Huawei Academy Sensitization to School of Computing and Infomatics students

The  Sensitization was organized and hosted  by the Office of Career Services in partnership with Huawei Technologies Ltd.The sensitization took place  On Wednesday February 19th 2020 at the  School of Computing and Informatics computer lab. Students were sensitized on the Huawei ICT Certifications.

Su Shuqi, the Training and Certification Manager for Huawei’s Enterprise Business Department and Michael Kamau from Huawei’s Enterprise Business Department gave an overview of Huawei’s key projects and the programs Huawei is offering to university students. Some of the programs being offered include Routing and Switching, Networking, Security certification, SG certification, IoT, AI, Cloud Computing and Big Data.

Since 2016 when UoN rolled out the Huwaei certification training at UoN, over 200 students have benefited from the training. In 2019, two UoN students who emerged to of the HCIA exam secured an internship opportunity with Huawei, Lina Doktur and Gilbert Kigen from the School of Engineering. In 2018, 12 UoN students were successful for the Huawei Management Trainee Program and two more top students from the HCIA class, Calvin Abonyo and Dennis Kaminde from the School of Engineering selected for the internship program.

The Office of Career Services has partnered with Huawei in different programs namely

  • Huawei Certified ICT Associate Certification
  • Huawei ICT Skills Competition
  • Huawei Management Trainee program
  • Huawei DigiTalent Career Fair
  • Huawei Ajira Interns Induction Program
  • Huawei Industrial Visit

The end goal of the Office of Career  Services as outlined by Mr. Johnson Kinyua who made a presentation on behalf of the office is to produce holistic graduates who are empowered, competitive, employable, enterprising and innovative for the job market.

The Training was also attended by The former Director ICT Mr. Christopher Moturi and the Huawei Trainers namely; Mr George Ndegwa, Mr. Maurice Mutua , Ms Janet Maranga and Mr. Clifford Gulu.

 

Former Director ICT during HUawei Training