Africa’s Largest Inter-University Hackathon brings Students Together on Zindi for Data Science

Africa’s Largest Inter-University Hackathon brings Students Together on Zindi for Data Science

More than $10 000 USD in prizes were awarded to data science students from 9 African countries UmojaHack Africa 2021 was an unprecedented success, bringing more than 1000 students from 126 universities across Africa to compete on Zindi (www.Zindi.africa) in a virtual machine learning hackathon on the weekend of 27-28 March. More than $10 000 […]

Islamic University in Uganda Football Team Mbale Triumphing and Grooming Morals in Students

Islamic University in Uganda Football team has grown through the taste of time and is wining major games in the region and beyond. The team has also played a big part in instilling morals in students especially the players. The teams background In an interview with the captain of IUIU football team Mr. Mubaraka Kaggwa […]

The Fate of Online Learning at Islamic University in Uganda amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, all learning institutions including universities in Uganda resorted to online learning. The new learning approach followed President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s closure of all learning institutions in the wake of the novel coronavirus.  The aim of the closure was to safeguard learners and students from contracting the deadly virus in congested areas. The […]

UCU Library Receives Books from Network for Christian University Higher Education

UCU Library Receives  Books from Network for Christian University Higher Education

Uganda Christian University (UCU) has received a 39-book consignment donated by the International Network for Christian Higher Education (INCHE) While receiving the books, UCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi said this will be additional support for training staff members in integrating faith and learning. He added that the books will also help Institute of Faith Learning and […]

Universities Asked Not to Fully Reopen

Universities Asked Not to Fully Reopen

Universities and other Higher Institutions of learning have been directed not to open fully until formal communication is received from the government. According to Professor Mary J. N. Okwakol, the Executive Director, National Council for Higher Education-NCHE, they have received several requests from higher institutions of learning, requesting to open for all students. She, however, […]

MUBS Lecturers Declare a Sit-Down Strike Over Salary Disparities

MUBS Lecturers Declare a Sit-Down Strike Over Salary Disparities

The Academic staff of Makerere University Business School (MUBS) While addressing the press on 04th October 2020, Lecturers declared a sit-down strike due to Government’s failure to resolve the ten-year-long dispute over salary disparities. The lecturers threatened not to teach when the university reopens on 15th October for final year students. The lecturers have further […]

Kyambogo University Student Dies in Fatal Accident

Kyambogo University Student Dies in Fatal Accident

On 12th August 2020, Mathias Ssenabulya, a second-year Telecomm Engineering student at Kyambogo University passed on at Mulago Hospital. According to sources, Ssenabulya was involved in a fatal motor accident on Monday 10th august 2020 when a boda boda he boarded was knocked by a speeding vehicle. Mathias was then rushed to Mulago Hospital unconscious […]

Makerere University Cancels Admission to Bachelor of Dental Surgery 2020/2021 Academic Year

Makerere University Cancels Admission to Bachelor of Dental Surgery 2020/2021 Academic Year

Makerere university has cancelled plans for admission of first year students to Bachelor of Dental Surgery for the academic year 2020/2021 according to information from the office of the academic registrar. “This is to inform all applicants to admission to Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) for first year students for 2020/2021 Academic Year has been […]

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