Eight universities in Ethiopia on Sunday graduated more than 50,000 students with first, second and third degrees.The universities are Addis Ababa, Haremaya, Mekelle, Gondar, Arbaminch, Jimma, Wollo and Adama universities.
Addis Ababa and Mekelle universities graduated 10,900 and 8,289 students, respectively, whereas University of Gondar and Arba Minch University graduated 6,740 and 5,513 students, respectively.
Similarly, Haremaya University and Jimma University (in two rounds) graduated 8,479 and 5, 337 students, respectively
Wollo University and Adama Science and Technology University also graduated 2, 970 and 2,595 students, respectively.
More than 150,000 students will graduate from higher learning institutions this Ethiopian academic year. The country’s Government Communication Affairs Office said in a statement.
More than 28 million people are currently attending their elementary, secondary and territory education across the country.
In addition to the existing 36 government universities, additional 11 new universities will begin enrolling students next Ethiopian academic year, the office’s statement said.