All Saints University

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All Saints University Lango (ASUL)
All Saints University Lango logo.jpg
Motto "Striving for Academic Excellence"
Type Private
Established 2008
Chancellor John Charles Odur-Kami'[1]
Administrative staff
26+ (2010)
Students 300+ (2010)
Location Lira, Uganda
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

All Saints University, whose complete name is All Saints University Lango (ASUL), is a private university in Uganda. It is recognised as a university by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE).[2]

Location[edit]

ASUL is located on Adoko Road, in the southeastern part of the city of Lira, in Lira District, Northern Region, approximately 320 kilometres (200 mi), by road, north of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[3] The coordinates of the university campus are 2°14'46.0"N, 32°53'59.0"E (Latitude:2.246111; Longitude:32.899722).[4]

History[edit]

ASUL was founded in 2008 by the Diocese of Lango of the Church of Uganda. Although the founders and administrators of the university are Christians, the university admits students without regard to nationality, religious beliefs, or ethnicity. The first class of 90 undergraduate students was admitted in January 2009.[5] The courses taught at the university are accredited by UNCHE.[6]

Recent developments[edit]

In April 2014, Vice Chancellor Fred Opio Ekong died from injuries sustained during an automobile accident.[1][7]

Academics[edit]

As of January 2015, ASUL maintained three faculties:[8]

  • Faculty of Business Administration and Management
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Education

Courses[edit]

The following degree courses are offered at ASUL:

Faculty of Business Administration and Management[edit]

  • Bachelor of Business Administration and Management
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Faculty of Education[edit]

  • Bachelor of Primary Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education

Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

In addition to the degree courses, the university offers many diploma and certificate courses in the same or related fields.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Odongo, Bonny (2 April 2014). "All Saints University Vice Chancellor Ekong Dead". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  2. ^ UNCHE. "List of Licensed Private Universities In Uganda". Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Road Distance Between Kampala And Lira With Interactive Map". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Google. "Location of The Campus of All Saints University At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Patrick Okino, and Geoffrey Odyek (11 January 2009). "All Saints University Opens In Lira". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Okino, Patrick (3 May 2010). "Council Certifies Courses At All Saints University". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Apunyo, Hudson (5 April 2014). "Professor Opio Eulogised". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  8. ^ ASUL (2010). "All Saints University: Background - Faculties & Departments". All Saints University Lango (ASUL). Retrieved 1 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 02°14′46″N 32°53′59″E / 2.24611°N 32.89972°E / 2.24611; 32.89972