Author - Owen Muhangi

Inter faculty Collaborations

The Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology ,Department of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering together with the the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics have just launched a project, Integrating Basic skills in Biomedical-Engineering into Pediatric-Nursing at Mbarara-Regional-Referral- Hospital, Uganda. The major aim of this project is to Integrate Basic skills in Biomedical Engineering into pediatric nursing at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital to empower pediatric nurses to carry out basic troubleshooting of non functioning medical devices. –    [...]

MUST advancing student exchange partnerships

MUST hosted a delegation from University of Applied Sciences Mainz in Germany led by President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Muth on 5th February 2020. The team of 14 comprised of Professors and students. The partnership that started two years ago has already implemented staff and student exchanges. The visit was meant to enhance skills and encourage capacity building in training, research and community engagement for students and staff in both Universities. The host faculties were Faculty of Business and Management Sciences [...]


The department of Emergency Medicine MUST together with MRRH, M.O.H, Lubaga Hospital and Malteser International held a mass casualty incident in Mbarara town near Agip Motel adjacent to Gaz petrol station. Dr. Derrick Harborne said that this particular spot has registered the highest number of accidents that come to the MRRH Emergency Ward. This drill was held to test the capacity and skills of the Emergency medical team on how to handle mass causality incidents in Mbarara. Special thanks to [...]

MUST Holds her 1st Prayer Breakfast

The MUST Community held the 1st ever prayer breakfast with the theme "New Beginnings". Students and staff converged at the histology quadrangle to dedicate the university to the almighty. Guest speakers included Sheikh Hajji Abdu Mohammad Mukwaya-the Mbarara District Khadi, Fr. Bonniveture Turyomumazima the Chancellor Mbarara Archdiocese and the main speaker Rt. Rev Nathan Ahimbisibwe-the Bishop of South Ankole Diocese (Kyamaate) Ntungamo. They all thanked the university administration for the thoughtfulness of the event. They urged the Students and Staff [...]


In a bid to increase and strengthen collaborations and partnerships on Monday 6th January 2020, MUST hosted Prof. James T. Harris III the President of the University of San Diego (USD) and his team that included Associate Professor James P. Bolender Jr a chemistry specialist, Professor Frank G. Jacobitz a mechanical engineer and Mr.Ryan T. Blystone the assistant director of digital communications and institutional marketing.   Discussions on advancing the partnerships and collaborations were led by Associate Professor Nixon Kamukama- Deputy [...]