Minister Pandor to address graduates
By Anele Siwa
24 June 2008
The Minister for Education Naledi Pandor will on Tuesday deliver a keynote address at the African Institute for Mathematical Science graduation ceremony in Muizenberg.
“AIMS is a unique partnership between the three universities in the Western Cape and three European universities which are: Cambridge, Oxford and Paris-Sud-XI,” says Pandor.
According to Pandor as from the opening in September 2003 AIMS has fast gained international acknowledgment as centre of excellence preparing students for research and teaching careers in the quantitative sciences.
“AIMS recruit students from all over Africa for an intensive nine moth course thought by outstanding international lectures, building research skills through research exposure to cutting edge,” she added.
Pandor says AIMS graduates continue to advanced programmes in broad range of scientific fields.