During the period between the 29th and the 31st of July 2019, the Pan African University, institute of Water and Energy Sciences (including Climate Change) PAUWES hosted the Student Selection Committee 2019.
The 2019 Student Selection Committee spent three (03) days reviewing more than 1318 applications in the four (04) Master programs that PAUWES offers (Energy Policy, Energy Engineering, Water Policy, Water Engineering) with a female ratio of 23%. This year student application saw a participation of 11 new countries (Guinea, Central Africa Republic, Morocco, South Sudan, Djibouti, Namibia, Libya, Gabon, South Africa, Lesotho and Angola).
Prof. Abdellatif Zerga, the PAUWES Director, started with a plenary session welcoming the esteemed committee members from all over the continent and highlighting the growth of PAUWES lead by the commitment of its staff. Also, the director thanked the professors and the high experts in Energy and Water that helps in building the quality at PAUWES to select the best students for the 6th cohort.
Prof. Abdellatif zerga reminded the committee about the mission of PAUWES as an institute that graduates students to help the African population to solve their problems, guidelines from AUC/HRST were presented to the committee to facilitate the selection process.
After two days, interviews were done with the selected applicants and results will be communicated very soon.