|Kyambogo University (KYU)|
|Motto||Knowledge and Skills for Service|
|Chancellor||Professor John Ssebuwufu|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Elly Katunguka|
|Students||11,412 (yr 2003/2004)|
Kyambogo University was established in 2003 by the "Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001", by merging Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE).
Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo
Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK) evolved from a small technical school in 1928 before it was renamed Uganda Technical College and finally Uganda Polytechnic, Kyambogo.
Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo
Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK) started as a Government Teacher Training College in 1948 at Nyakasura, Kabarole District. In 1954, it transferred to Kyambogo Hill as a National Teachers’ College and later became ITEK by Statute of Parliament in 1989.
Uganda National Institute of Special Education
Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE) was affiliated to the Department of Special Education at the Faculty of Education of Makerere University, becoming an autonomous institution by Act of Parliament in 1998.
The university campus is located on Kyambogo Hill, approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) by road, east of the central business district of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, along the Kampala-Jinja Highway.
Organization and administration
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Special Needs & Rehabilitation
- Faculty of Vocational Studies
- School of Management & Entrepreneurship
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- Kyambogo University website
- Uganda education
- The New Vision University guide 2005-2006: Kyambogo University