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2,144 students graduate at 20th Ndejje University Congregation

The University’s deliberate gender mainstreaming effort has produced desired results as females representing 47.8 per cent passed out at the 20th Ndejje University graduation ceremony hosted on October 12, 2018 at Luwero Main Campus. A total of 1,024 females out of 2,144 graduated with degrees and diplomas while 63 attained First Class qualification at the event officiated by the Executive Director Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSF) Mr. Gideon Badagawa.

The university has rolled out a new 10 year Strategic Plan 2017/18 – 2026/27 with eight pillars In comparison, 1120 males scored 52.2 per cent which clearly showed positive results in the university’s gender mainstreaming policy. Faculty of Engineering student Betty Namugenyi emerged the best overall while James Ngonga from Faculty of Business Administration and Management topped the men’s category of the graduates who attained First Class.
The theme of the graduation is “Consolidating, Collaboration, Innovation and Internationalisation of higher Education.” The University Chancellor, Prof. Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa in address to the congregation announced the roll out of a new 10-year Strategic Plan 20117/18 – 2026/27 that will further propel the university forward.

“The plan has strategic interventions to move the university forward without many constraints. It can generate money through its projects to reduce on dependence on tuition fees. The strategy addresses the need to broaden the base of income to operate well including other challenges,” he said. The PSF Director hailed the private university for the landmark achievements over the 25 years of its existence and for coining a theme that portray the university’s roadmap to support strategic and long range planning.
Mr. Badagawa however deplored the state of neglect in the child development in Uganda by parents who have abandoned their cardinal parental role to government and educational institutions.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eriabu Lugujjo announced the introduction of a new Faculty of Health Sciences starting February 2019. He however explained that the university will introduce different courses in phases under the new academic programme. The courses in offing include Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, nurses courses, Public Health, Health Management and Medical laboratory courses.
The congregation also leant that plans have been finalized to start a Faculty of Law as well. The implementation is however awaiting accreditation by National Council of Higher Education (NCHE). The university’s PhD Programme in Business Management which was accredited by NCHE in December 2016 will now kick off on October 2018

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