zetech University Sends Students for Exchange Program to India


Friday, March 15, 2024

KNA by Michael Omondi

Zetech University has flagged off the first cohort of its students to Bengaluru in India, regarded as the Silicon Valley of Asia, in an exchange program for technology training.

The University in partnership with Christ University in Bengaluru, India, has offered the students a one-week academic exchange program from 10th March 2024 to 17th March 2024 to learn innovation technologies from Bengaluru also referred to as the Tech City of India.

Technological transformation has a serious impact on the education space and as digitalization spreads in education, it is vital to understand its relation to student engagement, therefore, the University has harnessed these aspects of technologies and made them a key component of their training.

During the flagging of the first cohort of this exchange program, Zetech University Vice Chancellor Prof. Njenga Munene noted that six students will be heading to India.

“This inaugural international academic trip is a demonstration of our commitment to ensure that our students are globally competitive,” said Munene, adding that It also contributes to students’ experience, giving them a niche in driving innovation, a tech future, and the creation of digital jobs.

The students will be allowed to attend lecture sessions by the faculty from Christ University and also gain tech insights from Industry experts from India.

Further, the students will also get a chance to visit companies, an outlook on community development projects by NGOs in India, and among others, visit cultural centers.

The Exchange Program will benefit the students with international exposure gaining globally competitive skills advantage, hands-on learning tech-experience delivered by Industry experts, enhanced social skills and self-confidence, creating life-long memories, and an exquisite experience in Indian hospitality.This will in effect enrich their curriculum and enhance the academic performance of the students, giving them an innovative mindset.

There are various educational benefits accrued from digitalization and innovative technology and with the visit to the Silicon Valley of Asia, Zetech University aims to create a world for students to seek innovative technologies for a better digital future.

Courtesy; KNA

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