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This Wednesday (tomorrow,) Hotel Triangle, located a few strides ahead of Central Police Station Kampala (Buganda Road,) will play host to the October edition of the Jonkoping University Open Day Kampala conference. 

According to a report from the university, Tomas Bengtsson, the director international student recruitment Jonkoping University and his team who have traveled to Uganda, will take students through the panoply of education and career betterment opportunities that the university has to offer.

The open day conference will take place this Wednesday (tomorrow) October 2018 at Hotel Triangle Located on Buganda Road. There will be two sessions; 9am to 2Pm and 3PM to 7PM. (Free Entry)

Key among the issues to be addressed at the conference is how Ugandans can situate themselves to harness the global opportunities, and pertinently, solve the rampant unemployment levels among schooled individuals in Uganda.

“We will share the opportunities that Jonkoping University has for students looking to pursue both undergraduate and master programs in IT, Business, engineering, communication and health. There will be chances for on-spot admission and scholarships,” relayed Tomas Bengtsson.

It should be noted, too, that once admitted, visas for Ugandan citizens are processed in two weeks. Once in Sweden, students don’t have to grapple with looking accommodation, as the university books and secures it.

Jonköping University is a young professional-oriented university characterised by a high degree of internationalization, an entrepreneurial spirit and extensive collaboration with surrounding society. It is one of three Swedish private, non-profit institutions of higher education with the right to award doctorates.

The University offers 80 programs and specializations on Bachelor’s and Master’s level and prepares students for working in an international context.

Focus areas within research are entrepreneurship and renewal; technical expertise and know-how to small, medium-sized and large companies; health, care and social work from a holistic perspective; and conditions for education and communication.

Jönköping University also conducts commissioned education and research and also offers preparatory programs called Pathway programs, designed for international students.

Jönköping University has around 11,000 students, of which 2,000 are international students. The university is one of the top universities in international student exchange and among the best in Sweden in terms of attracting international students. Campus has a truly international and academic environment with students and staff from all parts of the world.

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