Founded in 2014, Central University, formerly known as the Canadian University of Modern Technology, proudly embraces educational innovation and excellence. In 2008, Mr. Muckson Sesay established the Ishaak Muckson Innovative Technology Training Center to provide essential hardware and software training for youths in Sierra Leone, fostering a new generation of skilled professionals.
Mr. Sesay’s dedication to strengthening education in Sierra Leone caught the attention of philanthropist Mr. Wesley Penner, who recognized the potential for transformative impact in the country. Mr. Penner provided the financial resources necessary for the establishment and construction of the state-of-the-art Central University in the remote community of Mile 91, in northern Sierra Leone. This partnership has equipped the university with cutting-edge technology and facilities that are unparalleled in Sierra Leone, positioning Central University as a leader in the field of technology and innovation.
Central University offers a diverse range of undergraduate programs that cater to the ever-evolving needs of the global workforce. These programs, combined with a dedicated faculty of accomplished scholars, ensure that students receive a world-class education, empowering them to become leaders in their respective fields.
Currently, Central University has earned several national recognition for its creative and innovative competitiveness in the country. It stands as the most sophisticated and technologically advanced tertiary institution in Sierra Leone, featuring both TV and radio stations for its students’ practical. These media outlets provide students with hands-on experience in broadcasting, journalism, and media production, further enhancing their skills and employability.
In addition to its academic excellence, Central University is committed to fostering a vibrant and inclusive campus culture. The university offers a wide array of extracurricular activities, clubs, and societies that encourage personal growth, social engagement, and leadership development. By providing a supportive and nurturing environment, Central University equips its students with the tools they need to succeed both academically and personally.
As Central University continues to grow and expand, it remains steadfast in its mission to provide high-quality, innovative education that empowers students and contributes to the development of the West African region. With a strong foundation in technology and a commitment to excellence, Central University is poised to make a lasting impact on the lives of its students and the communities it serves.