JU has been exerting its utmost effort to establish contact and work together with industries as part of forming strong industry university linkages. In a bid to foment the already existing efforts a consultative meeting was held at JU with government institutions that can facilitate links with industries.
JU students celebrated their 4th Students’ Day at Gibe hall on May 31, 2015. On this event, Jimma University president, Dr. Fikre Lemessa made an opining remark that highlighted the achievements made by the students to realize the mission of the university.
Delegates from BMCE Bank of Africa arrived to Jimma University on the 6th of May, 2015 for a two days official visit. The Delegates, Mrs. SorayaSebti, BMCE director in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility and Mrs. Aminata Sene, Award Visual Communication Officer were welcomed by Dr.
‘Book for Africa’, a USA based organization, donated 39,000 books of different disciplines to JU on April 22/2015. As the organization’s mission is collecting, sorting, shipping and distributing books to students of all ages in Africa, these books are meant to be distributed and used in all levels of education found in Jimma and its surrounding.