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MUST celebrates the 4th annual international dinner and a cultural learning event

Friday 27th September 2019 was yet another fascinating day for both MUST International students and staff as another awaited international dinner and learning event took place. Indeed it was a real home away from home and a reality learning show for whoever attended. Lots of cultural exhibition and exchanges coupled with great educational messages from management made the day really great! Wow, this was real fun but a true learning event at our great Campus Kihumuro. The night was graced [...]

MUST 15th Annual Research Dissemination Conference

THEME: “Collaborative Transformational Research for Sustainable Community Development” DATE: November 22nd 2019 The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 15th MUST Annual Research Dissemination Conference to be held on 22nd November, 2019 under the theme: “Collaborative Transformational Research for Sustainable Community Development”. This year’s conference shall be preceded by a one day internal PhD Symposium on 21st November, 2019 and an exhibition on the same day of the conference. The conference [...]

First Mile Capacity Building Grants- Call for Applications

The Faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) has received funds under the First Mile Program under the Capacity Building Grant in Dean's Office with opportunities of up to Five (5) Research Grants of 4,629 USD Dollars each to any faculty (Academic Staff) within the Faculty of Medicine at MUST or Clinician at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) to conduct applied impactful research. The Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine is accepting applications for these 5 [...]

Scholarship Opportunities, 2019/2020- First Mile Program

The Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce the availability of Scholarship opportunities under the First Mile Program for trainees enrolled at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) in the programs outlined below; The First Mile scholarship offers tutition fees and research support for; 08 First Year Master of Medicine (MMED) enrolled at the Faculty of Medicine, MUST for the following programs: Anesthesia; Ear, Nose and Throat; Dermatology; Radiology; Pshychiatry amd Pathology. 16 Master of Nursing Science (MNS) students [...]


Maternal Newborn and Child Health Institute (MNCHI) in collaboration with the University of Calgary recently worked with Mr. Michael Lang ( and launched Digital Storytelling (DST). In this technological age, storytelling has begun to change from oral and written, to digital formats. Since time immemorial, educating, empowering, teaching, warning and wisdom have been passed on from generation to generation through story telling. Digital stories are short movies which use images, videos, a voiceover, and various video editing techniques, to share [...]