Makerere university visitation committee to hold public dialogue on higher education

Makerere university visitation committee to hold public dialogue on higher education

Makerere University visitation committee headed by Dr. Abel Rwendeire is holding a public dialogue on higher education on Tuesday 23 2017 at the President’s Office auditorium. ‘The linkage Between Higher Education and National Development’, is the theme of the dialogue. It is aimed at addressing critical issues affecting institutions of higher learning in Uganda. Dr. Abel […]

Yaaka Digital Learning Network shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Yaaka Digital Learning Network shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Yaaka Digital Learning Network, a digital multimedia learning platform aimed at improving learning in Uganda and enable easy access to online academic materials and online classes has been shortlisted among the finalists for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The Africa Prize encourages ambitious and talented sub-Saharan African engineers from all disciplines to apply their skills to […]

Ndejje University hailed for technological advancement

Ndejje University hailed for technological advancement

The Government of Uganda has recognized Ndejje University’s commercial value in propelling the country’s development through technological and scientific innovations. The Minister for General Duties in the Prime Minister’s Office, Mrs. Mary Karoro Okurut made the remarks during the university’s silver jubilee celebrations and launch of the Academia – Public Private Partnership for National Development […]

Why Government sponsored students at Public Universities are not happy

Why Government sponsored students at Public Universities are not happy

By Ali Kanyankole and Philimon Badagawa The joy of securing admission as a government sponsored student at Kyambogo University was just recently celebrated in August 2016 not just by Jackline Abol and her mother, but relatives and friends in Angit, Kotido district. Having survived through primary and secondary school with family members contributing fees and […]

Who is the worst dictator?

Who is the worst dictator?

Amidst fear for their children’s neglect, sadden dismissal and the unanswerable questions, parents’ obedience to school demands seem to act as a source of comfort to school heads and proprietors leaving many parents with worrying concerns and in financial dilemmas. “I just paid for a trip last term and worst still; the school fees have […]

University of Kisubi starts technical and vocational courses

University of Kisubi starts technical and vocational courses

University of Kisubi has started teaching technical and vocational courses. The hands-on courses started in the August/2016 intake. The Assistant communications officer, Mr Senteza Charles says the development is in line with the government’s call for practical courses. The Vocational courses being taught at University of Kisubi at certificate level include: Carpentry and joinery Cosmetology […]

Team University VC Prof.Lutalo calls for government funding at Institutions of Higher learning

Team University VC Prof.Lutalo calls for government funding at Institutions of Higher learning

Prof.Lutalo Bosa has called for more government funding at institutions of higher learning in Uganda. Though the educationist is in agreement with the government’s move of liberalizing the education sector, he is worried that government has not done much to fund research at institutions of Higher learning. “The coming in of the private sector should not […]

Dr.John Muyingo advises students to utilize scholarships to harness marketable skills abroad

Dr.John Muyingo advises students to utilize scholarships to harness marketable skills abroad

The Ministry of Education and Sports has asked students who are given education sponsorship abroad to utilize this opportunity and attain skills that will enable them get jobs as government struggles to add on more employment opportunities for the youth. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo while […]

Livingstone International University passes out 21 graduates

Livingstone International University passes out 21 graduates

Livingstone International University has passed out 21 graduates at the 2nd graduation ceremony held on Saturday 11, June 2016 at the university’s main campus in Mbale- Namakwekwe. Graduates were awarded degrees in different academic courses. The function was presided over by the University Chancellor, Prof Shawn Taylor. Prof Shawn urged students to use the knowledge acquired […]

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