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Friday, 14 September 2018 19:48

Kyambogo University Invites the Staff, Students and the Public to the


1st Open Day Counselling Day

Monday, 10 September 2018 11:44

Guidance and Counselling Unit - Open Day for all


Kyambogo University Guidance and Counselling Unit is organising an open day to sensitize the community about Counselling and Counselling services on 19th September, 2018. We seek to network with bonafide professional counsellors, counselling firms, institutions that practice counselling especially other public universities.

Counsellors shall offer probono/free counselling to staff, students and the community. The activity will take place at the east end sports ground from 8.30am to 4.30pm. Come and know more about Counselling, receive the service and actively participate. Jean Nuwagaba, Senior University Counsellor.



Monday, 10 September 2018 09:19


By Mutungi Emmanuel.

On 27th July, 2018 the Faculty of Vocational Studies held a cocktail to honor and recognize individuals that have made an impact in the lives of the students and also in promoting scholarship.

The function started with opening remarks from Head of Department Art and Industrial Design Dr Emmanuel Mutungi who was the lead organizer. Dr Peter Rukundo from the department of Human Nutrition and Home Economics was the master of ceremonies and he skillfully contained the function using his kiga roots.  The Dean, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Assoc. Prof. Bosco Bua gave the over view of the faculty and thanked the retired members of staff and Prof. Felix Kioli from South Eastern Kenya University- Kenya.  He thanked the Chief Guest Prof. Eli Katunguka, the Vice Chancellor for his leadership that is making Kyambogo University one of the leading universities in Uganda.

Prof Kioli was at Kyambogo University, Department of Art and Industrial Design as a visiting Professor.  He came to Kyambogo University in April 2018 under Inter University Council for East Africa program where universities host scholars from member universities. During his stay Prof. Felix Kioli customised the post graduate student Hand book to the Department of Art and Industrial Design and aligned it with the upcoming PhD program in Design and Visual Culture.  

Professor Kioli conducted six (6) Masters and three (3) PhD colloquiums and seminars.  In addition, he held 56 face to face sessions with graduate students in regard to their research interests.  The seminars and colloquiums were concentrated on the following; setting foundations for research, components of Research, logical flow, literature review and theory foundation.  He worked with masters students in preparation of their final write up for their research projects.

During his stay Prof. Kioli participated in monitoring of IT students of Art and Industrial Design where he offered his expertise.  His stay at the department helped staff members to share their experiences both in academics and cultural life.  Professor Kioli visited several homes of staff members.  Some members took him to several places of interest in Uganda.

The function which was blessed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Eli Katunguka, Assoc. Professor Wanyama, Assoc Professor Wambede, Dean Graduate School. The Vice Chancellor recognized retired members of staff for their dedicated service to Kyambogo University.  In total, 13 members of staff who retired were recognized for their contribution to Kyambogo University.

The members included Assoc. Professor William Faustine Epeju, Assoc. Professor Habib Kato, Mr. Mugisha John, Mrs Ayiga Josephine, Mrs Efata Cecily, Mrs Ojera Getrude, Mr Obwol Tom, Mr Tukacungurwa Levi, Mr. Butindo Eddie, Dr Wanaku Boniface, Mr. Kagwa and Mr Kavuma William.  The mentioned members served Kyambogo University until they attained 60 years of age which is the mandatory age of retirement though some are still serving the university on contractual arrangement.

The Dean, Faculty of Vocational Studies Assoc. Professor Bua Bosco thanked the retired members for the dedicated services to Kyambogo University and further appreciated those who were still serving on contract for their continued service to Kyambogo University and Uganda as a country.

The Vice Chancellor who graced the occasion thanked Professor Kioli for choosing to work with Kyambogo University and particularly the Department of Art and Industrial Design.  He challenged members of staff to develop collaborative programs as a way of expanding scholarship.  He further challenged members to engage themselves into research such that new knowledge is generated.

He thanked all the members who retired from Kyambogo University for their great contribution.  He emphasized that their contribution is a reason that the faculty has honored them and recognized them.  He argued them to continue supporting Kyambogo University in whichever project of assignment because Kyambogo shaped their character.  He handed them customized certificate of recognition for their contribution to Kyambogo University

All members were then requested to sign a partly concealed canvas.  Members applied their signatures.  Once everybody had signed, the canvas was unveiled.  The Canvas had a portrait of Professor Felix Kioli.  It was painted by one of the Master of Art and Industrial Design student Mr.Edward Kamugisha.  The Vice Chancellor penned his final signature and then handled it to Professor Felix Kioli as a token of appreciation. The cocktail went on until 8:00pm when members departed at leisure.


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Saturday, 11 August 2018 16:06

The East African Debate Championship


Kyambogo University Hosted the EAUDC 2018 and the following is what happed in pictures

Opening Celemony 


 The Representative of the chief guest Hon. Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo (MP) Graced the occasion.





 Later he was treated to a lunchon and was able to return for the function. 





The delegates on the high table included: R to L The DVC F&A Assoc. Prof. Fabian Nabugoomu, The vice chancellor-Prof. Elly Katunguka, The Chief Guest, The chairman council Prof John Okedi, The representative from the inter University Council for East Africa, The lord councilor Mr. Bruhan Byaruhanga, and the Dean of student Mss. Mildred Tibananuka. 



The host Vice Chancellor Chats with the Chief Guest





A paint of the First Lady of Uganda and Minister of Education and Sorts was painted in less than a minute.





