By DailyNewsUG Education Correspondent
DailyNewsUG |Victoria University| Choosing a university isn’t easy. There are many institutions in Uganda to pick from and all of them offer different experiences, different subjects and different courses. Picking between them, with only a vague idea as to what it might be like, is a real challenge.
Here are ten (10) Reasons as to why you should ENROLL @ Victoria University, a state-of-the-art Institution in Uganda:
Victoria University Kampala is located in the middle of Kampala City providing convenience and accessibility to all our students. The University is less than an hour’s drive from Entebbe International Airport. We have Students accommodation Hostels conveniently located in the city.
2 Choice of Programmes
According to Victoria University Registrar of Students “We offer a wide variety of courses which are designed to meet the needs of the market place. The University has established links with a number of Professional and Corporate companies and constantly reviews its portfolio to ensure that it meets both students’ requirements and current sophisticated employer needs’.
3 Self-Employment Programmes
Our courses focus on, and aim at imparting skills to students and this will enable them venture into self-employment areas and sectors of the economy.
4 Employability / Employment-Oriented Education
We make sure that our Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in their chosen field. Input is provided from researchers, current market and industry practitioners, professional bodies to ensure that the curriculum and content are up-to-date and relevant. The University has a dedicated Career Service team which is always at hand to assist students on embarking on their chosen career after graduation.
5 Research Excellence
High quality good value courses need to be backed by a solid reputation of research. Victoria University Kampala is a research active institution where students enjoy the benefits of working with research experts who are also teaching, thus ensuring that the latest developments underpin and inform our students. Through our research reputation we have developed strategic partnerships with international institutions e.g. Coventry University etc. giving our students a truly global perspective on developments in their field.
We offer the perfect setting for you to achieve your full potential. We have world class facilities, Ultra-modern Nursing and Health simulation skills lab, all lecture rooms are air conditioned; we have a first class students lobby, top sports facilities, gyms and swimming pools. Our Campus has a Restaurant, parking and state of the art library.
Our dedicated and experienced International Student support team offers a wide range of support for International Students from airport Collection, orientation programmes, Ugandan VISA Advice and renewals as well as Social Activities. We offer a Foundation course for international students from non english speaking countries.
Victoria University plans to invest over USD15million in the development of a modern vibrant and exciting university, complete with additional state of the art facilities, new buildings next to Uganda Golf Club and Mulago International Hospital, new halls of residence and innovative learning spaces and a university teaching hospital for health sciences.
9 Social Enterprise
The University is committed to delivering new student experience underpinned by a culture of entrepreneurship, research and social enterprise by encouraging students to get involved into social enterprises at all levels via the student Council.
10 Creating Scholars
We at Victoria University, we seek to create specialists in a particular branch of knowledge. We create scholars who are empowered to provide cutting edge solutions
For information about these scholarships, deadlines, admission events and many more offers contact Victoria University at:
Victoria Tower, Plot 1-13 Jinja Road
P.O.Box 30866, Kampala Uganda