Duration: 10:00-16:00 (EAT)
‘Choosing your career path, Harnessing a bright future’
Galena Interns supports students’ education at lower and higher secondary levels and at tertiary institutions. Through the Uganda Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association (UCSFAA), the British Council in Uganda has partnered with Galena Interns to deliver a career guidance session under the theme, ‘Choosing your career path, Harnessing a bright future’.
The event will bring together approximately 1,500 students representing 10 schools and 5 universities in the Kampala and Wakiso Districts. Key aims of the session include:
- Providing career guidance to secondary and university students
- Promoting Commonwealth Scholarship opportunities to potential future applicants
- Mentoring students through career guidance and promoting the importance of careers that will support development impact
Commonwealth Alumni will facilitate career guidance talks and lead focus group sessions with secondary school students on their career choices. They will also discuss further higher education opportunities for university students soon to complete their degrees and those looking for further study opportunities.
If you are a Commonwealth Alumnus from Uganda and would like to attend this event, please contact Caroline Kiconco at Caroline.Kiconco@britishcouncil.or.ug
This event has been organised by the Uganda Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association, Chevening Alumni Association, British Council in Uganda, and Galena Interns in partnership with the Ministry of Education.
To be confirmed
Caroline Kiconco- Program Manager for Commonwealth Scholarships, British Council in Uganda
Arthur B Niwagaba- Chair, Uganda Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association
Tina Wamala- Chevening Officer, FCDO
Ministry of Education representative- TBC
Bridget Singa- Galena Interns