Kabarak University recently embarked on a momentous visit to the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom. The purpose of the one-week visit was to strengthen the existing relationship between Kabarak University's School of Business and Economics and the renowned Lincoln International Business School.
During this fruitful visit, the Vice-Chancellor of Kabarak University, Professor Henry K. Kiplangat, had the opportunity to meet with the heads of the various institutions at the University of Lincoln. These included the Lincoln International Business School, the Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology (LIAT), and the UNESCO Chair on Responsible Foresight for Sustainable Development.
The key focus of the discussions revolved around activities that would mutually benefit the School of Business and Economics at Kabarak University, as well as the aforementioned institutions at the University of Lincoln. The visit aimed to explore avenues for enhancing educational internationalisation for students of the School of Business and Economics, as well as fostering collaborative research initiatives.
The visit proved to be highly successful, with both institutions expressing great enthusiasm for the future prospects of their partnership. The discussions centred on the potential exchange programs for students and faculty members, joint research projects, and sharing best practices in business and economic education. These activities are expected to enrich the academic experience for students and broaden their global perspectives.
The collaboration between Kabarak University and the University of Lincoln holds immense benefits for both institutions. By fostering such partnerships, Kabarak University seeks to provide its students with opportunities to engage with international academic communities and gain exposure to diverse cultures, thereby enhancing their educational journey. In addition, collaborative research endeavours will enable faculty members from both institutions to exchange knowledge and contribute to cutting-edge developments in their respective fields.
The Vice-Chancellor expressed his satisfaction with the outcomes of the visit, emphasising the potential for a long-lasting partnership. He acknowledged the University of Lincoln's commitment to academic excellence and highlighted the shared vision of both institutions in nurturing competent graduates, who could confront and resolve the global challenges of the 21st Century.
Furthermore, the Vice-Chancellor extended his gratitude to the leadership of the Lincoln International Business School, the LIAT, and the UNESCO Chair on Responsible Foresight for Sustainable Development for their warm reception and insights during the visit. He also emphasised Kabarak University’s commitment to fostering strong collaborations that contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the holistic development of students.
As the Kabarak University team concluded their visit to the University of Lincoln, there was a tangible sense of excitement and anticipation for similar future endeavours. The strengthened relationship between these two prestigious institutions holds great promise for the two academic communities’ positive impact on the society through quality education, research, and responsible foresight.