September saw Honoris welcome 54 incredible female entrepreneurs from across Africa in the first Women In Africa (WIA) boot camp, hosted at EMSI’s campus in Marrakech. This boot camp builds on Honoris’ training partner position with WIA Philanthropy to empower women entrepreneurs.
On July 17th, Honoris’ executive team and board members were honored by the presence of Mr. Chedly Bouallegue – Governor of Tunis and Mrs. Souad Abderrahim – Mayor of Tunis. The pair joined the team in a ceremony organized to lay the cornerstone of the new Université Centrale campus.
Three students from across the Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, have been awarded the Actis International Scholarship. Viraksha Chetty, MBA graduate from Regent Business School, South Africa has won the opportunity of a lifetime to join the Women Transforming Leadership programme at the prestigious University of Oxford whilst Akram Maaroufi, graduate of Engineering in Petrochemical Chemistry and recent graduate, Chourouk Haouel, Université Centrale Tunisia have won a scholarship to study the Master in Energy Management programme at ESCP Europe, London Campus.
Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ESCP Europe to further its transnational network of leading academic centres of excellence and to support ESCP Europe’s mission to participate in the future training of African leaders.
Ecole Marocaine des Sciences de l’Ingénieur (EMSI) in Morocco and YK Business School (YKBS) in Mauritius join the Honoris network, furthering its mission to provide education for impact across the continent
REGENT Business School signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch in the country
REGENT Business School join forces with Université Centrale and Université Mundiapolis to offer its Global Pan African MBA programme via distance learning in North Africa
Since its creation, Université Centrale of Tunis has initiated a quality process acknowledged by many national and international instances. Affiliated to the Honoris United Universities network, the University has just been selected today to join the network of the AACSB -The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This affiliation is the first step into a process of accreditations.
Ultimate achievement at international scale for Morocco this week. BIXPO 2017 (The Bitgaram International Exposition of Electric Power Technology) held from 1-3 Novembre 2017 in Gwangju, South Korea, was a wonderful opportunity for Morocco to be awarded two silver medals through EMSI – Science Engineering School of Morocco.
“Do you know that reading statistics show
that only 14% of South Africans’ are
readers of books?”
This was the opening statement made by South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in an interview conducted during National Book week in 2016. The Department of Basic Education launched the “read to lead” campaign in 2015, after shocking statistics by the National Education and Evaluation Development Unit revealed that 58% of Grade 4 learners could not read for meaning, while 29% were completely illiterate. South Africa is a country that has 11 official languages, and only 9.6% of the population is fluent in English.