Uganda Martyrs University

Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a private University affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church in Uganda. The University is owned by the Episcopal Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Uganda.[2] It is licensed by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education.[3] UMU consists of seven Faculties, two Institute, six Campuses, nine Departments, and three schools. As of March 2022, total student enrollment is 4,632.[4] Of these, about 1,500 students were residential, while nearly 3,000 students were enrolled in UMU's distance learning programs. The number of staff members was over 400.[1]

Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
MottoVirtute et Sapientia Duc Mundum
Motto in English
In Virtue and Wisdom Lead the World
ChancellorJoseph Anthony Zziwa
Vice-ChancellorKyamanywa Edrin Patrick
Administrative staff
400+ (2014)
Students5,000+ (2014)[1]
00°00′13″N 32°00′52″E / 0.00361°N 32.01444°E / 0.00361; 32.01444
CampusRural, town
Uganda Martyrs University is located in Uganda
Uganda Martyrs University
Location in Uganda

Location edit

UMU's main campus is in Nkozi, Mpigi District, in the Central Region of Uganda, approximately 85 kilometres (53 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, the capital and largest city of that country.[5] The coordinates of this Campus are 0°00'13.0"N, 32°00'52.0"E (Latitude:0.003611; Longitude:32.014444).[6]

History edit

UMU was established in October 1993 with 84 students and two academic departments: the Institute of Ethics & Development Studies and the Faculty of Business Administration & Management.[7]

At the university's 24th graduation ceremony on 8 November 2018, 2040 candidates graduated with certificates, diploma, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The vice chancellor informed hose present that 17 new courses had been introduced, including the Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Inclusive Education, bring the total number of courses on offer to 136. A new Faculty of Engineering at the campus in Fort Portal, in Western Uganda, was also declared open.[8]

Campuses edit

As of November 2018, UMU maintained campuses at the following locations:

Notable Alumni and current faculty administrators edit

Academic units edit

Faculties, schools, institutes edit

Uganda Martyrs University comprises the following:

  1. Faculty of Agriculture.
  2. Faculty of Business Administration and Management.
  3. Faculty of Education.
  4. Faculty of Health Sciences.
  5. Faculty of Science.
  6. Faculty of the Built Environment.
  7. Faculty of Engineering and applied Sciences.
  8. Institute of Ethics.
  9. Institute of Languages and Communication Studies.
  10. Mother Kevin Postgraduate Medical School
  11. School of Arts and Social Sciences.
  12. School of Postgraduate Studies and Research.

Departments edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Kafeero, Stephen (14 November 2014). "1,700 Graduate At Nkozi". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  2. ^ Uganda Martyrs University. "At a Glance". Uganda Martyrs University. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  3. ^ UNCHE. "Uganda Martyrs University Accredited By UNCHE Since 1993". Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  4. ^ Uganda Martyrs University (18 March 2022). "Get to know UMU". Uganda Martyrs University. Retrieved 18 March 2022.
  5. ^ a b Google (14 January 2022). "Road Distance Between Kampala, Uganda And Uganda Martyrs University Main Campus, Nkozi, Uganda" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 January 2022.
  6. ^ Google (14 January 2022). "Location of Nkozi University Main Campus At Google Maps" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 January 2022.
  7. ^ UMU. "The History of Uganda Martyrs University". Uganda Martyrs University (UMU). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b Mazinga, Mathias (10 November 2018). "Uganda Martyrs University passes out 2040 graduates". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Masaka Campus, Uganda Martyrs University". Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  10. ^ a b Al Mahdi Ssenkabirwa (30 November 2009). "Nkozi University To Open Campuses In Kampala, Mbale". Daily Monitor. Kampala). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  11. ^ Ssenkabirwa, Al Mahdi (5 April 2010). "Nkozi Links Up With Nsambya Hospital". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  12. ^ UMU. "Uganda Martyrs University Nyamitanga Campus". Uganda Martyrs University (UMU). Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Mbarara With Map". Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  14. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Lira With Map". Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  15. ^ (10 November 2018). "Distance between Kampala, Uganda and Fort Portal, Uganda". Retrieved 10 November 2018.

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