IUM is set to launch its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes soon. The programmes will be offered in four areas of specialisation, namely; Business Administration, Information and Communication Technology, Education, and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality. The programmes provide opportunities for students who have successfully completed their Masters Degree programmes in the relevant and/or related field, and who fulfil the requirements for admission.
In its effort to foster international cooperation in education and research, IUM is cementing its relationship with the Institute of Development Management (IDM) –Swaziland through activities as agreed in its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed two years ago. The MOU aims to foster collaboration in areas of, among others, research and teaching, exchange of information and publications, joint conferences organization, workshops
The International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every year on the 12 of May to mark the contribution Nurses make to society. The IUM School of Health Sciences joined their counterparts from UNAM, Welwitchia University, Paramount Healthcare Centre on the day at the UNAM Leisure centre to celebrate the day under the theme, “Nursing: A Voice to Lead, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)”. The event was aimed at raising awareness amongst the Nursing profession, the general population and policy makers of what SDGs are and why they matter.
IUM and Wadhwani Foundation have signed a MoU on Entrepreneurship Development. Through this collaboration, IUM will introduce and/or strengthen entrepreneurship education through deployment of a systematic approach to optimise and increase the impact of lecturers and training programmes in entrepreneurship education.
IUM’s short course CIIP offers courses to improve professional management performance at all levels in the private and public sectors. This time around, the Centre has attracted a team from the Medical and Health Workers Union Nigeria (MHWUN) who sought its services to train its senior staff in Advanced Strategic Management.
IUM and the Municipality of Outjo signed a Memorandum of Agreement recently. The agreement states that IUM will run academic programmes in the town of Outjo.The University will, once again, expand its teaching, training, research, and community outreach to the Outjo community and its surroundings.
IUM and UNAM have signed a joint Declaration of Cooperation to expand on their existing working relationship on 16 February 2017. The agreement states (i) a collaboration among faculty and staff members in the areas of research, teaching, and other academic pursuits, (ii) exchange of visits by students, (iii) joint research activities, and (iv) exchange of information materials on education, training and research matters between the two Universities.
IUM Academic Year 2017 Officially Kicks off.
The IUM Windhoek Campuses' annual Academic Official Opening was hosted on 08 February 2017 at Dorado Park Main Campus as the Management, Staff and Students gathered in large numbers by means of one family. During his Keynote address, Dr. David R. Namwandi Founder and Chair of the Governing Council confirmed that, following humble beginnings over two decades ago, the University is still firm and progressing in line with its vision and mission.
Hon. Ester Anna Nghipondoka, Deputy Minister of Education, Arts and Culture delivered a motivational speech to the first intake of IUM student teachers on 07 February 2017at Dorado Park Main Campus. She highlighted the important role teachers played in the development of the country and called on student teachers to understand, at the onset, what it entails to be a teacher while they contextualised themselves by looking at the developmental stage of the country in line with global developmental trends.