2023 East Africa Hub Convening

October 5-6, 2023, Kampala, Uganda


Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Graduate Employability

The Education Collaborative is pleased to announce the official start of registration for the 2023 EA Hub Convening! This year’s convening will take place from October 5th-6th in Kampala, Uganda.  

Anchored on the theme, Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Graduate Employability for Regional Development, this two-day convening aims to foster collaboration, share knowledge, and inspire innovative approaches in higher education within the East African region.    

 Join us as we work with institutions in the region to create a culture of entrepreneurial mindset; and equip their students with the relevant skills to thrive and succeed in the dynamic global job market and world of work.  

Upcoming Dates

July 17, 2023
Registration opens

September 17, 2023
Registration closes

October 5, 2023
Convening begins!


Who should attend this convening?

The Convening will welcome leaders, educators and administrators from higher education institutions; industry professionals and entrepreneurs, regulators, policymakers and government representatives in the East Africa region.  


What topics will be covered?

The Convening will focus on conversations around policy frameworks and regulatory support for employability and entrepreneurship in higher education; effective career services, building entrepreneurial mindset and skills among students.


How will participants benefit?

Participants will learn about strategies and best practices for enhancing student outcomes within the context of East Africa, whilst sharing innovative ideas, research findings, successful models and outcomes on employability and entrepreneurship.

A look back at the 2022 EA Hub Convening …


2022 EA Convening Highlights

76 higher education executives, administrators, and regulators from across East Africa participated in The Education Collaborative’s inaugural East Africa hub convening, engaging one another on improving educational outcomes and scaling quality within the region. 

Convening Location

Sheraton Hotel, Kampala, Uganda.

Steeped in history, Kampala, the capital city of Uganda is adorned with historical landmarks like the Kasubi Tombs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Uganda Museum, where the nation’s rich heritage is beautifully preserved. 

The Sheraton Kampala Hotel is a leading five-star luxury hotel that offers state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities that foster an atmosphere of collaboration and innovation.


Host Institution

Cavendish University Uganda

Established in 2008 and accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), Cavendish University Uganda (CUU) is a leading Private University in Uganda with a large student population from over 47 countries.

More than 10,000 students have graduated from CUU in many different disciplines at certificate, diploma, bachelor’s, and master’s levels since its inception.

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