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UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE - HUAWEI ZIMBABWE (PVT) LTD RELATIONSHIP GOES A GEAR UP

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Huawei Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd scaled up its relations with the University of Zimbabwe by donating a huge consignment of ICT equipment to the University of Zimbabwe’s Department of Physics on Friday, 17 May 2019. The handover ceremony was graced by the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development and Guest of Honour, Honourable Professor dr Amon Murwira; Minister of Information Communication and Technology, Postal and Courier Services, Honourable Kazembe Kazembe; representatives of the Chinese Embassy and Senior Government Officials.

 

Valued at a staggering US$98,313.90, the equipment will go a long way in developing the Department of Physics’ capacity to deliver the latest training for its Bachelor of Science Honours degree and diploma programmes in Electronics and Telecommunications Technology. The equipment consists of:Valued at a staggering US$98,313.90, the equipment will go a long way in developing the Department of Physics’ capacity to deliver the latest training for its Bachelor of Science Honours degree and diploma programmes in Electronics and Telecommunications Technology. The equipment consists of:

1) A high-power and compact GSM outdoor macro simulator base station,

2) OptiX RTN 950 integrated microwave transmission system for mobile communication networks,

3) Microwave Antennas and Routers,

4) Optical Interface Board,

5) 3000 Watts Solar Power Module,

6) Rechargeable Batteries,

7) Optical Fibre Cables,

8) Various Installation Accessories and logistics for the equipment, and

9) Training Software.

Handing over the equipment to the University of Zimbabwe, Mr Hao Wen, the Managing Director of Huawei Zimbabwe said, “Huawei has created over 20,000 jobs directly and indirectly and will continue to cooperate with Zimbabwe schools, universities and colleges to build capacity and enhance technical skills and transfer to students”. The Company intends to continue creating continuous innovation and cooperation in the ICT industry through its Seeds for the Future corporate social responsibility programme. The Seeds for the Future programme was launched in Zimbabwe in 2016, and so far, more than 40 outstanding students have travelled to China for training.

 

Addressing the gathering, the Guest of Honour and Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Honourable Professor dr Murwira said that the partnership would bring on board expertise in ICT and related technology and his Ministry was committed to supporting the initiative by providing the necessary resources to see to it that University of Zimbabwe students get the most out of the programme and in turn, effectively contributed to the ICT Industry in terms of application of the skills gained.Addressing the gathering, the Guest of Honour and Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Honourable Professor dr Murwira said that the partnership would bring on board expertise in ICT and related technology and his Ministry was committed to supporting the initiative by providing the necessary resources to see to it that University of Zimbabwe students get the most out of the programme and in turn, effectively contributed to the ICT Industry in terms of application of the skills gained.In his acceptance speech, the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, Professor Paul Mapfumo, thanked Huawei Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd for the kind gesture. In particular, Professor Mapfumo observed that the donation would go a long way in enabling the University to establish itself as a leader in the field of ICT, thereby strengthening its academic reputation among the league of global higher education institutions. He also pointed out that the mark of friendship by Huawei Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd would benefit students tremendously by providing them with lifelong knowledge in ICT that would match industry requirements and transform them into world class graduates and professionals.

 

These sentiments were also echoed by Mr Chen Ning, the Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Embassy who stood in for the Chinese Ambassador, Mr Guo Shaochun at the ceremony. Mr Ning applauded the splendid relations that for long existed between Zimbabwe and the People’s Republic of China, which relations had morphed into the excellent relations that now obtained between Chinese and Zimbabwe institutions, University of Zimbabwe and Huawei Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd included. Mr Ning further pointed out that the Chinese Embassy would do all in its power to ensure that relations between the University and the Chinese institutions received the best support ever.These sentiments were also echoed by Mr Chen Ning, the Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Embassy who stood in for the Chinese Ambassador, Mr Guo Shaochun at the ceremony. Mr Ning applauded the splendid relations that for long existed between Zimbabwe and the People’s Republic of China, which relations had morphed into the excellent relations that now obtained between Chinese and Zimbabwe institutions, University of Zimbabwe and Huawei Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd included. Mr Ning further pointed out that the Chinese Embassy would do all in its power to ensure that relations between the University and the Chinese institutions received the best support ever.

 

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FASIC SHORT COURSES – June 2019 Intake

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE INNOVATION CENTRE

Enrolment is in progress for the following

FASIC SHORT COURSES – June 2019 Intake

  1. Certificate in Information and Communication Technology (June- September 2019) - Obtain skills necessary to solve real world problems using ICT. Cost: $550

  2. Diamond exploration and identification (June-July 2019) - Obtain the skills of looking for and identifying diamonds. Cost: $400

  3. Geology for non-geologists (June -July 2019) - Get the basics on rocks and minerals. Cost: $400

  4. Financial Mathematics (July-August 2019) - Find out how to improve revenue generation for and the efficiency of your business. Cost: $400

  5. Info-security and Data Management (June-August 2019) - Learn to guard your data and information, both in storage, and in transit. Cost: $500

  6. Mathematics Bridging Course (July-June 2019) - Improve your understanding and knowledge of basic Mathematical tools for success in A-Level Maths and undergraduate studies in Commerce, Engineering & Science. Cost: $550

