Vice-Chancellor of Mzuzu University Professor John Kalenga Saka made the remarks during the graduation ceremony of the 23rd congregation.
Saka said human capital development for self-reliance is critical in achieving a better Malawi.
“Our emphasis is on promoting human capital and skills development among students so that they should be able to utilise the skills they have gained through their studies,” Said Professor Saka.
According to Professor Saka, Mzuzu University is collaborating with different stakeholders to ensure the relevance of the country's tertiary education.
One of the Nursing and Midwifery graduates, Kondwani Kasambala said he is ready to contribute to the betterment of Malawians and further urged the continuing students to dedicate themselves and remain visionary.
“I would like to encourage other students to keep on working hard if they want to fulfil their dreams,” said Kasambala.
Meanwhile, a total of 841 students have graduated from the faculties of Education, Health Sciences, Tourism and Hospitality Management among others. They have been awarded certificates, diplomas, and degrees. Reported by Jack Sichali, MBC Online Services.
Deputy Minister of Education, Madalitso Wirima Kambauwa, represented President Dr Lazarus Chakwera during the ceremony.