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Aspiring Students Can Now Get Fully Funded Scholarships At Victoria University

Victoria University, one of the many education investments made by the Ruparelia Group, has announced that aspiring students can now get fully funded scholarships to study courses of their choice at the Jinja Road-based institution. Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Dr Krishna N. Sharma said students applying will, however, be mandated to pay a small application fee. The university…

Covid-19 Crisis: Head Teachers Concerned About Fulfilment Of SOPs As Schools Near Reopening In 2021

Head teachers of different schools are concerned about plans by the government to open schools for other classes. Government is planning to reopen for more classes before the candidates sit for their final exams early next year. In October, the government reopened schools but only for candidate classes, after more than six months of inactivity.…

Pupil’s Interviews For Academic Year 2021 At Kampala Parents School Revised

While schools haven’t been full reopened by the government following their closure due to spread of coronavirus, schools and parents are preparing for the next academic year which normally starts late January. Parents and school administrators are optimistic that the government will reopen the learning centre. Schools, with strict adherence to health guidelines and SOPs,…

MPs Reject Gov’t’s 336Bn Supplementary Budget To Purchase Radios For Students

Members of Parliament have declined approval of the Shs 336.8 billion supplementary expenditure request for purchase of nine million radios to facilitate the long distance learning programme. The request is part of Shs 353.867 billion supplementary expenditure request that was laid before Parliament by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development on 20 October…

Prof. Nawangwe Appointed Director, Worldwide Universities Network

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has been appointed Director of the UK-based Worldwide Universities Network (WUN). WUN is a not-for-profit association of universities, whose principal activity is the creation of new multilateral opportunities for international collaboration in research and graduate education. The association is made up of 23 universities, spanning 15 countries on six…

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