MUST & Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery sign MOU

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and the Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery (JSNM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The new collaboration will enable JSNM to offer a 3 year weekend program of the Bachelors of Nursing Sciences together with MUST.

JSNM was founded in 1954 as a training institution for nurse orderlies and in 1960 it began the formal training of nurses at the level of Enrolled Nurses. To date it boasts of running:

Daily Monitor Career Fair @ MUST

The Daily Monitor newspaper held its 3rd Career Fair at Mbarara University of Science and Technology on Friday 11th March 2016. The event under the theme "Innovate or Die" introduced students to a wide range of successful life experiences and motivation from key speakers who included James Tumusiime, the founder of Fountain Publishers and Igongo Cultural Centre/Hotel; Mr. Apollo Balya, the proprietor of Balya Stint Hardware; Stephen Bazirake, the pioneer Academic Registrar of MUST and Ethan Musolini, a reknown motivational speaker and success coach.

Call for Young Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Educators

The International Centre of Reproductive Health (ICRH) at Ghent University and the RHEA Centre of Expertise, Diversity and Intersectionality, Free University of Brussels with the Institute of Interdisciplinary Training and Research (IITR) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology and the institute of Ethics and Development Studies, Uganda Martyrs University Uganda are together running a research project titled  “Mitigating adverse sexual and reproductive health outcomes through a comprehensive primary school sexuality education program in South-Wes

MUST Selected as East and Southern Africa Higher Education Centre of Excellence

The MUST team members included Dr. Cassim Tolo, Dr. Patrick Ogwang Engeu, Eng. Anke Weisheit and Prof. Celestino Obua.

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) is among 23 research centres in East and Southern Africa that have been earmarked for funding under a World Bank funded initiative to promote excellence. The centres have been conditionally selected under the US$140 million Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II).

MUST Staff win SIDA Masters and PhD Scholarships

It was a joyous morning on Wednesday 10th February when staff MUST received 23 Masters and 17 PhD scholarships from the Swedish Government through the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). This was at a scholarship award ceremony held at Makerere University and presided over by the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda His Excellency Urban Andersson.

MUST Administration moves to Kihumuro Campus

Mbarara University of Science and Technology's major administrative units have completed a location move to the university's new campus at Kihumuro, 7 Kilometres along the Mbarara- Bushenyi Highway in Mbarara District. These units have previously sat at the Mbarara town campus.

In a circular to all staff and students dated 9th February 2016, The University Secretary confirms that the following offices/departments have moved;



MUST Receives donation of Epilepsy EEG Machine

Mbarara University of Science and Technology on 5th February 2016 received a donation of an Electroencephalography (EEG) machine for Epilepsy Research and Diagnostic Investigation.

The Vice Chancellor was represented by the Dean of the Medical School,  Prof. Samuel Maling and was attended by District Health Officer,  Mbarara Dr. Amooti Kaguna, The Mbarara Regional Referrak Hospital Hospital Director, Dr. Celestine Barigye among others.

MUST Holds Colourful 22nd Graduation Congregation

MUST held its 22nd graduation ceremony on Saturday 30th January 2016 at the university's Kihumuro Campus. The function was presided over by the university's chancellor Prof. Peter N. Mugyenyi.

The graduation ceremony, the second consecutive one at Kihumuro, saw 7 PhDs, over 60 Masters and over 900 Bachelors' degrees being conferred upon the graduands of the day by the university chancellor.

All set for 22nd MUST Graduation

Mbarara University of Science and Technology is all set to hold its 22nd Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30th January 2016. The function shall be held at the university's Kihumuro Campus Grounds (7Km along the Mbarara-Bushenyi Highway).

Call for Applications for DAAD Scholarships- 2016/17








Applications are invited from eligible candidates to pursue Masters and PhD study programs tenable at Mbarara University of Science and Technology under the DAAD In-Country / In-Region Scholarship scheme (East Africa) for the year 2016/2017. The University offers the following Masters and PhD Study programs: