26 Universities Risk Closure over Expired Licences

26 Universities Risk Closure over Expired Licences

National Council for Higher Education revealed that over 26 private Universities have expired provisional licences. The universities received a warning from the council yesterday imploring them to renew their licences with in a period of one year or stand to be closed. Other 11 Universities had their license reaching the expiry date and majority operating […]

Agriculture Graduates Acquire Advanced Farming Skills in Israel

Agriculture Graduates Acquire Advanced Farming Skills in Israel

Ugandan agricultural graduates have acquired advanced skills at Danziger Group of Companies in Israel through the Youth skilling Programe. The training was a result of  Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Uganda in 2016 and is fully funded by the Israel government. Students from 13 Ugandan institutions were awarded with certificate. The Universities are; […]

Uganda should make Universities Free just Like Liberia -UPC

Uganda should make Universities Free just Like Liberia -UPC

The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has advised the Uganda government to borrow a leaf from Liberia and make University education free to all Ugandan students. In a press conference held at Uganda house on Wednesday, Michael Osinde, the UPC spokesperson showed concern on the number of students admitted to higher education compared to the number of […]

UWONET Inter-University Freshers Camp Addresses Sexual Violence at Campus

UWONET Inter-University Freshers Camp Addresses Sexual Violence at Campus

University students have been urged to be aware of and fight sexual violence at their numerous campuses. This was during the Inter-University freshers camp organised by Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) that hosted a total of 150 students from Universities across Uganda at Makerere University main campus. Angella Asiimwe, a legal officer at FIDA Uganda who also works […]

Sweden To Stop Funding Public Universities In Uganda

Sweden To Stop Funding Public Universities In Uganda

According to the the Swedish ambassador to Uganda,Mr Per Lindgard,  the issue of funding universities is a matter of development of and for a country, and needs to be steered nationally. “We expect the government of Uganda and the universities shall allocate more local funding to post-graduate training and research and that new ways of […]

Mbarara University of Science and Technology Sets Date for 25th Graduation Ceremony

Mbarara University of Science and Technology Sets Date for 25th Graduation Ceremony

The academic registrar of Mbarara University of Science and Technology has announced that the 25th Graduation Ceremony will be held on 27th October 2018. Martha Kyoshaba Twinamasiko said the function will be held at Kihumuro Campus Grounds starting at 8:00 am. She notes that graduands should pay shs. 82,750= (Eighty Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty Shillings Only) bank […]

296 to Graduate at UCU Mbale University College

296 to Graduate at UCU Mbale University College

A total of 296 students are set to graduate with masters, bachelor’s degrees and diplomas at Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mbale University College Campus in eastern Uganda on Friday 27th July 2018. According to the graduation list, 57% females) while 43% are males. A total of 21 students (13 females and 8 males) will graduate with […]

Government to Take Over Busoga University & Mountains of the Moon University as Public Universities

Government to Take Over Busoga University & Mountains of the Moon University as Public Universities

Government through the Ministry of Education and Sports is planning to take over Busoga University & Mountains of the Moon University as Public Universities. This follows a letter dated 8th January 2018 by the President of Uganda, Yoweri K Museveni  to the Ministry of Education and Sports directing that government takes over Mountains of the […]