Author - Amos Baryashaba

MUST Student elected Vice-President of the Federation of African Medical Students Association

Muganzi David Jolly, a second-year student of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at MUST has been elected as the Vice President of the Federation of Africa Medical Students Association (FAMSA) at the Assocation's 32nd General Assembly held at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 18th -24th November 2018. The event also served to mark the 50th Anniversary of FAMSA. The Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations is an association with a vision of improving the health of African people. [...]

MUST Holds 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) held its 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference on 23rd November 2018 at the Lake View Resort Hotel in Mbarara, Uganda. Over 110 research papers were presented at the conference, organized by the university's Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies. The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye was the Chief Guest and presided over the closing ceremony. In his remarks, Dr. Tumwesigye stressed the need for students to undertake research aimed at [...]

MUST Staff Clean Mbarara Town

The staff of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), on Wednesday 21st November 2018, led cleaning exercise of Mbarara Town. The exercise is one of the activities to mark the university's 14th Annual Research Dissemination Conference to be held on 23rd November 2018 at the Lake View Hotel, Mbarara. The chief cleaner of the exercise was the University's Vice Chancellor, Prof. Celestino Obua who was flanked by the Chairperson of the Conference organizing committee, Prof. Amon Agaba and the Director [...]

MUST Holds 25th Graduation Ceremony

Mbarara University of Science and Technology held a colorful 25th Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 27th October 2018 at the university's Kihumuro Campus Grounds. The function, presided over by the university's Chancellor, Prof. Charles Olweny, saw 964 students awarded Degrees and Diplomas of Mbarara University of Science and Technology. Of these 11 were awarded Doctors of Philosphy (PhDs). The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Celestino Obua provided a summary status of the university to the congregation. The Minister of Education & Sports, Hon. Janet Kataha [...]

MUST ‘One Health Central and East Africa’ Chapter Launched

Article by Babirye Ruth Grace The MUST OHCEA chapter was launched on the 19th October 2018 at the university's Kihumuro Campus under the theme :  “The Role of Students in One Health : Flagship for a Multidisciplinary Approach in African Universities.” OHCEA (One Health Central and East Africa) is an international network of institutions of higher learning located in 16 universities in 8 countries in Eastern, Central and Western African region which partner with 2 universities in the United States; The [...]