“You need to learn how to employ yourselves”, President tells Kyambogo graduands

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President Museveni urged Kyambogo University graduands to use the skills they have attained to employ themselves and others so as to supplement government’s employment and development efforts. In a speech read on his behalf by the Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi, Museveni said graduates should continuously re-invent themselves to remain relevant by focusing on the needs of people. “It is your ability and skills to contribute to sustainable social, economic transformation of communities. Be patriotic, disciplined and have a positive attitude,” Museveni is quoted as saying at Kyambogo’s 15th graduation…

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Over 7000 students graduate at Kyambogo University

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At least 7,000 students will graduate at Kyambogo University today with management also allowing even those who have not paid full tuition fees to graduate. The phased three-day graduation starts today at the university campus in Nakawa Division, Kampala. The vice chancellor, Prof Elly Katunguka, yesterday told journalists that unlike the previous years where tuition defaulters were not allowed to graduate, the university has this time round decided to consider only academic requirements as opposed to finance considerations. Prof Katunguka, however, said much as the fees defaulting students will be…

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Kampala Parents’ school candidates given farewell party

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Kampala Parents School primary seven candidates were on Tuesday treated to an elegant glamorous  party. The luxury party that was well attended by parents and pupils was characterized by all kinds of fun, drama, eats and drinks as the ‘former’ PLE candidates toasted farewell to each other including their teachers and other school administrators and staff. Rajiv Ruparelia who happens to be the Managing Director of the school applauded the school administrators and teachers for grooming  Uganda’s future leaders (pupils). Rajiv rallied the pupils to carry on with the same discipline,…

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Kampala Parents’ school candidates dedicated to God ahead of their final exams

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It is always a norm for schools to dedicate their candidates to God before they approach their final exams. Like the way it has always been, yesterday Kampala Parent’s school candidates were prayed for and dedicated to the almighty God ahead of their forthcoming Primary leaving examinations. The dedication service was conducted Fr Ruzindana. While presiding over the ceremony, the priest thanked the management of the school for nurturing the pupils in a Godly manner and also commended the administration ans the entire community for the team work.

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OCTOBER: The breast cancer awareness month

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Breast cancer is a common and widespread non communicable health concern for the society, increasing burden over the health care sector expenses. In sub Saharan Africa , current reports reveals an increasing number of breast cancer cases diagnosed in ages 35-49 years with many presenting at advanced late stage disease. Average incidence rate for sub Saharan Africa including Uganda and northern Africa estimates about 25 per 100000 women population mostly presenting in advanced stages requiring different modalities of treatment simultaneously with less cure rate. To address the challenge of reducing…

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Makerere students to receive transcripts before graduation

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Makerere University management has started printing transcripts for the January 2019 graduation ahead of the ceremony. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe said the early printing of the transcripts is aimed at providing the graduands with their academic documents before they graduate. He said they have printed the transcripts for the School of Law and will continue for other colleges which have submitted complete results to the Senate. The four colleges whose transcripts are also going to be printed include Makerere University Business School in Nakawa, College…

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Makerere University ranked 5th in Africa

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Makerere University is Africa’s fifth best university, and top-most outside of South Africa, according to the latest world university rankings. “At number five rank according to the Times Higher Education latest rankings, Makerere remains the top university in Africa outside South Africa. We are on the move to greater heights,” said the University Vice Chancellor, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe. The survey, now in its 15th year, evaluated 1001 universities worldwide based on their teaching, research, knowledge transfers and international outlook. Globally, Makerere ranks below the 500th position, the United States’ universities…

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Kampala International School (KISU) holds blood donation drive

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Kampala International School (KISU) held a blood donation drive at the school premises in a call to increase the volumes of blood at the blood Bank Nakasero. The function that started at 9:00am was spearheaded by the students with support from the school administration. When asked as to why this exercise was conducted one of the students who was among the organizers said that they did so because they wanted to increase on the volumes of blood at the blood bank. They also conducted the exercise as a Corporate Social…

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A one on one with Dr. Krishna Sharma VC. Victoria University on reducing unemployment in Uganda

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Victoria University is one of the top and fastest growing Universities in Uganda and standing out as a centre of academic excellence in the region. Started operation in 2010, the university offers fresh and intellectually stimulating environment that nurtures critical thinkers. Daily Inspector managed to have a one on one with the Vice Chancellor and below is how the interview went. Qn. Briefly tell us about Victoria University Dr Sharma: The University actually started in 2010 and got its license in December the same year and that time it was…

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Victoria University holds 3rd graduation ceremony

