UKH Launches Creativity & Entrepreneurship Centre

2 months ago

On December 9th 2020, University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) officially launched Creativity and Entrepreneurship Centre (CEC), which is the first university-based entrepreneurship centre in the Kurdistan Region. The centre contributes both to the advancement of knowledge and the practice of entrepreneurship.

The event started with opening remarks from UKH Vice President of Academic Affairs and Research, Dr. Heja Sindi with the presence of UKH staff and students.

The centre aims at pushing research and youth entrepreneurship forward in the Kurdistan Region and to become a powerful national catalyst between the government, the private sector, and academia.

“We are keen to receive creative ideas at CEC and offer support to develop those ideas into projects” said Heja Sindi, stressing out the importance of the centre in motivating youth and women to start thinking of their own businesses at an early age.

UKH CEC is set to kick off its projects in December 2020 with a vision to become the region’s leading centre stimulating entrepreneurship through training and research. While the mission is to develop an entrepreneurial culture and mindset among university students and the general public and to assist in the creation of entrepreneurs. The Centre will enhance the community to view entrepreneurship as a viable career choice.

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