The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) has given a contract to Symbion Uganda Limited (Ltd) to design the new Faculty of Engineering and Technology at IUIU Main Campus in Mbale city.
According to the University’s official page, the university revealed that the Company will also make a design of a new 500-bed males hostel and complete the design of a new library at the Main Campus.
Speaking after signing the Contract, IUIU Rector Professor Ismail Simbwa Gyagenda said the project has been on the book for years.
“The concept started in 2013 , so we are really excited that finally the designing of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is going to start and probably before the end of the year, the construction will start,” the Rector said.
Gyagenda says that the Faculty of Engineering and Tchnology will help to add value to IUIU.
“This is the age of Science, Technology and Innovation, so the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is going to help us a lot to be part of the story of Science, Technology and Innovation,” Professor Gyagenda said.
The Faculty of Engineering and Technology will now be the 8th Faculty at IUIU when added to the already existing ones namely Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Health Science, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language.