Honoris United Universities Inaugurates New Roudani University Campus in the Heart of Casablanca
New campus widens access to Honoris’ unique focus on developing 21st Century Skills to meet the needs of a fast-changing global jobs market
Casablanca – June 12th 2019
The new campus, which combines the excellence of EMSI, Mundiapolis University and EAC, provides students with modern spaces including libraries, a quiet room, a health laboratory and conference facilities dedicated to academic and cultural exchange for academics, students and the general public.
During his speech, the CEO of Honoris United Universities highlighted the concepts of accessibility and employability. He also emphasized that school fees should be adapted to the social reality of the country in order to encourage more students to pursue an education of excellence that will enable them to succeed in the world of tomorrow, in companies as well as by creating their own jobs. Continuing, Mr Luis Lopez said: “The campus adds significant bandwidth to Morocco’s higher education ecosystem, which is crucial in our ability to meet the requirements of the wider employment market and the business world. The campus which is located right in the heart of the city of Casablanca, widens access to higher education and this is absolutely critical if we are to unlock Africa’s full potential.”
A panel of prestigious speakers supporting the strategy of Honoris United Universities Morocco expressed their views on the innovation challenge for higher education in Morocco.
Xavier Reille, Director of the Maghreb Office of the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group (SFI), presented his analysis of the macroeconomic determinants that can increase the economic value chain for young graduates: internal demand, public investment, entrepreneurial dynamics and support for SMEs.
Mohamed Alami Berrada, a renowned entrepreneur and Employment Specialist, shared his 15-years of experience in developing and leading change in the private sector. He also explored public policy measures designed to boost employment.
Karan Khemka, an Independent Board Member at Honoris United Universities, provided his expert perspective on higher education in developing countries and factors such as demographics, the modernization of infrastructures and the growth of the middle class – all matters to be addressed through a mix of private and public sector approaches.