Uganda Pentecostal University
|Chancellor||Bishop Reuben Kisembo|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor John Ntambirweki|
|Location||Fort Portal, Uganda
00 39 44N, 30 15 58E
The main campus of the university is located in the town of Fort Portal, Kabarole District, in Western Uganda, approximately 320 kilometres (200 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital city. This location is approximately 1 kilometre (0.62 mi), by road, west of downtown Fort Portal, on the road to Bwamba. The coordinates of the main campus are:0°39'44.0"N, 30°15'58.0"E (Latitude:0.662222; Longitude:30.266111).
The university started operating in 2001 as the Grotius School of Law and Professional Studies , with a campus in Mengo, a neighborhood in Lubaga Division, in western Kampala, Uganda's capital city. The school initially operated as part of another university. In 2004, the school was advised by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE), to apply for a separate license. After disagreements between the university and UNCHE were settled in court, the university was licensed on August 9, 2005 by the UNCHE.
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The programs in which the university offers degrees include the following:
Faculty of business administration
Faculty of law
Faculty of education
- Bachelor of Arts in social sciences
- Bachelor of Development Studies
Faculty of journalism and communication science
- Bachelor of Journalism & Communication
- Bachelor of Information Technology
Faculty of arts
- Education in Uganda
- Fort Portal
- Western Region, Uganda
- List of universities in Uganda
- List of university leaders
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