Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital Technologies - Dean's Message

Dear students, first and foremost let me congratulate you for having secured a seat at the Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital Technologies. It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the faculty for a highly fruitful academic and intellectual journey.

Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital Technologies (FoICDT) has been set-up to essentially respond to the significant human resource needs, in terms of quantity and quality, of the country to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector the main pillar of the economy. One of the core tasks of the FoICDT is to provide high quality ICT education and training of international standards so as to increase the global competitiveness of Mauritius.

The different programme of studies offered at FoICDT will allow you to apply cutting edge technologies to creatively design and develop efficient and robust computer systems. The programmes will also allow you to grow as a mature professional and be able to take leadership roles with good knowledge of computing solutions in interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary areas. Moreover, students will develop the essential technical and soft skills to seamlessly make the transition from University to the IT industry and adapt to a professional environment.

During your stay at the faculty you will be required to strictly abide by all the UoM rules and regulations. You are required to regularly consult the UoM website for information regarding your respective programme structure. Note also the primary channel of communication will be e-mail and thus you are required to verify your emails on a regular basis. Moreover, as a student of this University you are expected to show ethical behaviour and mutual respect.

You are encouraged to actively engage with the local communities in order to formulate computing solutions that is responsive to their needs and to become engaged citizens. You are also encouraged to participate in the different events and activities organized by the University and the student community. Indeed you should actively participate in the University life; engage in peer-discussions and reflections; interact with alumni and industry partners and participate in extra-curricular activities that foster your cultural, political, sporting and artistic interests.

With these few words I sincerely wish you all the best for an enriching experience at the University of Mauritius.

Associate Professor (Dr) Kavi Kumar Khedo, SMIEEE, MACM
Dean of Faculty of Information Communications & Digital Technologies

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