Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) held a graduation ceremony for the BAC’s Computing and Information Systems (CIS) students from the Class of 2012 last weekend.
The ceremony, held at Boipuso Hall in Gaborone, saw degrees conferred to 143 students from the College by Professor John MacIntyre, who is the Faculty of Applied Sciences Dean at the University of Sunderland.
When welcoming guests, who included Neo Nwako, Managing Director of Abari Communications and Dr Rob Trimble from the University of Sunderland, the Executive Director of BAC Michael Lesolle said the graduation ceremony was the third this year and that over 400 students had graduated. “This is something we take great pride in.
The success of our students and the relationship they develop with the College even well after they graduate. We believe in the power of education as a transformer of society, and are committed to ensuring that the fruits of our economic progress reach a wider section of society,”
For his part, Nwako who was the guest speaker urged the graduates to make a positive impact on the business community and stand out as leaders in society.
CIS programmes have been on offer at the College for 13 years, with over 800 students being awarded degrees for the programmes since their introduction.
The CIS programmes combines in-depth coverage of Computing and Information Systems and Information and Communication Technology and their application to the modern business environment. The programmes enables students to take a more systematic approach to the design and construction of high quality software systems.