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MUST joins International day for PWDs

Since 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for 2019 IDPD is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’. The theme focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges to ‘leave no one behind’ and recognizes disability as [...]

MUST Holds 15th Annual Research Dissemination Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology held its 15th Annual Research Dissemination Conference on Friday, 22nd November 2019 at Igongo Cultural Centre, Mbarara. The conference was held under theme- "Collaborative Transformational Research for Sustainable Development" and further broken down into 10 Sub-themes. L-R: Dr. Warren Naamara- Chairperson University Council, Prof. Celestino Obua- Vice Chancellor MUST, Prof. Charles Kwesiga- Executive Director UIRI The Opening session of the conference was presided over by the Chairperson of the University Council, Dr. Warren Naamara, the session [...]

MUST- Bughoye Health Centre Collaboration Pioneers Electricity-Free Oxygen System

The Mbarara University of Science and Technology- Bughoye Health Centre Collaboration is finalizing the installation of a Siphon electricity-free Oxygen Concentrator at Bughoye Health Centre in the Kasese district of Uganda. The initiative is a result of a collaboration between Mbarara University of Science and Technology and FREO2 Foundation, a not-for-profit health-promotion charity registered in the state of Victoria, Australia. The system has been designed to harness the energy of flowing water to directly produce oxygen. The validation of the [...]

MUST Holds 26th Graduation Ceremony

On Saturday 26th October 2019, Mbarara University of Science and Technology held a colorful celebration of its 26th Graduation Congregation at the university's Kihumuro Main Campus grounds in Mbarara. The function also served as a commemoration of the university's 30 year anniversary. A total of 1,031 graduands (including 11 PhDs) were awarded degrees and diplomas at a ceremony presided over by the university Chancellor Prof. Charles Olweny together with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Celestino Obua. The Minister of Education and Sports, [...]

MUST’s Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Camp- Bwindi Impenetrable Park now open

Welcome to Mbarara University of Science and Technology's Buhoma Gorilla Trekking Camp in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Kanungu Uganda- The home of more than 50% of the world's mountain gorillas. The camp is managed by Kigezi Forest Cottages under the brand name of "KFC-MUST". The camp was set up as an initiative to harness income generation and innovation under the "Government of Uganda - African Development Bank support for Higher Education, Science and Technology (ADB-HEST)" Project. The camp has [...]