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Minister says ordinary level certificate holders can enroll for diploma programmes

Minister says ordinary level certificate holders can enroll for diploma programmes

The State Minister for Primary Education, Rosemary Seninde, has equated a two year certificate at ordinary level to an advanced level certificate saying this makes one eligible to enroll for a diploma. She made the remarks while explaining to MPs government’s decision to scrap off one year certificate courses. Last month the national council for higher education ordered […]

We are not mandated to verify papers; EC explains as MPs get disqualified

We are not mandated to verify papers; EC explains as MPs get disqualified

Electoral Commission has distanced itself from any accusations that it’s responsible for any person that is disqualified by court on ground of fake academic papers saying it’s not mandated to verify by law. This came after Electoral Commission was accused of nominating candidates who do not meet the required qualifications to contest for any elective office […]

Parliament approves three new public universities

Parliament approves three new public universities

Parliament has approved three new public universities as government is put on task to explain the criteria used to recommend only the three universities and leaving out others. The new public universities have been approved after thorough scrutiny by the National Council for Higher Education. The approved universities include Kabale University in Kabale District, Lira […]

Uganda Higher Education Exhibition opens in Kampala

The 4th Uganda Higher Education Institutions Exhibition has opened in Kampala with many universities showcasing their related researches and innovations in science and technology. The exhibition organized by the National Council for Higher Education is intended for higher institutions of learning in Uganda to showcase their educational products to students and the general public. This […]

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