Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program organizes a training on the operation of Braille Embosser Technology

A five-day training on the use of Braille Embosser Technology is underway at the University of Gondar from May 22-26, 2023. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar organized the training for staff, staff with visual impairment, IT administrators and technicians on the operation and maintenance of the printing machine. The embosser, … Continued

Application call for MSc in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University in Canada through Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 2024

Application call for MSc in Occupational Therapy at Queens University, Canada 202 The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at UoG would like to share that it is accepting applications for the 6th round of MSc training in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University, Canada. UoG in collaboration with Queen’s University and partnering with the Mastercard Foundation has … Continued

An International Consultative Meeting Took Place concerning the development of occupational therapy in Ethiopia

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program office at Queen’s University hosted a visit with top stakeholders from the University of Gondar and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Kingston, Canada. The purpose of this visit was to learn about the profession of occupational therapy in the Canadian context, discuss the development of occupational therapy in … Continued

7th Cohort Induction Program for Mastercard Foundation Scholars ends in success

On March 18, 2023, the University of Gondar held an induction ceremony for the new scholars admitted to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Meet-and-greets, keynote addresses from UoG higher officials, motivational presentations, learning about the scholarship package, and many more activities were organized. The University of Gondar has been actively serving its community and nation … Continued

Conference Call

We are delighted to announce that the UoG/Queen’s University Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is hosting an Interdisciplinary Conference on Disability and Community Based Rehabilitation on October 25 and 26, 2023, in Ethiopia. The Conference theme is Disability Inclusion: Moving from Research to Action. Please register to attend or present your work in person or virtually. … Continued

UoG hosts the Canadian Ambassador

The University of Gondar recently hosted a high-profile delegation from the Canadian Embassy. Among the representatives who came, H.E Stéphane Jobin, Canadian Ambassador and a  political affairs staff member of the embassy were present. The strong ties between Ethiopia and Canada first began in 1956 when Canada established a diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa. This … Continued

Mastercard Foundation’s Baobab Platform set to create new possibilities for UoG students

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program office at the University of Gondar hosted representatives from Arizona State University to enhance the opportunities of all students via a revolutionary new platform. The Baobob Platform is a social, professional and learning community for young African leaders and the largest network of Mastercard Foundation program participants. The Mastercard Foundation, … Continued

An international exchange of experiences related to online education (e-learning) was held at UoG

For the second straight day the University of Gondar’s Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program in collaboration with Arizona State University, United States International University (USIU), the Mastercard Foundation regional office and other stakeholders held an exchange of experience to increase and modernize the institution’s online education (e-learning). The meetings took place in recent days and incorporated … Continued

The Scholars Program at UoG hosts four international institutions and prioritizes E-Learning

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar is hosting representatives from the United States International University Africa, Kenya (USIU), Arizona State University, USA, Mastercard Foundation Regional office, Addis Ababa. The reason for the trip is for the University of Gondar to fast track its incorporation into online learning which has recently been … Continued