The Institute of Business Studies (IBS) recently brought together all staff, students and associates at a reunion ball to celebrate the university’s 30 years of providing quality private education in the country. The reunion ball is also an initiative of the IBS Alumni Association to bring together all former students to work together to support education and other community development initiatives.
The inaugural IBS Alumni Ball saw former and current students of IBS, together with staffs all attended. It is an annual fundraising event for the IBS Alumni Association. It also brought together former students, to work together to support education initiatives, promote employment, and other community development initiatives.
In the same event, IBS also celebrated its thirty years of providing quality private education in the country. It started by providing school leavers with TVET courses at its 6 Mile campus in Port Moresby and grew into a university. Over the years, more that 20 thousand students have graduated from the institution.
According to founder, Sir Mick Nades, they have partnered with the Southern Cross University in Australia, to offer some of their degree courses here in the country. He also highlighted some other programs the university is involved in.
IBS University was approved by the government in 2016 and gazetted in 2017.
The founder said though they have outstanding issues with the department of Higher Education, it is a legal university.
By Rayon Lakingu – ENTV News, Port Moresby