ugandamartyrs university Uganda Martyrs University: Nkozi University Students guide
Nkozi University Students guide
Nkozi University Students guide
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Nkozi University Students guide

Nkozi University Students guide was one of the first private universities in the country. It is Catholic-founded and has attracted many international students to Uganda. Joshua Kato  was at the university.  Background Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi began its first academic year in October 1993. However, the concept of a Catholic University in Uganda was first conceived as way back as the 1940s. This proposal was resurrected in the 1980s, before the Episcopal Conference endorsed it in 1989. The University was officially launched in March 1991. It has a charter to operate. Top  Legal status In 2004 the government granted the university a charter to operate. Top  Location The University is situated at Nkozi, 82kms west of Kampala and 2kms off the Kampala-Masaka road at Kayabwe Trading Centre.  Objectives and goals: To provide quality education, to cultivate and promote its chosen disciplines and specialization within the context of the knowledge of Christian principles. It also aims at facilitating the pursuit of research for the betterment of life in Uganda in particular and humankind in general. Top  Accommodation The University has seven halls of residence on the main campus and five privately owned halls off the main campus. Students are accommodated in double rooms. The rooms are well lit. There is also a guesthouse for visiting lecturers. Day students reside off the campus. Top  Sports/ recreational facilities There is a football field, a tennis court, a netball field and a volleyball court. Top  Current enrollment The university has a total enrolment of 2,000 students. 500 are full time students while the others follow part time and long distance studies. Students come from Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Italy, Ghana, Tanzania and other foreign countries. The University regularly hosts students from Europe and the USA. The lecturer-to-student ratio is 1:27. Top  Facilities The Catholic Chaplaincy organises talks, seminars, meetings for worship and fellowships on a regular basis. This aims at encouraging thinking on matters of social, theological and ethical nature. A daily Eucharistic Service is held at 6:45pm. Other facilities: The University has a well-developed farm called Equator Farm. Produces Cattle, Piglets, Bananas.  New developments: Some new buildings are under construction. They include; a conference center, a guest house, classrooms, staff housing. All this is with the aid from University of Ghent, Belgium. Top  Fees Structure Application forms are acquired at sh15,000 for Diploma and Undergraduate courses and sh25,000 for post graduates. Fees range from sh300,000 and sh1,000,000 for Diploma and degree courses. Masters courses range from sh1,000,000 to sh2,000,000. Fifty percent of the fees is paid on first day of semester and the rest is paid on return from Christmas break. Top   Accommodation fee sh400,000 per semester for Ugandans, Student with family sh750,000, international students without a family: $210 and international students with family: $395. Other charges include: Development - sh50,000 Medical - sh15,000 Guild - sh10,000 Computer - sh50,000 Examination - sh25,000. Books - sh50,000. Top  International affiliation/twinning arrangements Catholic University of Nijmegen, Netherlands. Aalborg University, Denmark. University of Antwerp, Belgium. University of Ghent, Belgium. University of Limburg, Belgium. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Top  Library facilities Sits 300 students. Has 13,000 print volumes, CD Roms containing recent journals, 24 computers linked to the Internet and a small museum. Top  Lecturer/student ratio –– 1:21 The university has 41 full-time academic staff and 60 part time. Twelve PhD holders, 73 Masters holders and 16 Bachelors holders. Top  Programmes Faculties: There are five main academic departments. —The Institute of Ethics and Development Studies —The Faculty of Business Administration and Management —The Department of Health Sciences —The Faculty of Science —The Faculty of Agriculture —The Faculty of Building Technology and Architecture —The Centre for Extra-mural StudiesUndergraduate degrees: — Ethics and Development Studies — Ethics and African Studies — Business Administration and Management — Bachelor of Sciences, Building Design and Technology — Bachelors Degree in Agriculture, Degree in Democracy — Bachelors Development Studies and Bachelor of Education (Primary)  Post Graduate Diplomas in: — Good Governance and Civil Society — Development Studies — Master of Arts (Ethics and African Studies — MA Development Studies (Part Time) — Master of Arts Environment Management (part time)  Diplomas. — Development Studies — Health Services Management — Human Resources Management — Advanced Education Management (Distance Learning) — Democracy and Development Studies (Distance Learning) — Banking Management (Distance Learning)   Top  Councils/ administration Patron: His Eminence Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala. Chancellor: Archbishop Paul Bakyenga. Chairman Governing Council: Rt Rev Charles Wamika. Vice Chancellor: Prof Michel Lejeune. Depty Vice Chancellor: Prof Dr Peter Kanyandago.  Address. Uganda Martyrs University P O Box 5498, Kampala-Uganda. E-mail: mlejeune@umu.ac.ug, or umu@ac.ug. Tel: (256) 078410612. FAX: (256)078410100

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