UTG Science Students Set for Nationwide Tour
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Science Students Association of the University of The Gambia and the Social and Humanity Science commence a ten-day nationwide tour from the 18 to 27 June to sensitize and offer free classes to the rural Gambian students with the theme “The Importance of University Education and Sciences.”
Speaking at a press briefing yesterday, Buba Tamba, president of the Science Students Association noted they will meet with students in the rural Gambia and offer free classes in the area of science, social and humanity science.
He stated that science contributes immensely to the development of the country.
Alieu Saidykhan president Social and Humanity Science explained that this is the first time the two associations are partnering to make a productive tour noting that the most vital aspect of the tour is the teaching component which will help improve the learning ability of students in the rural Gambia.
“Our aim is to serve the schools and communities to the best of our abilities during the tour in the rural Gambia.’’
He pledged that the two associations will always defend the integrity of the communities and students through reaching out to them and sharing their little knowledge with them.
“I will also send our special gratitude to the management of Nusrat Senior Secondary for donating books that would be given out to the students.’’
Nicolas Jatta, chairperson of the organising committee described the ten-day tour as timely as it will help students to have more knowledge on both sciences and social and humanity science.
He noted that out of the ten day tour, five days is accorded to URR as that region is remote.
Abdoul Kadir Daffeh who chaired the news briefing also gave similar remarks, saying that the tour will avail them the opportunity to interact and share ideas with their counterparts and discuss the importance of university education for all .He thanked the president for donating D106, 500 for the ten day tour.
Author: Alieu Darboe