Partnering to Develop Transformative Leaders in Ethiopia

The University of Gondar (Ethiopia) and Queen’s University (Canada), supported by the Mastercard Foundation, have developed a 10-year partnership to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities, develop new occupational therapy programs and advance research for inclusive education and community-based rehabilitation in Africa.

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In the News

Town Hall; Alumni Engagement and Alumni Reestablishment Article

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar and Queen’s University, now in its fourth year, is finalizing its strategy for alumni engagement and alumni support. As part of this strategy, the program management sought input about how to best support alumni engagement and alumni reestablishment at the University of Gondar. All Fellows …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/town-hall-alumni-engagement-and-alumni-reestablishment-article/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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University of Gondar in its final stages of opening Ethiopia’s first ever OT program

On 18 November 2020, the University of Gondar and Queens University, Canada organized its external curriculum review workshop on Occupational Therapy that reviewed the final stages of its new curriculum. The final steps are being taken at the University of Gondar to create a well-organized and quality OT program, and the momentum will inevitably lead …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/university-of-gondar-in-its-final-stages-of-opening-ethiopias-first-ever-ot-program/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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Queens University Canada Graduates its First batch of UoG Masters Fellows

The two graduates will be among many other fellows (who will graduate in the near future) who will be tasked with establishing Ethiopia’s first Occupational Therapy department in Ethiopia.

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Announcement to all Regular Undergraduate Students who would have graduated in the 2020 academic year

UoG would like to inform all regular undergraduate students who would have graduated in the 2020 academic year that registration will be held on November 7- 9, 2020 and Class will start on November 10, 2020.

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The University of Gondar is taking part in last minute preparations to bring back its students

On this occasion, UoG would like to take this opportunity to thank its dear students for their patience. The University will soon be announcing the introduction of our students after reviewing the preparation of the Supervision Team of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

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1st Annual Research Day

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program held its first Annual Research Day on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 8:15 am- 1:00 pm EST. Ph.D.

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Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Virtual Orientation 2020

The Queen’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Office warmly welcomed the 2020 Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program PhD Fellows virtually on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. The 2020 Mastercard Foundation Fellows will be completing disability-related PhDs in Rehabilitation Science and Law. The 2020 Fellows participated in the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Orientation, which provided supports to facilitate their …<h5 class="moretag"><a href="https://uogqueensmcf.com/news/queens-mastercard-foundation-scholars-program-virtual-orientation-2020/" class="read-more-link">Read More</a></h5>

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International Scholars One Step Closer to UoG

Now again in the 2020/2021 academic year the Scholars Program at the University of Gondar is recruiting new Scholars who will be some of the continents competent and hard working individuals. 

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Our Partners

UNIVERSITY OF GONDAR
The University of Gondar is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia, with a focus on a team approach and community-based
MASTERCARD FOUNDATION
The Mastercard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest, independent foundations, its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion in order to alleviate poverty.
QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY
Queen’s is one of Canada’s leading universities, celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2016-17 and offering a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The university’s Faculty of Health Sciences includes a School of Rehabilitation Therapy, School of Nursing and a School of Medicine.