The MoU signing ceremony between Unicaf University in Zambia and the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) marked a momentous occasion as the two institutions formalised their commitment to collaborate for mutual growth and development. The ceremony commenced with opening remarks by Unicaf Vice-Chancellor, Dr Christine Mushibwe, who expressed heartfelt gratitude for the partnership and underlined the university’s dedication to expanding its programme offerings, with a particular focus on Education, Health, and Law.
In her address, Dr Mushibwe emphasised the significance of nurturing a strong relationship between Unicaf University and LAZ. She outlined the university’s vision to broaden educational opportunities and shared exciting news about the upcoming establishment of a new campus. This bold initiative aims to position Unicaf University in Zambia as the vibrant hub of Africa, enhancing access to world-class education and fostering a dynamic learning environment for students and professionals alike.
Unicaf University in Zambia Chancellor, Professor Sinjela, a respected figure in the legal realm, echoed the sentiments of Dr Mushibwe. He stressed the vital role of the legal profession in influencing various aspects of everyday life and the pressing need for specialised legal education. The partnership with LAZ is poised to propel Unicaf University’s Law programme to greater heights, ensuring students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the evolving demands of the legal field.
Mr Lungisani Zulu, President of LAZ, expressed the organisation’s statutory mandate to promote legal education across all levels. He articulated LAZ’s unwavering commitment to enriching member education and fostering professional growth. Collaborating with reputable institutions like Unicaf University is a testament to LAZ’s dedication to providing its members with top-notch learning opportunities.
The signing of the MoU signifies a landmark achievement in the partnership between Unicaf University and LAZ. This momentous step will pave the way for generous scholarships benefiting LAZ members and the development of tailored short courses for inclusion in the innovative e-LAZ Continuous Professional Development (CPD) portal. This collaboration solidifies LAZ’s commitment to fulfilling its legal duties and promoting educational opportunities for its members.
The ceremony concluded with a photo session, capturing the spirit of cooperation and mutual respect between Unicaf University and the Law Association of Zambia. The partnership sets the stage for a transformative journey in the realms of education and law, empowering individuals to become catalysts of positive change and progress.