M.A Defence and Security Studies pioneer group graduates


The pioneer students of the Master of Arts in Defence and Security Studies graduated yesterday at Makerere university. The students also serving army officers are; Esiaru Franco, Baguma Alikira Fred, Kajjubi Fred, Kasimbazi Kanyima John Francis, Lengusuranga Fabian Letais, Lwagaba James, Mbidde Abubakar, Mwamunyange Catherine Vanessa, Mwebaze Harriet, Nangamba Ronald, Nyonyi Godfrey Renutus, Owamagyezi Gilbert, Sichei Naibei Anthony and Wamunddu Cassette Ignatius. The graduation ceremony was attended by senior army officers namely; Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti, the Chairman of the General Court Martial; Brig Jim Wills Byarugaba, UPDF Chief of…

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Sudhir Speaks Out On Why Kampala Parents’ School Continues To Perform Well


Kampala Parents School (KPS) has made a statement as an academic powerhouse in not only Kampala but the entire country. The primary school owned by the Ruparelia Group continues to excel in the national Primary Leaving Examination (PLE). In an interview with the press Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, the proprietor of KPS, explained what makes the school continue to be a top notch performer. “We have listened to our parents, we worked closely with our teachers and pupils and this has shown in our 5-star performance in the just released 2018…

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Kampala Parents Shines Again, This Time Will All PLE Candidates Passing In First Grade


Kampala Parents School has proved yet again that they are an academic giant after registering a 100 percent performance in primary leaving examination released on Thursday by Ugandan National Examination Board. 234 candidates sat for the examination and all passed in first grade. Teachers and pupils attributed the good performance to working hard, good facilities, teachers input and God’s grace. Namanya Alvin, with aggregate 6 said he was enthusiastic, Ayebale Patience said she worked head, read her book and now she wants to join Gayaza High School. Mugasha Brian, also…

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Victoria University Commends DRC Support

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Vice Chancellor Dr. Krishna N Sharma congratulates the ambassador of DR Congo H.E Jean Pierre Massala on the just concluded elections Victory University Kampala which is part of the large education portfolio of Ruparelia Group, a conglomerate owned by businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has expressed their gratitude towards the DR Congo community in Uganda. A sizeable number of foreign students at the Jinja Road University come from Democratic Republic of Congo and during a courtesy visit to the premises of ambassador of DR Congo H.E Jean Pierre Massala in Kampala,…

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Over 600,000 candidates to sit PLE on Monday


Primary seven candidates across the country begin writing their examinations next week, with the Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) cautioning schools against involvement in any form of malpractice. While addressing journalists today, the Uneb executive secretary Dan N. Odongo, said all candidates for the first time will use Education Management Information System (EMIS) numbers instead of school names used in the past. EMIS is a six-digit code that has been allocated to each school as preemptive measure to examination malpractice. From last year backwards, candidates would write their names, index…

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Shocking: P7 candidate dumps baby in pit latrine


On Friday, thousands of primary seven candidates across the country converged at their schools for the briefing exercise ahead of exams next week. However, seven pupils of Osudo-Kamuda Primary School in Soroti district missed the exercise. Out of 37 pupils that registered for Primary leaving Examinations (PLE), only 30 pupils turned up for briefing according to the school head teacher, Tom Egatu. One of the seven who have missed briefing is a 17 year-old girl who delivered a baby girl and allegedly dumped it in a pit latrine at the…

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Victoria University Starts Two Year MBA Course

Victoria University  Chancellor Dr Martin Aliker and University promoter Mr Rajiv Ruparelia are transforming the University

Victoria University has rolled out its first ever masters degree program, Master of Business Administration (MBA), this semester. The MBA falls under the faculty of business and management and will be a two year course. Speaking to Earthfinds, the dean faculty of business and management at Victoria University, Dr. Omotayo Adegbuyi said they have been cleared by Uganda National Council for Higher Education, the government agency that regulates the education sector in the country. Prof. Adegbuyi said is an open professional course which admits anybody who wants to improve their…

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PHOTOS: When Victoria University Held Third Graduation Ceremony


Victoria University held its third graduation ceremony with a promise to build and sustain a unique university  not only for people to come and access higher education but to get transformed human beings that think for themselves and ready to provide solutions to life’s challenges. Dr Martin Aliker, the university chancellor, said it is pleasing to see that the vice chancellor and his team are dedicated to achieving this goal. “I urge you to maintain these principles and even aim higher,” he said. Dr Aliker said the type and quality of graduates…

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Victoria University, One World Health, Byon8 Seal Pact on med-Tech Health Diagnostic Tool in Uganda


Victoria University one of the fastest rising universities in Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding with Swedish top med-tech company to help in implementing and evaluating efficiency of artificial intelligence diagnostic support platform. The memorandum of understanding was signed between Victoria University and One World Health and Byon8 at Victoria Tower in Kampala. Byon8 is a Swedish Med-tech company developing intelligence technology for health care sector in Sweden and worldwide. The company seeks to develop the next generation of health care using technologies such as artificial intelligence machine learning…

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INTERVIEW: Victoria University Seeks to Reduce Unemployment Rates through Producing Best Skilled Graduates


            Vice Chancellor – Dr. Krishna N. Sharma Victoria University is one of the top and fastest growing Universities in Uganda and standing out as a centre of academic excellence in the region. Started operation in 2010, the university offers fresh and intellectually stimulating environment that nurtures critical thinkers. our own reporter of xpresstimes an online newspaper caught up with the university Vice Chancellor – Dr. Krishna N. Sharma and below are the excerpts of our interview with him about new developments at the university,…

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