High school students from various regions across the country gathered at Kabarak University today for the first-ever 2023 Kabarak University Career Day. This momentous event took place at the university's renowned Convocational Hall and aimed to equip young minds with valuable insights into various careers and the opportunities that lie ahead of them. As the day unfolded, students left the premises wiser and more conversant about their potential career paths.
We had over 30 schools in attendance and over 3000 students, representing a diverse group of ambitious young individuals eager to explore the possibilities that the future holds for them.
The Career Day commenced with a warm welcome to all participants, including students, educators, and distinguished guests. The event's significance was underscored by the presence of esteemed alumni, faculty members, and notable professionals, who graced the occasion with their insights and experiences.
One of the highlights of the event was the speech delivered by the distinguished alumna, Dr. Faith Linge. In her address, Dr. Linge expressed her heartfelt gratitude to Kabarak University for playing a pivotal role in shaping her success. She emphasized how the university had provided her with a strong foundation and invaluable experiences that have been instrumental in her professional journey. Her story served as a source of inspiration for all the aspiring students present.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academics and Research, Professor John Ochola, delivered a powerful speech on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Henry Kiplangat. In his speech, the Vice-Chancellor hailed Kabarak University as the epitome of academic excellence and innovation. He described it as the university of choice for countless ambitious individuals. He urged the attending students to consider Kabarak as their preferred destination for higher education. The deans of Kabarak University's seven schools thereafteran engaging panel discussion. Led by Citizen TV anchor, Mr. Ayub AbdiKadir, the panelists shared valuable insights into the various academic disciplines offered by the university. They shed light on current job market trends, the relevance of different fields of study, and the critical importance of choosing a career path that aligns with one's passion and talents.
As the day progressed, the energy in the Convocational Hall soared with excitement and anticipation for the highly anticipated performance. To the delight of everyone in attendance, the stage was set for a captivating musical extravaganza featuring Kenya's top gospel artist, Mr. Timeless Noel, accompanied by the talented musician, Didiman. The uplifting and soulful performance brought the event to a joyous climax, leaving the audience in awe and high spirits.
Throughout the day, students had the opportunity to engage in interactive sessions with industry professionals, academic advisors, and university representatives at various booths and exhibits. They were encouraged to ask questions, seek guidance, and gain deeper insights into the different career pathways they were considering.
The first-ever 2023 Kabarak University Career Day undoubtedly made a lasting impact on the attendees. Students departed with newfound knowledge, inspiration, and a clearer sense of direction for their future endeavors. The event not only emphasized the importance of making informed career choices but also showcased the supportive and nurturing environment that Kabarak University offers to its students.
The success of the inaugural Career Day at Kabarak University stands as a testament to the institution's commitment to empowering young minds and shaping the future of our nation. As the event came to a close, students departed with a sense of purpose, armed with the knowledge that they can pursue their dreams and ambitions with confidence and determination.
As we look forward to future iterations of the Kabarak University Career Day, we can expect that this event will continue to positively impact the lives of countless young individuals, helping them navigate their academic and professional journeys successfully. The university's commitment to excellence and dedication to nurturing talent ensures that it remains a beacon of hope and a source of inspiration for generations to come.