The Dean of students addressed the gathering





The Chair-Organizing committee and AG Deputy Dean of Students, Mr. Mugomba Francis. had a clear view but from a distance.




 A primary seven pupil presented a paper about the role of the youth in the integration of East Africa.





The chief guest addressed the gathering ...





The chief guest recognized the primary seven pupil on the job well done






Some sponsors displayed their product to attract some customers.





 The CO-CA  Kishemeire Partricia took time to smile at the camera.





 The chairman council addressed the gathering.





The Guild President of Kyambogo University HE. Amanya German and other visiting guild representatives posed for photos with the Vice Chancellor





Meal were served at the East end dining hall to all participants of the tournament.





Our visitors had enough time to take pictures with us.





The Guild Minister for Information and Guild President requested for word from the VC.





Some of the officials from other universities graced the occasion.





A masters debate was held to put the participants in the tournament mood.





Some of the visiting participants that took part in the debate



Tuesday, 07 August 2018 18:49

Office of the Dean of Students 

Orientation Programme 2018/2019

Below is the  Freshers' Orientation Week Programme Academic Year 2018/2019. For more information see the Dean of Students office.

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 17:29

Office of the Academic Registrar


Kyambogo University has opened new study centres in Soroti and Bushenyi.The Academic Registrar therefore invites applications for private admission to the following programmes in Soroti and Bushenyi External Learning Centres for the 2018/2019 Academic Year. Detailed weighting criteria and fees structure can be accessed on the website or Application is online upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Shs.50,000/=(Nationals from the Republics of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan) and $30 (Other Nationals) plus whatever bank charges that are levied by each bank integrated with KyU system namely: Dfcu Bank, Eco Bank and Stanbic Bank. Applicants with qualifications from countries other than Uganda must submit photocopies of equated academic documents from UNEB to the Admissions Office, Room 1 on submission of the online application form and not later than the closing date for receiving applications.The Deadline for receiving application forms is Friday 20th July 2018.

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Monday, 25 June 2018 14:12

We are ready for the 2018-2019 intake

Kyambogo university is ready to receive the new in take for Academic year 2018/2019 With the new structures, students will be able to learn in a very conducive atmosphere.
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Office of the Academic Registrar

P.O.BOX 1 KYAMBOGO TEL. 0414-285035/041-2895037/287502/287343
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The Academic Registrar, Kyambogo University, invites applicati ons for private admission to the following programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Year. Detailed weighting criteria and fees structure can be accessed on the website  or Applicants should fill the forms online from the website: On submitting the form, print out a payslip and pay a non-refundable fee of Shs.50,000/=(Nati onals from the Republics of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan) and $30 (Other Nati onals) plus whatever bank charges that are levied by each bank integrated with our system namely: Dfcu Bank, Eco Bank and Stanbic Bank. Applicants with qualifications from countries other than Uganda must submit photocopies of equated academic documents from UNEB to the Admissions Office, Room 3 on submission of the online application form and not later than the closing date for receiving applications.The Deadline for receiving application forms is Monday 30th April 2018 by 12.00am (Mid night).
N.B. Applicants who may fi nd difficulties filling the online form can receive help strictly at the University’s Admissions Office Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4 & 16, ICT Office and Computer Centre.
General Admission Requirements
A candidate shall be deemed eligible for considerati on for admission to a fi rst degree programme at the University if he/she has:
(i) The Ugandan Certificate of Education (O’Level) with a minimum of 5 passes obtained at the same sitting, and
(ii) At least 2 Principal Passes in approved subjects obtained at the same sitti ng of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (A’Level).
Exceptions to the above general admission requirements are spelt out in the Weighting Criteria.

The Application system will be open on 9th April 2018

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Invitation For Bids under Open Domestic Bidding


Kyambogo University has allocated funds to be used in the purchase of Legal services under framework contract arrangement for a period of 18months;

  1. Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open domestic bidding procedures contained in the Government of Uganda’ Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority Act , and its Regulations, 2014 are open to all bidders from Uganda.
  2. Bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of a non refundable fee of Sh.100,000/= (one hundred thousand shillings only), payable on to Kyambogo University A/C 9030005704587– Stanbic Bank;

Payment procedure: Pay on the above account, present the Bank payment slip to Desk Officer, Other Assets (Room 3, ground floor) for issuance of the receipt to be presented to Procurement and Disposal Unit at the address on 5(b) for issuance of the Solicitation document.

  1. (a) Sealed applications clearly marked Application for Provision of Legal Services to Kyambogo University” should physically be delivered at the under mentioned address by 00am 0n 14th June, 2018. The bids will be opened at 12:00noon in the Procurement and Disposal Unit, Administration Building (1st Floor), Kyambogo University, in the presence of the applicants who wish to attend.

Note that the bidding documents should be submitted in properly sealed and labeled envelopes

            (b) The Head Procurement and Disposal Unit, Administration Building (1st Floor), Kyambogo University, Kamp P. O. Box 1, Kyambogo, Tel 0414- 287587, Fax 0414-288328

  1. The Criteria to be used for evaluation are set out in the Solicitation document and is in accordance with the procedures specified in the Public Procurement and Disposal of public Assets Act and its Regulations, 2003.
  2. The planned procurement schedule (Subject to change) is as follows:




Publish bid Notice

17th May, 2018


Opening of quotations

14th June , 2018


Evaluation of bids

18th June, 2018


Display and communication of best evaluated bidder notice

(within 10 working days from Contracts Committee approval of evaluation report)


Contract award and signature

(after expiry of the best evaluated bidder notice)


Charles Okello


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