Zetech Stands out in city career expo
Zetech University participated in a career fair on 3rd August at the Kenya International Conference Center (KICC) hosted by the Nation Media Group My Network Magazine. The University leveraged on the opportunity to reach out to students and guardians, equipping them with all the information required for one to join a reputable institution of higher education. As a key exhibitor, the University stood out as a centre for excellence that is keen on empowering Kenyans through education and innovation.
Speaking during the launch aired on NTV live, Francis Munywoki, Managing Director, Daily Nation, reflecting on the theme, “technology, education and the future” said, “There are vast opportunities in higher institutions of learning for students to access guidance, mentorship, and training for exposure.
Our country needs people who can create jobs which are not only in Kenya, but available also the world.” Pointing out firms such as Uber which are on the rise due to creativity, he challenged participants to start thinking of innovative ideas.
Creatively marketing the institution, a huge number of young people made enquiries, with many opting to register for the dream programmes at one of the leading private universities in Kenya. Moreover, the Varsity furnished guests with treats such as branded bags for personal use which many appreciated.
The students and guardians appreciated the hospitality, noting that they are eager to join Zetech; form four students at the fair enquired on how one decides a career path. Answering this, University Executive Director Corporate Affairs, Moses Maina said; “Be genuine in whatever you set out to do. Personality and ambitions are major keys in deciding your career. It is important to do what you love, that way it will be easy for you to climb up the career ladder.”
Giving insights into why we having educated yet jobless youths, Registrar Academic Peter Osumba said,
“While in campus, learners should explore what else they can pursue outside the normal classroom. At Zetech, we have invested in sessions for life and entrepreneurial skills, public lectures, incubation sessions as well as community service work to enhance the students’ skills.” said Osumba, adding, “It is also important to have mentors who have made it in the field you want to pursue and learn from their experiences.” He recommended Zetech as it provides students with employability training and equips them to seek internship opportunities, having committed to various collaborations with local and international organisations.
Hearing from one of the guests, Madam Magdalene Mulandi, the Sales and Marketing Director at Qwetu Residence said “Ensure you explore the best career choice while still young because it is harder to do it when you get older. Such networks help guide you through very important life decisions.”
Compiled by Rahab Watare