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Over 50 students graduated with degrees and diplomas from different disciplines at Victoria University. While awarding the honours to the students, Emmanuel Katongole the executive chairman of Cipla Uganda, urged the graduands to apply the skills acquired from class to become influential entrepreneurs in the world saying this will reduce on the rate of unemployment. By 8: 00 am, the graduands from different disciplines had made their way to Kabira Country Club to receive their honours waiting anxiously At 9:00, a procession led by the Chairman of the University Rajiv…

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Victoria University, One World Health, Byon8 Sign MoU to Implement Health Diagnostic Tool in Uganda

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Kampala -Uganda: Victoria University one of the fastest rising universities in Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding with Swedish top med-tech company to help in implementing and evaluating efficiency of artificial intelligence diagnostic support platform. The memorandum of understanding was signed between Victoria University and One World Health and Byon8 at Victoria Tower in Kampala. Byon8 is a Swedish Med-tech company developing intelligence technology for health care sector in Sweden and worldwide. The company seeks to develop the next generation of health care using technologies such as artificial intelligence…

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Victoria University Students Open Nutrition Club At Miriam Duggan Primary School

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Victoria University Students on internship at Kamwokya Christian Caring Community (KCCC), Joanita Nalule, Rebecca Suubi and Daphine Kyampire, last week launched their brain child, a Nutrition Club at Miriam Duggan Primary school in Kamwokya. The school started by a Franciscan Missionary Sister for Africa, and Medical Doctor Sister Miriam Duggan who is a medical doctor, obstetrician gynecologist, has a vision to improve the quality of orphans and vulnerable children through equipping them with skills that will enable them identify and handle social, moral, spiritual and economical. In line with the…

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NFT Consult signs MOU with Victoria University

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On Friday 27/ July /2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Victoria University and NFT Consult. This represents an opportunity for Victoria University students to start a firm well nurtured career in Human Resource Management. This event was witnessed by the Human Resource Managers Association of Uganda represented by the Secretary General Mr Ajal Joseph. NFT Consult was established in 2005 and has operations in 7 countries: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Zambia. The company offers mainly three HR solutions:- Managed Services, these include:-Manpower Solutions, Payroll…

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Victoria University signs MOU with Speke Group of hotels to promote the Hotel and Hospitality Industry

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Victoria University signed a memorandum of understanding with Speke Group of hotels yesterday at Speke Apartments Wampeewo with Speke Group of Hotels to boost the Hotel and the Hospitality Industry in Uganda and East Africa. Victoria University will begin offering in-depth research oriented value addition to the hospitality and leisure industry in East Africa with the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the hotel giant- hospitality-industry-leader, Speke Group of Hotels. The MOU signing event that was scheduled for July 17th, 2018 from 9am at Speke Apartments was graced by…

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Why you should enroll at Victoria University for the 2018 Aug/Sept intake.

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As we talk to prospective students and their families, we learn what students want, need, and are concerned about getting the right Institution from where they would feel comfortable to advance their careers. Choosing the right institution isn’t easy. A number of things have to be considered before a good choice is made. At Victoria University we give you some of the reasons as to why you should get enrolled at this mighty institution.  Hopefully you can use these reasons and feel more prepared to make a smart for the…

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Makerere Students’ Guild proposes 15% tuition increment for incoming students

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A students’ special committee set up to look into Makerere University’s tuition increment plans has recommended a 15% increase, instead of the 50% and 90% proposed by management earlier.   The seven-member committee was set up to study issues that lead to strikes at Uganda’s largest institution of higher learning, particularly the increment of fees.   The committee based their recommendation on the average amount paid by students at other public universities in East Africa and concluded that a 50% or 90% increment would be significantly higher.   Makerere University…

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2018 August/September Intake: Pursue a career in Public Health Course at Victoria University.

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Public health is a field for people who care about the greater good of human beings. If that sounds self-important, consider this: Millions of people are alive today thanks to a handful of public health initiatives, such as vaccination programs, motor vehicle safety laws, restrictions on the use of tobacco, family planning, and clean air and water standards. The field of public health is constantly evolving in response to the needs of communities and populations around the world. The underlying mission of public health is to improve the conditions and…

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Lohana Indian Community constructs a 60Million dormitory for St Anthony Secondly school in Nakasongola

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Lohana Indian Community has constructed a 60Million dormitory for St Anthony Secondly school in Nakasongola. The constructed dormitory accommodates 150 students. At the handover of this dormitory structure, Lohana Development community was represented by Board Members -Sanjay Athiya the Previous Chairman Executive Committee and Sanjay Chandarana Treasurer Lohana Community Kampala. Speaking at the handover function, woman MP for Nakasongola district Hon Komuhangi said  that such Donations and support are what keep A Girl Child in school for better education to schools that can’t afford Shelter. Hon Komuhangi said in Nakasongola…

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