1. New Generation University College (NGUC)
1.1. NGUC BACKGROUND AND ESTABLISHMENT
New Generation University College (NGUC) was opened in Hargeysa, Somali Land in 2010.The founder of NGUC aimed to provide superior education and total quality higher education opportunities to the younger generation of Somali Land and beyond. The founders of this University College had taken into account the great demand and needs of the country for quality private higher education to meet the increased demand for trained manpower.
The Vision of the New Generation University College (NGUC) as a ‘Center for Excellence’ was born out of the dynamic ideas and the desire to assist the national and regional endeavors to provide adequate number of total quality higher education institutions. Such institutions are indispensable for effective participation in the current global economic development movement. The world is intermingling and nations are communicating basically through modern higher educational institutions. Ethiopia also can make great contributions by developing and enhancing quality higher education.
1.2. NGUC VISION
The vision of NGUC is to become the center of excellence with commitment to a holistic learning and teaching environment that produces qualified graduates who have, a result, developed a sincere spirit of tolerance and a sense of commitment to society.
1.3. NGUC MISSION
The mission of NGUC is to provide quality higher education, research and community services through a superior and interdisciplinary academic programs training the new generation of undergraduates and graduates in needed professional skills. a result, developed a sincere spirit of tolerance and a sense of commitment to society.
The following values are the principles that guide members of NGUC community:
1.4.1. Absolute professional integrity, ethical and moral principles;
1.4.2. Striving for excellence in all things;
1.4.3. Exercising academic freedom with accountability and responsibility;
1.4.4. Respecting the rule of law and universal humanitarian values, and
1.4.5. Cherishing tolerance of differences and fostering inclusiveness.
1.5. MAJOR OBJECTIVES
The major objectives of NGUC shall be to:
1.5.1. Produce middle and higher level qualified professionals that can be involved in various development endeavors of the country;
1.5.2. Provide distance education, short-term employee training, professional consultancy services and other related services to the public, private sectors, NGO’s and governmental organizations;
1.5.3. Conduct seminars, workshops and conferences in relevant issues and to participate actively in community services; and
1.5.4. Conduct basic and applied research geared towards the national and regional development goals.