Professor Sankat is now a Commonwealth “Honorary Fellow”

By on September 18, 2019

San Ignacio, CAYO. Wednesday, September 18, 2019. The President of the University of Belize, Professor Emeritus Clement Sankat, has been conferred with the title of Honorary Fellow from the Commonwealth of Learning.

Professor Clement Sankat received Honorary Fellow
(Picture courtesy University of Belize)

The Commonwealth of Learning was established three decades ago by the Commonwealth Heads of Government and is designed to promote the development ands sharing of open learning and distance education among Commonwealth countries.

The award was conferred on Profesor Emeritus sankat during the ninth Pan- Commonwealth Forum which was held in Edinburgh, Scotland marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Open University.

Professor Emeritus Sankat has been involved in the field of higher education in the Caribbean for over four decades and has served as Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus in Trinidad and Tobago.

Professor Emeritus Clement Sankat receives award
(Photo courtesy University of Belize)

He is currently the president of Belize’s national university, the University of Belize.

He has been lauded for his contributions “in the area of agro-innovation and agribusiness within the Caribbean, administrative leadership and for
his ability to increase student access to higher education.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *