Chinese Embassy Offers 30 Scholarships to Makerere University Students

Chinese Embassy Offers 30 Scholarships to Makerere University Students

The Chinese Embassy in Uganda has offered 30 scholarships to Makerere University. The scholarships are to be awarded to continuing students in various Colleges for Academic Year 2018/2019. These scholarships shall be administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD), Makerere University. The total scholarship offer is UGX2,800,000 (Two million, eight hundred thousand shillings only) for […]

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

Staff at Public Universities Plan to Strike

The staff at public universities in Uganda have agreed to go on strike over government’s failure to allocate money for their salary increment in the 2018/2019 budget. The decision to lay down their tools was reached during a meeting attended by different staff associations from the public universities across the country. The meeting was held […]

Uganda Christian University Signs MoU with Uganda Red Cross Society to Save Lives

Uganda Christian University Signs MoU with Uganda Red Cross Society to Save Lives

Uganda Christian University (UCU) and the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at harnessing their collective strength to save lives, serve communities, and improve documentation and knowledge sharing, UCU’s Public Relations officer, Micheal Mubangizi says. The signing took place at UCU main campus in Mukono with UCU Vice Chancellor […]

Ndejje University Promotes Student Exchange Programme

Ndejje University Promotes Student Exchange Programme

Prof. Eriabu Lugujjo, Ndejje University Vice Chancellor has underscored internationalization as one of key pillars in the university’s strategic plan towards building quality academic, professional programmes and producing graduates of integrity. Prof. Lugujjo made the remarks while inducting eleven intern students of Public Health and speech pathology from Southern Illinois University, USA and Ndejje University students […]

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

Counseling Can Reduce Drug Abuse and Mental Health Cases at Universities

The use of alcohol and other substances during adolescence and early adulthood has become a serious public health problem at some universities and colleges in Uganda. This can be seen by the high number of patients admitted to Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital, majority of whom are university and high school students suffering from alcohol and […]

Mbarara University Launches Research Ethics Education Program

Mbarara University Launches Research Ethics Education Program

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on 15th May 2018 launched the Mbarara University Research Ethics Education Program (MUREEP). The program aims at supporting training and mentoring activities to foster the growth of socially and culturally sensitive research ethics knowledge and skills at MUST and the surrounding region. It is a collaboration between MUST […]

Opening of Soroti University Blocked by NCHE

Opening of Soroti University Blocked by NCHE

With a visual impression that the administration block featuring 16 lecture theatres, lecture halls, eight science laboratories, eight tutorial rooms and laboratories designed specifically for medicine, engineering and associated science courses, Soroti University is going to be one of the grate Public universities in Uganda. But National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) says Soroti University […]

IUIU Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language Introduces More Co-current Diplomas

IUIU Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language Introduces More Co-current Diplomas

The Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language (FISAL) has introduced three con-current diplomas at the Islamic University in Uganda Kampala campus. They include Diploma in law, Diploma in Public Administration, and Diploma in Mass Media to supplement on the BA Sharia and BA Islamic Studies. The Faculty Dean, Dr. Abdulhafiz Walusimbi said the Co-current […]

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