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Monitronic Success College in Namibia is a private tertiary institution that offers internationally accredited qualifications from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) as well as City & Guilds International.
The college, established in 2000, is accredited by the Namibian Qualifications Authority (NQA) and has since grown to become one of the biggest private colleges in Namibia with an estimated annual intake of 2000. In fulfilment of its mandate to provide Namibians with quality education, Monitronic Success College now has colleges in Otjiwarongo, Ondangwa, Oshakati and Walvisbay.
The College has highly qualified tutors with a reputation of producing excellent results to ensure that students get the best educational service and value for their money. The institution adheres to the recruitment regulations set by Namibia’s NQA. Courses offered by the colleges are accredited by international examining boards like the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM-UK), Association of business Executives (ABE-UK) , City and Guilds International , LCM, Business computing Examinations ( BCE) etc. Monitronic Success College is in the process of seeking accreditation from South African Qualifications Authority.
As a privately run entity that does not receive Government funding, Monitronic Success College boasts of a sound management system that has contributed to the growth and good reputation of the institution that is giving quality, sustainable and market driven education that rivals the established institutions in the country.
In keeping with the college’s endeavour to be the leader in private tertiary education, the college offers hostel and boarding facilities on its Otjiwarongo campus. The college continues to come up with innovative ideas to improve the quality of service delivery.
As part of the college’s social responsibility, management in 2006 se aside funds to sponsor a soccer team as way of making the youths productive and keeping them off the streets and indulging in criminal activities. The move has benefitted disadvantaged youths realize their talents in extramural activities. The team currently plays in the NFA Southern Stream First Division and the college gives full scholarships to its players who are interested in pursuing further education, thus promoting a sense of responsibility and empowerment amongst the youths.
In 2008 the director of the college, Monica Mwalengwa Matty-Nyaungwa, was awarded a joint top prize at the Standard Bank Women of Excellence Competition as recognition for her efforts in fighting poverty and illiteracy in the country by providing scholarships to disadvantaged children.
Monitronic Success College takes sports seriously as part of its extra curricula activities and human development. Last year the college made history by becoming the first private college to collect a gold medal in men’s soccer, ahead of reputable teams like Polytechnic of Namibia and Unam.
Dr. Daniel Nyaungwa, the College Principal takes pride in the institution’s ability to produce good results from students who would have previously failed grade 10 or 12 at other Government schools.
Nyaungwa said the college’s advancement efforts are slowed down by lack of financial support from the Government and NQA’s slowness in processing students’ submissions while Polytechnic of Namibia and Unam’s are given priority.