FULL LIST: Universities cleared to conduct online lectures

Uganda’s universities which have switched from traditional to online teaching, with clearance from the National Council for Higher Education has now grown to 25 out of 50.

This means that these universities, after inspections and re-visiting of their programmes, can now teach and assess students online, shifting substantially completely to remote delivery of their courses.

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The state minister for higher education Dr. John Chrysostom Muyingo says, “Universities, are taking this move, because of the COVID-19 restrictions and will also be expected to maintain the teaching even after this pandemic era. ”

Before the latest list released last week; the NCHE had a month ago cleared 13 out of the 51 universities, and one tertiary institution; to start online teaching.

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Below is the full list of universities cleared to teach online;

  1. Victoria University
  2. Ndejje University
  3. Law Development Centre
  4. Cavendish University
  5. Uganda Martyrs University
  6. Metropolitan International University
  7. Uganda Christian University
  8. International University of East Africa
  9. African Renewal University
  10. Lira University
  11. Makerere University
  12. Clarke International University
  13. Nkumba University
  14. ISBAT University
  15. Bishop Stuart University
  16. Uganda Technology and Management University
  17. Bugema University
  18. King Caesar University
  19. Kampala International University
  20. Kabale University
  21. Busitema University
  22. Mbarara University of Science and Technology
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The universities will be conducting lecturers remotely for both continuing students as well as finalists who cannot be able to report back as instructed by President Museveni.


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