The Vice Chancellor, Professor E Mwenje recently honoured all BUSE outstanding students during Zimbabwe University Sports Association (ZUSA) and, Vice Chancellors Tournament Awards Ceremony held on the 14th of May 2019 at the Main Campus. The same awarding ceremony also saw the recognition of outstanding students from different student clubs.
Students from different sporting disciplines namely golf, handball, paralympics, volleyball, swimming, basketball and soccer as well as club members for BOOST-Enactus, Rotaract and Fairlight received certificates of excellence.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, the Director for Sports and Recreation, Mrs Muzuva said the Vice Chancellor’s tournament is a day where students and staff take time off their regular duties to take stock of their physical and mental health by engaging in sporting codes of their choice and interest.
Speaking of the ZUSA games she indicated that overally, BUSE is ranked 4th out of 15 universities with a total of 25 medals in ZUSA mainstream games and 13 medals in the ZUSA Paralympics bringing this to a total of 38 medals.
Speaking of the clubs, she said the clubs have worked continually to support the disadvantaged in the community.
The Award ceremony saw some of the students receiving more than one certificate as they managed to excel in different sporting activities as well as clubs. The event attracted more students and staff as the Vice Chancellor took his time to appreciate the effort by the students in upholding the University through sports and clubs.
Speaking at the function, the Vice Chancellor said he was very happy with the way BUSE students raised the University flag high through sports and clubs.
‘Today the world needs people with different skills. Do not be a person who just excels academically but should also strive to do the same in sporting activities’, said Professor Mwenje.
The Vice Chancellor thanked the ZB Bank manager for sponsoring the University sporting activities as well as for attending the ceremony.