Cavendish University Uganda

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Cavendish University Uganda (CUU)
Established 2008
Type Private
Chancellor Dr. Kenneth Kaunda
Location Kampala, Uganda
0° 18' 4.00"N, 32° 35' 36.00"E
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

Cavendish University Uganda (CUU), is a private university in Uganda.

Location[edit]

The university campus is located at 1469 Ggaba Road, in Nsambya, a southern suburb of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country. Nsambya is located approximately 5 kilometres (3.1 mi), by road, southeast of the central business district of Kampala.[1] The coordinates of the university campus are:0° 18' 4.00"N, 32° 35' 36.00"E (Latitude:0.301112; Longitude:32.593334).

Overview[edit]

The university started operating in 2008. At the opening ceremony, the former Zambian President, Kenneth Kaunda, who is the Chancellor of the university, was among the dignitaries present.[2] Cavendish University Uganda is affiliated with Cavendish College London, Cavendish University Tanzania and Cavendish University Zambia. CUU held its first graduation ceremony in November 2011.

History[edit]

The university opened with 45 students in the premises formerly occupied by Makerere High Scchool, on Makerere Hill. The student body grew to over 250 in 2009.[3][4] In 2010, CUU moved to its current, brand new campus on Ggaba Road, opposite the Embassy of the United States of America to Uganda.

Courses offered[edit]

As of November 2011, the following courses are offered at Cavendish University Uganda:[5]

Postgraduate courses
Undergraduate courses

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Coordinates: 0°18′04″N 32°35′36″E / 0.301112°N 32.593334°E / 0.301112; 32.593334