Campus Life

Campus Life

My Campus Life our priority at university is to achieve academic success, but campus life is so important in molding your journey in life. While at campus one needs to meet and network, have fun and exploring your talents so as to a well-rounded graduate who is ready for the world. At Mbarara University MUST, has a vibrant student life with many arts, cultural diversities, sporting, Charity clubs, religious affiliations, clubs, associations (academic and non-academic). We encourage all our students to give back through our community engagement projects

Accommodation and Meal

MUST has residence accommodation available at both campuses. Priority is to students with disability and to the rest it is about first come first serve, Annually the Dean of students’ department, the municipality health inspector and Uganda police force fire section carry out Hostel inspections activities on private hostels near the University. This is done so as soloist accredited hostels that can be recommended MUST students

City campus Halls of residence at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

City campus Halls of residence at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

Kihumuro camus Ladies’ Hostel at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

Kihumuro camus Ladies’ Hostel at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

Kihumuro Gents’ Hostel at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

Kihumuro Gents’ Hostel at Mbarara University of Science & Technology

Art Cultures and Galleries

MUST is home to many with cultural diversities, that give our students student societies and interest groups attachment. The University holds a culture weekend where students showcase their cultures of origins and these range from folk songs, cultural dances poems fashion shows food preparations and serving. The judges score these activities and best team is crowned. This is followed by roasts and rhymes to all groups at the University. The weekend also has an independent element of the university Anthem competition. All participating teams are motivated to do so. The best 3 teams take a trophy each and a cash praise. The best conductors/conductress takes a medal and cash prize The university has gallery and memorabilia so as to keep memories of our stars, MUST takes pride in having H.E president Y.K. Museveni the president of Uganda being the founding father of this great institution and Luminary

Message from The Dean of Students

"The Dean of Students department develops, leads, assesses and coordinates programs and services that advance the mission and vision of the institution. The Department fosters student learning, assists students in achieving their potential and enhances the students’ experience. The Dean of Students is a change agent utilizing current research to consistently improve programs and processes. The department consists of experts on student services who ensure that the policies, services and programs enhance the students learning experience, the Dean of Students actively leads and participates in institutional efforts to asses overall student outcomes and institutional performance indicators. The Dean of Students is a member of the University Top Management Committee and reports to the Vice Chancellor. In turn, the Dean of Students is responsible for mentoring staff members and providing opportunities for professional development and growth, obtaining resources appropriate to the mission of the department and reviewing policies and practices of the department and the university. The Department is responsible for ensuring quality, values oriented professional learning culture among students and promoting a culture of fairness, valuing differences, justice, and student empowerment. The Dean of Students is responsible for student judicial/disciplinary policies and procedures that ensure a fair and thorough process that focuses on learning rather than punitive outcomes. The office ensures that judicial procedures are coherent, published widely, and in harmony with academic policies and processes. The Dean of Students serves as a liaison to and communicates with a variety of external persons, services and agencies such as parents, community organizations, emergency services, legal and health services and other government agencies in pursuit of improved delivery of student services. "
Mr. Emmanuel Kyagaba, Dean of Students, Mbarara University of Science & Technology
Mr. Emmanuel Kyagaba
The Dean of Students

Message from The Senior Security Officer

“Mindful that the University’s core mandate is teaching, research and community outreach, the University security section offers a support function that those core activities are carried out in a safe and secure environment. When we talk about security in a University environment, we look at two broad categories, general and personal security. Therefore as the university strives to ensure that the learning environment is safe, individuals ranging from students, staff to all stakeholders have to ensure maximum personal security of self and property. Basic security precautions;
•Ensure high levels of neighborhood watch
•Practice powers of observation
•Ensure Property marking for easy identification
•Avoid moving alone at night
•Avoid risky places and risky situation.
•Differentiate and be keen on differentiating usual from unusual situations.
•Avail information concerning insecurity to the relevant offices including security, faculty administrators and police.
•Where possible attend basic security training for your personal security and self-defense. "
Muhereza John Innocent, Security, Mbarara University of Science & Technology
Muhereza John Innocent
Security and Safety