St. Lawrence University (Uganda)

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St. Lawrence University (Uganda) (SLAU)
Motto Light Your Candle
Type Private
Established 2006
Chancellor Edward Ssekandi[1]
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Kakinda Frank Mbaaga
Administrative staff
100+ (2014)
Students 3,500+ (2014)
Location Mengo, Kampala, Uganda
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

St. Lawrence University (Uganda) (SLAU) is a private university in Uganda.


The University campus is located in Mengo, Rubaga Division, in central Kampala, Uganda's largest city and capital. The university campus sits on 11 acres (0.045 km2) of land and is located near Kabaka's Lake, in Mengo, close to the main Lubiri (Palace of the Kabaka of Buganda), 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the central business district of Kampala. The coordinates of the main campus of SLAU are 0° 18' 6.00"N, 32° 33' 43.00"E (Latitude:0.301667; Longitude: 32.561945).[2]


The University was founded in 2006. The University took in the first class of students in September 2007.[3]

Academic departments[edit]

SLAU is composed of five faculties:[4]

Courses offered[edit]

The following courses are offered at the University:

Undergraduate degree courses[edit]

Diploma courses[edit]

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Industrial Art and Design

Certificate courses[edit]

  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Certificate of Industrial Art and Design

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°18′06″N 32°33′43″E / 0.30167°N 32.56194°E / 0.30167; 32.56194