MUST Team Recieves 1.3m Euro Bio-Medical Engineering Grant

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency grant

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), a body of the European Commission has selected a MUST fronted Biomedical Medical Engineering project to recieve funding upto 1.386m Euros.

The project aims to address the teaching human resource challenge in Biomedical Enginerring among African Universities and the gaps in expertize at any particular institution. The program is under the name: "African Biomedical Engineering Mobility: Building needs-based healthcare technology competencies".

MUST Team wins EU- Erasmus+ Grant

MUST team wins erasmus + grant

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), represented by Assoc. Prof. Charles Tushabomwe-Kazooba (Deputy Vice Chancellor, F&A), Naggayi Barbara Rita, Ntaro Moses and Hannington J. Odongo, is a part of a consortium that has won a Euros 845,000 grant frin the EU- Erasmus + Capacity Building in Higher Education [CBHE], Capacity Building in Sustainability and Environmental Management (CAPSEM).

Ophthalmology Dept Recieves OCT Machine

Ophthalmology Department receives OCT machine

MUST's department of Ophthalmology on Thursday, 22nd September 2016, received a donation of new Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) machine worth over USD 50,000 and 60 vials of Avastin worth about USD 38,000.

This equipment was kindly donated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

MUST Hosts 2016 UCC Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology in close conjunction with the Uganda Communications Communication (UCC) hosted the 4th National Conference on Communications (NCC) on the 15th and 16th of September 2016 at the university's Kihumuro Campus in Mbarara.

The First International Students Dinner @ MUST

MUST International Students

What a day! September 8th 2016 was a remarkable day for the international students’ community with lots of excitement and utmost fun as they were ushered into MUST culture. There were excellent cultural performances by the Hipples Cultural Group which interested those who attended. The testing of traditional foods was a great experience for some students especially those outside the region. This was the day when MUST hosted the first international students welcome dinner at the University Inn graced by the Vice Chancellor and university management.

Sudan Ambassador and University of Khartoum delegation Visit MUST

Vice Chancellor MUST, Prof. Celestino Obua,  The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan, H.E Abdelbagi Hamdan Kabeir, Director of Scientific Research and Cultural Relations, Prof. Osheik Abu’Asha Seidi

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between MUST and University of Khartoum a memorable scoping visit took place on 5th September 2016. The Vice Chancellor of MUST, Prof. Celestino Obua met His Excellency Abdelbagi Hamdan Kabeir, the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to Uganda and Prof. Osheik Abu’Asha Seidi, Director of Scientific Research and Cultural Relations. The visitors interacted with the leadership of Faculty of Medicine and appreciated the university facilities. 

Dr. Angella Musiimenta wins prestigious "Emerging Global Leader Award"

Dr. Angella Musiimenta wins emerging global leader award

Dr. Angella Musiimenta is among seven researchers to be provided with USD 3 million over five years to ensure research in global health in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs) under the National Institute of Health's (NIH) Fogarty's Emerging Global Leader Award.

MUST hosts Peace Corps volunteers

The Deputy Vice Chancellor with the Peace Corps

What a joy for MUST to receive the forth group of Peace Corps! Here they are again to serve MUST for one year till July 2017.  Peace corps is a United State of America (USA) international organisation that began its operations in 1961. It is a service opportunity for motivated change makers to engross themselves in a community beyond USA. The organization works with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges that currently affect society. Currently, over 60 countries are served by Peace Corps and 140 have been supported ever since Peace Corps began.

Students to Use Reference Numbers to Pay Fees

Mbarara University of Science and Technology recently intergrated its fees payment system with the following banks;

  1. Stanbic Bank Uganda
  2. Standard Chartered Bank
  3. Barclays Bank

Under the new arrangement, students now have the convenience to pay in any of three banks above.

For this, students shall have to provide a special Reference Number to the bank tellers for a fees payment to be successful.

MUST Gets an International Relations Officer

Mbarara University's Internation Relations Officer Sheila Niinye Twinamatsiko

Meet our International Relations officer (IRO) Sheila Niinye Twinamatsiko. The IRO works under the Vice Chancellor’s office to coordinate and sustain global relations, partnerships, collaborations and networks by closely working with the different faculties and institutes. This is geared towards increasing MUST excellence at the international scene.