New Requirements for Law Development Centre (LDC) Bar Course Application

New Requirements for Law Development Centre (LDC) Bar Course Application

As Uganda continues to look for ways of ensuring learning during the corona virus (COVID 19) pandemic, the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has approved the Law Development Centre (LDC) Bar Course to conduct online teaching. However, the new normal has come with more requirements to both the continuing students and those who wish […]

National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) Orders Closure of Uganda Christian University (UCU), St Augustine International University and Busitema University Medical Schools

National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) Orders Closure of Uganda Christian University (UCU), St Augustine International University and Busitema University Medical Schools

National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) under the East African Community (EAC)  ordered closure of  three University medical schools  due to  lack of appropriate infrastructure to facilitate medical courses. The three Universities were also told to stop admitting and to distribute already admitted students to other universities with the requisite infrastructure until they satisfy the […]

Prof. Elly Katunguka Appointed National Council of Higher Education chairperson

Prof. Elly Katunguka Appointed National Council of Higher Education chairperson

Kyambogo University ice Chancellor, Professor Elly Katunguka Rwakishaya has been given another heavy duty from President Yoweri Museveni . He has been appointed  as the Chairperson of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)., a body that regulates institutions of higher learning in Uganda. He takes over from Professor Pen Mogi, former Vice Chancellor of Gulu University […]

NCHE Delays Graduation of 500 Students of Muteesa I Royal University

NCHE Delays Graduation of 500 Students of Muteesa I Royal University

The National Council for Higher Education-NCHE has delayed graduation of over 500 students Muteesa I Royal University over failure to reach the required standards. The council states that some of the courses offered at the University lacked accreditation and the quality was below the minimum standards.The council has instructed the Buganda Kingdom’s university to suspend […]

National Council for Higher Education(NCHE) Speaks Out on KIU Degrees Probe Claims

National Council for Higher Education(NCHE) Speaks Out on KIU Degrees Probe Claims

The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has denied allegations going around in media that they had started a probe into Kampala International University (KIU) degrees. Last week, media reports indicated that NCHE had started investigations into the university  for teaching uncredited courses. According to Dr. Alex Kagume, the Executive Director NCHE,  he is not the source of […]

 Government to Investigate Kampala International University(KIU) Courses

 Government to Investigate Kampala International University(KIU) Courses

The government of Uganda under the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has started investigations on  the nature of degree courses offered at Kampala International University (KIU). According to the NCHE acting executive director, Dr Alex Kagume, the council has received numerous reports that some of the programmes offered at the University are not recognised. […]

Over 1 billion Uganda shillings squandered at Soroti University

Over 1 billion Uganda shillings squandered at Soroti University

Atleast 1 billion Uganda shillings has been reportedly mismanaged at Soroti University even before official opening. The report from an internal audit  dated August 2, 2018 which focused on the months of April to June raises concerns of how 1 billion shillings was grossly mismanaged in double payments, to hire lawyers, university contractors and paying […]