The Harare Institute of Technology will hold its 2016 Graduation Ceremony at the university’s campus in Belvedere on the 7th of October this coming week.
By Cisco Eng. Shingie Lev Muringi
Over 300 Bachelor of Technology graduates from different academic disciplines such as Computer Science, E-Commerce, Software Engineering, Industrial Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy, Financial Engineering, Information & Security Assurance, and other specialized tech fields will all be capped after successful completion of 4 year degree programmes.
HIT is now Zimbabwe’s leading technoprenuership university enrolling over 1200 students in various technological fields with intend focus being put on the practical output on what the students are learning in classrooms. The Institute provides a rich tech oriented learning environment to those passionate in mastering specialized trades in technology.
Under the leadership of the current Vice Chancellor, Eng. Quinton Kanhukamwe, HIT has excelled to become a global brand which has seen the institute landing very important alliances with international universities such as the University of Columbia and many other universities from India and South Korea.
The Institute also made its mark on the global stage with its students such as Kudzai Chasinda getting a historic Google invite to the USA after his Chase Music Player continues to get downloads on Play Store, also Clive Nyamapokoto recently scooping the Energy Global Award in South Africa with his Vermi Acquaponics System and Tapiwanashe Matangira making strides in his D-Rover projects being currently developed using fierce robotic skills.
To its add flavor to its success story, HIT boasts of a very skilled work force which comprises of lecturers possessing an array of different skills being used to mentor these young technocrats. The Institute recently got accredited with the Computing Machinery Accreditation (ACM) to become the third chapter in Sub Saharan Africa. The Association for Computing Machinery is an international learned society for computing which was founded in 1947 and is the world’s largest scientific and educational computing society.