“As the fund, we are no longer hiring because you have the best degree, we are hiring because of skills and experience. We have got guys who can write the best code and have never gone to the University. A first class is no longer that important,” said Richard P Byarugaba, managing director NSSF during the career expo 2022 with 11 universities in Uganda.
This was designed to prepare students for the work place and equip them with skills and knowledge to increase their employability. It also aimed at offering students professional career advice as well as an opportunity to engage with potential employers.