Buse Hosts Graduate Engineering Indaba

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Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE) hosted The 4th Edition Graduate Engineering Professionals Career Indaba (Gepci) bringing together students, graduate engineers, academia professionals, government and industry leaders, and practitioners to discuss issues in one platform

The Indaba sought to bridge the gap between young engineering professionals and industry and ensure the sustainability of engineering infrastructure and promote innovation and technological advancement.

Guest of honour at the Indaba the Managing Director of Bindura Nickel Corporation, Mr Thomas Lusiyano said Engineering plays a huge role in the development of any economy, and the contribution of engineers cannot be overemphasised.

“The Faculty of Science and Engineering at BUSE stands as a testament to the university’s dedication to fostering excellence in STEM disciplines and achieving the aims of Education 5.0,” said Mr Lusiyano

“Through engineering programmes such as Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Network Engineering and Agricultural Engineering, the university equips its students with the tools and skills needed to tackle local and global challenges, contributing to sustainable development and technological advancement.

“I call upon the private and public sectors to support young engineering professionals and allow innovation and technology to shape our nation now and well into the future. A combination of progressive efforts, new policies, and collaboration with academia, industry and government is essential to effectively bridge this gap and allow the youth to be actively involved, trained and take charge of important positions.

BUSE Vice-Chancellor Professor Mwenje who was represented by the university’s Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Denhere applauded the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers for coming up with such an important platform that brings young future professionals and industry together.

“To all the young engineering professionals present here today, I urge you to seize this moment as a stepping stone towards a successful and fulfilling career in engineering,” he said.

He encouraged the delegates to engage with the speakers, network with industry leaders, and absorb the knowledge surrounding them to fully utilize the abundant resources in Mashonaland Central Province.

Professor Mwenje also emphasized that the journey of an engineer is not just about acquiring skills but also about positively impacting society and shaping a better future for generations to come.