Representatives of the university governance stand together after the 23rd graduation ceremony. L-R: Mr. Eddie Lule Kamya ( Member, Foundation Body ), Mr. Ben Kamya-Kintu (Assistant Secretary, BOT), Mr. Ssonko Jackson (President - Nkumba University Alumni Association), Prof. Andrew P. Yiga (Academic Registrar), Ms. Eva Jjagwe Ssewaguda (Vice Chairperson - University Council), Prof. Jude T. Lubega (Ag. Vice Chancellor), Mr. Emmanuel Katongole (Chancellor), Mr. Mohammed Kalyango (Chairperson, BOT), Ms. Molly Nabaasa (Mace Carrier).

Who We Are

We are a leading national, regional and global hub for academic and professional excellence.
Nkumba University is one of the largest private universities in East Africa. It was granted a
Charter by the Government of Uganda in 2006. We are a non-profit, non-denominational institution
providing an enabling environment for students to achieve competence, creativity, confidence and
character so as to think critically and act responsibly in an increasingly competitive national and

global environment.

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Applications for our next intake are currently open

The Academic Registrar, Nkumba University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and all international students for Undergraduate programmes for this year’s February Intake.  Presently, there are three avenues of entry to the University. These are: The Direct Entry Scheme, The Diploma Holders Entry Scheme and the Mature Age

Student Life at Nkumba

Sports at NU

We have nurtured and trained some of the best National athletes and sportsmen. Our students compete on a continent level.
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Clubs & Societies

Become a member of atleast one club or society at Nkumba University. You’ll definitely enjoy your social life more.

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Students Guild Gov’t

Know your student leaders and perhaps become one in future. The Guild government is your first line of support.

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Academic Calendar

Keep in the know of university activities and their schedule for better planning and preparation.

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Recent News & Events


Topic of Discussion: “Security and Development: the terrorism engulfing the African Continent. Can the Great Lakes Region of Africa survive it?”  Presenter: General Charles Angina,... read more

Industrial Training Opportunity for Undergraduate Students

The Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU), in partnership with the Marconi Society, the Network Startup Resource Centre (NSRC), and Resilient Africa Network (RANLab)... read more

Inter-faculty Schools Debate

Nkumba University Students' Guild in partnership with Nkumba Debate Union (NDU) and the Students for Liberty Nkumba Chapter are organising an Inter-Faculty Debate Tournament,... read more

Aspects of Rabies Research in Selected Areas in Uganda

The Repository and the Research Committee in conjunction with the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies and Research invite the entire University Community to a paper... read more


Memberships, Partnerships and Collaborations

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