Recent university graduates trained in Fiber-Optic and Mobile Telecommunications

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) in Partnership with University of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology (UR-CST), KTRN and Liquid Telecom provided a one-month training for twenty-two recently graduated students.

The trainees were carefully selected among the best recent 2017 Graduates from the Bachelor of Science program in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. 

The beneficiaries received state of the art practical trainings provided by professionals from RURA, University of Rwanda, KTRN and Liquid Telecom.

The training covered various aspects in telecommunication  industry such as  Basics of Fiber-Optic Communication System, Fiber Spicing, Point-to-point fiber-optic communication link (installation and testing), Optical power budget and optical loss measurement, optical spectrum analysis, Passive Optical Networks (PON), Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM), Measurement of level of Mobile Network Quality of Service (QoS) and Introduction to IEEE as well as  ITU Standards for Fiber-Optic and Mobile Communications, Electromagnetic Compatibility Testing. 

The College and partnered institutions in providing the kind of practical training, acknowledged the fact that direct involvement and participation of industrial partners in providing non-academic training is something encouraging. 

The multi-stakeholders training model is one of University of Rwanda strategies to upgrading its education and training offer to render it suitable for the industry skills needs.

The fifth training of its kind was sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a global engineering professional body.

For more details, you can find here pictures for the training