GABORONE (Botswana) — Oct. 12, 2018: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology plans to open four more branch campuses in Africa by the first quarter of next year.
The campuses are being planned for Uganda, Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa.
“The African marketplace is made up of over a billion people. The cultural and creative sector is growing at a rapid pace here and worth over US$4 billion, making it a major driver of economic growth,” said the university’s industry empowerment senior vice-president Datuk Raja Aznil Raja Hisham at the Botswana campus ninth convocation yesterday.
The convocation saw more than 400 students from all over the continent graduate in various disciplines such as graphic design, fine art, public relations, architecture and e-commerce.
Limkokwing is one of the most well-known Malaysian universities for international education in Africa, with branch campuses also in Lesotho, Swaziland and Sierra Leone.
It was founded in 1991 by Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing with a mission to transform the youth into confident, skilled and techno-savvy individuals. — Bernama