University of Ulster - Model planning for Malawi

October 8, 2009

Students in Malawi are to be trained in urban and regional planning under a partnership between three universities. The University of Ulster is pairing up with Mzuzu University and Malawi Polytechnic in Blantyre to develop regional-planning degree programmes and find employment for graduates in the sector. It is hoped that the degrees will become models for planning education in southern Africa. The team-up is supported by a £59,700 grant from the Education Partnerships in Africa scheme, awarded to Ulster by Northern Ireland's Department for Employment and Learning and the British Council.

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