NCHE visits Kampala University
As part of it's mandate, the National Council for Higher Education is on the course of visiting all Chartered Institutions of Higher learning in Uganda to check on programmes offered and the levels of compliance as far as delivery of quality and relevant Education is concerned.
In this regard, a team of Seven Senior Scholars headed by Prof. Mande Muyinda and Mr George Ebinu paid a three days(6th-8th/9/ 2023) technical visit to Kampala University and interacted with the top Management on a number of issues.
Different University Schools/Faculties that include, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, School of Business and Management Studies, School of Health Sciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Agriculture, Industrial Art and Design and School of Education through their Deans and Coordinators made overwhelming presentations to the NCHE team highlighting all programmes offered by Kampala University at all levels and the exercise took three days.
For veracity, there was a tour of different facilities that are used by Students and Staff to support the programmes.
The Vice-Chancellor Owek.Amb.Al-haj Prof.Badru D Kateregga who physically attended with his team all the meetings thanked the NCHE team for the wise counsel, professional and technical guidance offered to the host for better service delivery.
The University DVCARII Dr Wardah M.Rajab Gyagenda, the Academic Registrar Mr.Segawa Hamza, Quality Assurance Director Dr.Chris Kirunda, HRM Mrs. Flora Ddamba, Campus Directors, Exams Officer, P.R.O, Dean of Students, Faculty Deans , HODs, Coordinators and other top Management officials attended this exercise.
KU was applauded for the great strides it has made as far as moving to the greater horizons in delivery of quality education is concerned. The team also highlighted some areas of improvement.
The National Council for Higher Education is mandated to regulate and guide the establishment and Management of Higher Education Institutions as well as regulating the quality of higher education, equating qualifications and advising Government on higher education matters.
By Julius Ssekatawa