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- 1 History
- 2 Campus
- 3 Organization and administration
- 4 Notable academics
- 5 Notable alumni
- 6 Notable faculty
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
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
In 1928 the trade and technical courses at Makerere College (now Makerere University) were split off into the new Kampala Technical School. The school moved to Nakawa and became the Kampala Technical Institute. In 1958 that school was moved to Kyambogo renamed Uganda Technical College and then was finally renamed Uganda Polytechnic, 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
The university campus is located on Kyambogo Hill.
Organization and administration
As of January 2012,, Kyambogo University had six faculties and one school:
- 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
- John Ssebuwufu - Chemist, academic, and academic administrator. Chancellor of Kyambogo University since 19 February 2014.
- Elly Katunguka - Veterinarian, academic, and academic administrator - Vice chancellor of Kyambogo University since 13 February 2014.
- Christine Amongin Aporu MP, Minister of State for Teso Affairs since 2011
- Henry Bagiire, Minister of State for Agriculture, 2011-2016
- Charles Bakkabulindi, MP, Minister of State for Sports since 2005 
- Rukiya Chekamondo, Minister of State for Privatisation, 2006-2011
- Lukia Isanga Nakadama, Minister of State for Gender and Culture since 2006
- Daniel Kidega, 4th Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly since 2014
- Hannington Sengendo, Vice Chancellor of Nkumba University since 2013.
- Arthur Sserwanga, Vice Chancellor of Muteesa I Royal University since 2014.
- Anatoli Kamugisha, founder and MD of Akright Projects
- Richard Musani, marketing manager, Movit Products Limited
- Joanita Kawalya, musician and member of the Afrigo Band
- Rachael Magoola, musician and member of the Afrigo Band
- Irene Ntale, musician
- Stella Chesang, athlete and 2015 World Mountain Running Champion
- Henry Malinga, basketball player
- Brian Umony, footballer with KCCA FC and the Uganda national football team, known as the Uganda Cranes.
- Diana Nkesiga, Vicar of All Saints' Cathedral, Nakasero since 2007
- Julius Ocwinyo, poet and novelist
- Lubwa p'Chong, playwright
- John Ssebuwufu, Chancellor since 2014
- Elly Katunguka, Vice Chancellor since 2014
- Senteza Kajubi, Principal of the Kyambogo Institute of Higher Education, 1986-1990
- Venansius Baryamureeba, Assistant Lecturer, 1995-1996
- Edward Rugumayo, Lecturer, 1968-1969
- Sam Joseph Ntiro
- Elvania Namukwaya Zirimu
- Anguyo, Innocent (19 February 2014). "Professor Ssebuwufu Installed As Kyambogo Chancellor". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 30 January 2015.
- Wandera, Stephen (1 February 2016). "Kyambogo to admit more 25,000 students". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- Cula, Andres (2005). "Kyambogo University: Establishment of the University". The Uganda Higher Education Review. 2 (2): 23–26.
- Uganda. Public Service Review and Re-organization Commission (1990). Public Service Review and Reorganisation Commission, 1989-1990, Volume 1. Kampala, Uganda: Uganda. Ministry of Public Service and Cabinet Affairs. p. 272. OCLC 32432462.
- Ssekamwa, J. C. (1997). "Chapter 6: The Development of Technical Education". History and Development of Education in Uganda. Kampala, Uganda: Fountain Publishers. p. 155. ISBN 978-9970-02-059-1.
- Kiyaga-Mulindwa, David; Adupa, Cyprien B. (1998). Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo: Origins and development. Kampala, Uganda: Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo. OCLC 43985843.
- The Academic Divisions of Kyambogo University
- Akello, Joan (19 February 2014). "Professor John Ssebuwufu Appointed New Kyambogo Vice Chancellor". The Independent (Uganda). Kampala. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
- Anguyo, Innocent (13 February 2014). "Kyambogo University Gets New Acting Vice Chancellor". New Vision. Kampala. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
- Kyambogo University website
- Uganda education
- The New Vision University guide 2005-2006: Kyambogo University