Public Relation & International Affairs Directorate

Dear readers, Welcome!

Wachemo University is one of the Higher Education Institutions of Ethiopia which is found in South West of South Nations Nationalities and Peoples regional state in Haddiya Zone, Hossana town which is 230Km far from Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. Its foundation was laid in its current location in 2009G.C. For the first time, the university inaugurated teaching and learning process with its first batch of 538(five hundred thirty eight) students in four faculties and twelve departments.

However, in the past few years, WCU made astonishing progress in program extensions and various campus expansions. Therefore , currently the university is running its teaching and learning programs in three compasses such as WCU main campus , Durame campus which is located at ‘kemebata Temebaro Zone ‘, and Nigist Elleni Mohamed memorial Hospital campuses in Hossana town .

Now, in WCU there are 48(forty eight) undergraduate programs and 4 (four) graduate programs in six colleges and two schools. Totally, including evening, weekend and summer students, there are around 23500(twenty three thousands five hundred students). From these, around 14000 students are regular students.

Furthermore, WCU is concerned in demand driven and problem solving research works and community services conduction. As part of community services and engagement projects , four agricultural and technology transfer centers such as shone ,’shenkola’ ,’lembuda’ and main campus centers clasp a number of ongoing and new projects .

In general, currently there are around 23500 students, more than 1000 academic staffs and more than 900 administration staff in Wachemo University. All these people are governed under administrative and academic wings administrations. For example under president office of WCU, there are around seven directorates such as Institutional reform , internal Audit , Anticorruption ,Gender affairs , HIV/AIDS ,institutional Planning and Public Relation and international affairs directorates.

To wind up here, WCU Public Relation and international affairs directorate as its vision will aspire to make Wachemo University “one of the first class and home of brilliants” University at list first in east Africa since 2024 G.c. Also, its mission will be to strengthen goodwill and effective public relation within the university and with outside international universities of the globe. Finally, to achieve our university vision and mission, we use proper communication as key for successful achievements of vision and mission of WCU at large. Thank you!

Let your light shine in the society!

Mr . Sebesebachew Hailemichael Tekalegn (MA in TEFL)

Public Relation & International Affairs Directorate, Director