Vodafone Jump Academy launched

By James Otai Victoria University recently launched a Vodafone Jump Academy; an event that was officiated at the University Premises. John Ndego, the Vodafone Chief Executive Officer says that digital learning is the way to go in today’s digitized world. Moses Kilama, an ICT student at Victoria University also said the initiative will go a long way in helping students understand concepts better. He further emphasized that the tutorials are entirely free to all Vodafone subscribers. Nthia Ayeza, the JUMP editor for Education category expressed optimism towards the Academy saying:…

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UCE 2017 Exams Results Out!

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld results for 4,525 candidates who sat Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations last year. “UNEB is withholding results of 4,525 candidates (1.4% of candidates who sat) from 112 centres suspected to have involved themselves in various forms of examination malpractice” said UNEB chairperson Prof. Mary Okwakol while releasing the results in Kampala today. According to Ms Okwakol, 81 people suspected to have been involved in examinations malpractice were arrested by police. She said 49 suspects appeared in court and are currently on…

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Over 462 graduates at Multitech Business School

By Drake Nyaugabwa With the theme: “Vocationalisation of higher education in Uganda”, Multitech Business School MBS held their Seventh graduation ceremony last week at the Kakiri campus, with 462 graduating in various disciplines. These include; Post graduates, Degrees, Diplomas and certificates. A total of 121 graduands were awarded by other bodies; including Certified Public Accountants, CISCO Certified Network Associates of CISCO Network Acady USA and Uganda Martyrs University among others. The Chairman, Founders Board, Aloysius Kyeyune Ssemanda, told the graduates that the current absence of job placements can be mitigated…

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St Augustine International University (SAIU) is the latest addition to Uganda’s growing private universities sector.

By ABC Reporter Started just a few years back in 2011, the university’s main campus  located in the outskirts of Kampala at Bunga Hill along Kansanga-Ggaba Road has an urban and yet conducive and student friendly setting and is already boasting and in high gear to produce its first exceptional medical students in June next year. The university currently has a total student enrollment of over 500 with an annual student intake of about 100 students. The student population is diverse with students coming from over 10 different countries like…

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