  7. Quality Control (Statistical Process and Product Control) (June-August 2019) - Obtain the statistical skills to ensure the quality of your products and processes. Cost: $400

  8. Data Management and Analysis Using Epi Info and SPSS (June-August 2019) - Improve your data management and analysis skills. Cost: $350

  9. Data Management and Analysis Using CSPro and SPSS (June-August 2019) - Improve your data management and analysis skills. Cost: $350

  10. Data Management and Analysis Using STATA (June-August 2019) - Improve your data management and analysis skills. Cost: $350

  11. Statistical Modelling and Forecasting (June-August 2019)- Accurately forecast the performance of your organisation. Cost: $400

  12. Aquaculture: principles and practise. Learn how to set up and operate an aquaculture and the key aqua business management concepts (June-August 2019)) Cost: $400

  13. Water Quality Monitoring and Management. Learn about the physio-chemical monitoring, biomonitoring, water pollution mapping and use of water quality data in decision making. (June-August 2019). Cost: $400

  14. Dairy production and processing technology. This is a fundamental course for all dairy value chain players. (10 weekends beginning June 2019) Cost: $550

  15. Modelling for scientists, engineers and researchers: Level 1. A “hand on” introduction to computing, modelling and simulation using FORTRAN as the main language in a UNIX/LINUX environment. This course will prepare students for a wide range of careers in industry, finance and the public sector. (June-August 2019) (March – June 2019). Cost: $550

  16. Cell Phone Technology. Get an introduction to cell phone technology and troubleshooting; general cell phone and smart phone basics and repairs; hardware (functions and related faults of audio, ICs, mic and amp); mother boards for practicals; software (flashing and unlocking). (June-August 2019)). Cost: $550.00

  17. Mobile GIS: Android Application Development: Obtain the basic concepts of developing android GIS applications to help in navigation, sharing, storage and analysis of geospatial data. (June-July 2019). Cost:US$350

  18. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems: Obtain the basic skills for handling geo-spatial data for various application areas. (June-July 2019). Cost: US$350

  19. Mathematical Literacy for Legal Practise. This is a standalone programme that empowers participants with the ability to understand and use numbers in legal reasoning at a level that allows them to apply the acquired skills. (June-August 2019). Cost: $500

 

Contact:

Operations Executive: Ms Rumbidzayi Mlambo or Nyasha Muzariri

FASIC, Faculty of Science

University of Zimbabwe

630 Churchill Road, Mt Pleasant

Harare

 

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Telephone: +263 242 307 130/ +263 772 564 579/ +263 774 455 649

Call for Applications: University of Zimbabwe Law Students Only

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Winter School on Human Rights, 1-12 July 2019, at Great Zimbabwe

University in Masvingo, Zimbabwe and University of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (hereinafter “RWI”), in Lund, Sweden, and its partner universities (Africa University, Ezekiel Guti University, Great Zimbabwe University, Midlands State University and University of Zimbabwe) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2019–2021 are launching a call for applications to attend the Winter School on Human Rights, on 1-12 July 2019, at Great Zimbabwe University in Masvingo, Zimbabwe and University of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. Each partner institution will select four students to attend the Winter School. The application deadline is 19 May 2019.

Scope and Content of the Winter School

The Winter School will be taught by professors and lecturers with leading expertise in the field of human rights from the partner universities. The Winter School will impart students with foundational human rights knowledge by way of lectures on, but not limited to, the following topics: 1) the philosophical and historical origins of human rights, 2) international human rights law, 3) the regional human rights system in Africa, 4) selected rights under international human rights law (and their related conventions), and 5) human rights in the Zimbabwean and Swedish contexts. A debate competition will be held at the conclusion of the Winter School. The language of instruction is English.

Eligibility

Current third and fourth year students in the Faculty of Law are eligible to apply. Four students will be selected. RWI promotes equal opportunities and welcomes applications from eligible students regardless of sex/gender, disability, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, or any other status.

Covered Costs

RWI will cover in full all the costs of the Winter School including the costs of travel, accommodation and meals for all students attending the Winter School. Financial support for the Winter School is provided by Swedish Development Cooperation.

Application Procedure

Please e-mail the following documents by 19 May 2019 to the Senior Assistant Registrar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.):

1) up-to date curriculum vitae (CV) name and contact details, education (please provide here, in addition to other details, whether you have taken the Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law and/or Public International Law courses, what semester of the law programme you are enrolled in and attending), work and volunteer experience, other skills, etc., and;

2) motivation letter (400–600 words) – A personal statement explaining your interest in human rights, why you wish to attend the Winter School, and what you hope to achieve through this initiative.

 

An email confirmation that your application has been received will be sent to all applicants. You must include RWI Winter School in the subject line of your email failure to do so may prejudice your chances of selection.

Evaluation of Applications

All applications will be evaluated by a selection committee comprised of Faculty of Law staff having relevant human rights and contextual expertise. The following factors will be taken into consideration when evaluating applications: 1) eligibility, and 2) quality of the curriculum vitae and letter of motivation.

Timeline

  • Application deadline 19 May 2019

  • Notification to applicants of the Selection Committee’s decision: on or before 31 May 2019

- Dates for Winter School: 1-12 July 2019

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