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University of Mauritius


The University of Mauritius (UoM) was founded in 1956 and is the premier University of the island, Since 2017, the UoM has embarked on a modernisation strategy, positioning itself as a research-engaged and entrepreneurial institution.

Professor S K Sobhee
Acting Vice-Chancellor & Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academia)

The new vision, centered on innovation, empowers the human, intellectual, business and social capital of the country. To achieve this vision, UoM has adopted the Learner Centered Credit System (LCCS) which will further enhance independent leaning and promote outcome-based Programmes for the benefit of the student population. The UoM is collaborating with overseas institutions namely the University of Arizona, USA CY Cergy Paris Université, France and University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Canada to offer dual degree programs. The UoM is also championing the SDGs and the development of an eco and smart campus. The University has obtained accreditation for 6 programmes offered by the Faculty of Engineering by ECSA (Engineering Council of South Africa). It has also obtained accreditation for its BSc(Hons) Chemistry. Moreover, The UoM is working in closed collaboration with the industry with the industry with the presence on campus of Accenture and Ceridian others.


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