On the 6th of July the University of Gondar proudly graduated 4561 students for the academic year 2005 (E.C). The special guest of honour, Dr Sintayew Wolde-Michael, Director of the Government Finance Agency and Chairman of the University of Gondar Board, was present to congratulate and honour all the graduates, their family and friends and the University community. The event was also attended by close to 20,000 people who all stood in appreciation of the achievements of the graduates.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences, the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, the School of Law and the School of Education graduated a total of 3651 students in undergraduate programs. A further 910 students graduated in postgraduate programs from the College of Medicine and Health Science, the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and the School of Law.
This graduation year was a special one as alongside graduating the highest ever number of students, the University also graduated its first batch of PhD candidates. The year also saw the launch of the University’s Honorary Doctorate Award, awarded to Dr Eleni Gabre-Madhin. In his speech, Professor Mengesha Admassu President of the University of Gondar, congratulated the graduates and expressed his continued pride at the great achievements of the University community. 2014 marks the 60th Anniversary of the University of Gondar and Professor Mengesha took the opportunity to invite the graduates, their family and friends, the University community and the wider Gondar community to join in the upcoming celebrations.