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Gaiety As East Africa’s Leading Private Victoria University Unveils Prof. Opuda-Asiko As Third Chancellor

Victoria University (VU) has on Tuesday unveiled Prof John Opuda Asibo as its new University chancellor in a scientific ceremony that was held in the University’s Auditorium. In a statement issued by the University, the entire Victoria University community welcomed Prof. John Opuda-Asibo into the VU fraternity and wished him the best in carrying out…

Education Giants! Victoria University Announces Full Online Classes At Zero Costs, New Students Given Free Laptops

In an effort to salvage the academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic, Victoria University has switched to online learning as the country is currently still in total lockdown with education institutions not able to operate for a foreseeable future. The kick-off was graced by the Senior Presidential Advisor on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Hon…

We Can’t Ban What We Are Promoting, Embrace E-learning – Education Minister Clarifies On Re-opening Schools

The Minister of Education and Sports Ms. Janet Kataha Museveni has dismissed circulating misconceptions in Media that the Ministry prohibited E-learning. The Minister made remarks on Friday evening, where she said it’s absolutely NOT true. “We can’t ban what we are Promoting because our Government Universities have been utilizing E-learning even before the Outbreak of…

Victoria University Issues Prevention Guidelines To Students Amidst Coronavirus Epidermic

Victoria University, a private owned institution has issued guidelines on how its students and the general public should safeguard themselves from getting the world’s deadly coronavirus. The guidelines were in a notice from the university’s faculty of health sciences, where students have been alerted to wash their hands regularly with an alcoholic-based hand rub or…

Victoria University Signs MoU With 16 Top Indian Universities On Education Cooperation

Victoria University, one of the model institutions of higher learning in Uganda, has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with 16 Chartered Universities in Gujarat State, India, in a bid to undertake student exchange programs. The MoU was signed on Monday February 17, 2019 and according to officials at Victoria University Kampala, this undertaking will see…

Police Blocks Angry Teachers’ Strike In Iganga

Uganda Police Force in Iganga district on Wednesday, February 5, 2019, quelled a sit-down strike staged by over 800 teachers who were protesting over low transport allowances. The teachers from the seven districts of Iganga, Namutumba, Luuka, Mayuge, Bugiri, Bugweri and Namuyingo were undergoing one- week induction training on the newly approved secondary schools’ curriculum…

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