NEWS ALERT: Victoria University Succumbs to COVID Pressure, REDUCES Tuition FEES

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent,Victoria University in Kampala has reduced its tuition fees in its efforts to help ease financial pressures on students and their families sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. . The move comes after several complaints from students and parents affected by the damaging economic impact of COVID-19. Schools and universities in Uganda all shut their doors to stem the spread of the disease and set up distance learning to continue the academic year. The Kampala road based varsity management has reduced fees structure on all courses by 50% for…

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“University Admission Process Open” – Higher Education Minister

By DailyNewsUG Education Correspondent The Minister of State for Higher Education, Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo has assured Parliament that the students intending to join university on private sponsorship will have to access the application forms. Muyingo was responding to a matter of national importance that was raised by Kilak North MP, Hon. Anthony Akol who said that some students were still under lockdown and had not accessed the application forms. Akol said that some students in his district of Amuru were not aware of the procedures of applying to universities…

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‘Minister of Education Minister Right to Support e-Learning’- Dr. Krishna N. Sharma

By Dr Krishna N. Sharma |OPINION|EDUCATION| Higher education training institutions across the country were excited to know that the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) finally released guidelines for adoption of an emergency Open, Distance and E-Learning (ODeL) system during COVID-19 pandemic.  It is also applauding of the First Lady and education and sports minister Mrs Janet Museveni, gave the go-ahead for online teaching to enable the higher institutions of learning to offer learning during the current lockdown. Though a few institutions had already engaged their students in teaching and learning…

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