UCU received accreditation to teach Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBchB) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in February 2018
Over 62 students, including 35 females and 27 males have been admitted to the school and will make up the pioneer UCUSoM classes.
Of the 62, 53 students are doing MBchB while 9 students are doing BDS.
Lectures at the school started on August 28th, 2018.
Prime minister Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda is to be the Chief guest at the launch.
Also in attendance will be the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and Chancellor Uganda Christian University (UCU) The Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, UCU Vice Chancellor Rev. Canon Dr. John Senyonyi among other dignitaries. The function starts at 9:30 am with the arrival of guests.
The launch will also double as a fundraising for UCUSoM.