A cry of a parent at Hillside Primary School Naalya


I am writing this piece of information with a lot of pain as a parent that today’s schools are silently killing our children’s emotions and morale. My daughter is at Hillside p/s Naalya P.4,they are ill treated, intimidated, threatened and beaten everyday I.e, if you don’t score 80% and above you are canned 10 strokes which is inhumane. All the kids are unhappy and live in total fear. My daughter used to be good in every subject and was among the best 5 but now is not and I have…

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Victoria University hands over 300 scholarships to Kampala Capital City Minister Hon. Betty Kamya


Victoria University Kampala through its top leadership donated 300 scholarships to the youth in Kampala. The scholarships were handed over to Kampala Capital City Minister Betty Olive Namisango kamya by Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia and wife Naiya. Rajiv Ruparelia Group Managing Director said that the minimum qualification for the degree programme is two principal passes and one principal pass for those enrolling for diplomas. The minister thanked Victoria University for coming up with such a scholarship scheme aimed at improving the welfare of the youth in Kampala. She called upon the…

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21 KISU Students Graduate in International Baccalaureate.

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21 Kampala International school students graduated in International Baccalaureate. The School Director Steve Lang said IB programme is the most prestigious Qualification and its Recognized by over 600 Universities all over the World. The students who graduated are expected to be Awarded scholarships worth Half a Million US Dollars from Universities in America,Canada,and United Kingdom. Kampala International School Uganda which offers an international education to students between 2 and 19 years of age, sits on about 14 acres of land and it bases on the English National Curriculum for the…

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Kampala Parents School enrolls Fresh Kid aka. Ssenyonjo Patrick


Patrick Ssenyonjo, popularly known as Fresh Kid was on Thursday officially enrolled at Kampala Parents School for studies. Fresh Kid who is a former pupil of St Agnes Primary School in Kawanda, joined Kampala Parents School after receiving a scholarship from the Ruparelia Foundation. The school administration set conditions for his stay at the school as his parents and school administrators signed a memorandum of understanding. Speaking during the signing of MOU at the school in Kampala, the director Ms Daphine Kato said that fresh Kid has to attend classes…

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Schools defy govt on holiday coaching


Some schools across the country have defied a government ban on holiday teaching, with some extending teaching for two weeks after the term closed. For example, Trinity College Nabbingo extended their term for a week at a cost of Shs70,000 while at Mt St Mary’s Namagunga, students have had to pay Shs150,000 for the two weeks during the holiday. Ms Dorothy Matovu, the head teacher of Trinity College Nabbingo, said: “We have been doing it; even last year we did it and no parent has complained to me. This extension…

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Victoria University VC. Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma releases book on physiotherapy and occupational therapy

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On Thursday 9th  May 2019, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, who recently bagged the record of Youngest Vice-Chancellor of Victoria university Kampala-Uganda released his latest paperback book Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (ISBN 9789388958509). Prof. Sharma said that this 246 paged book is for physiotherapy and occupational therapy students and professionals. The book is designed after considering undergraduate and postgraduate PT/OT curricula of several international Universities. Ms. Susan the President of the Uganda Physiotherapy Association said, “that she is happy and proud that the  Vice  Chancellor  of  Victoria …

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Victoria University Awards Miss Curvy winner and others with Scholarships

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Victoria University Awards Miss Curvy with Full Scholarship on tuition for overall winner and 70% scholarships on tuition for the remaining 24 contestants for our Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Foundation programs and a free short course in Public Speaking and Presentation for all contestants. The scholarships will be provided to only those contestants who have the entry requirements as per the National Council for Higher Education Victoria University is a premium University accredited by the National Council of Higher Education and Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council. It stands out as…

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Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarship scheme under Ruparelia Foundation has offered 1,100 scholarships to youths who will be joining Victoria University for the Academic year 2019/2020. The scholarships were revealed in a letter that was addressed to Hon Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, the Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, copied to Victoria University Council, Vice-Chancellor, Guild President and Admission’s office. Rajiv Ruparelia said that the scholarships will cover 70 per cent of the tuition fees. The scholarships are to cater to the students who are offering the following courses: 👉Faculty…

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Rajiv Ruparelia gives Fresh Kid Scholarship through Ruparelia Foundation


Rajiv Ruparelia, the son of property mogul Sudhir Ruperalia, through Ruperelia Foundation, has offered seven-year-old rapper Patrick Ssenyojo aka Fresh Kid a full scholarship to study at Kampala Parents School. In a Facebook post, Rajiv says he was moved by Fresh Kid’s ambition given his age. He stated that he hopes the scholarship will enable him become an influential person to the young generation. “I met Fresh Kid today and I’m moved by his ambition given his age. Through Ruperelia Foundation, we are offering him a full scholarship to study…

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Uganda National Examinations Board release 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) Results


Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni and the Uganda National Examinations Board release 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) results. #PleResults2018 #Uneb #Ple A total of 671,923 candidates registered for 2018 PLE from 13,072 centres across the country compared to 646,041 from 12, 751 centres in 2017 = an increase of 25, 882 – 3.9 %. 476,131 from Universal Primary Education and 195,792-private. Females at 346,963 compared to 324,960 Male candidates. Click on the Link to check  your results  

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


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


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


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


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


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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