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Victoria University

As one of Uganda’s newest universities, Victoria University stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers and pushes pedagogical boundaries.

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



The university was opened in August 2010 and has has the capacity, the facilities and determination to revitalize higher education in Uganda and in the region. We are committed to playing a leading role in bringing and developing high– quality, student–centered learning opportunities based on standards of excellence that are unique, innovative and difficult to match.


To transform the lives of our students and advance Africa and beyond through our teaching and learning, diversity and inclusion, discovery, research and creativity, promotion of health, and deep community engagement.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Library services

The library is well-stocked and offers state of the art technology with modern facilities.

ICT services

Our excellent lab setup provides a productive environment for students, for the greatest student productivity in addition to the state of the art lab; each student is entitled to a free laptop to extend their productivity across our all access WIFI internet university.

Student Life

Victoria University Campus, a modern facility in the heart of Kampala, provides a learning environment at its own, offering:

  • State of the art and the most advanced Nursing Skills Lab in East and Central Africa
  • Bright and spacious classrooms
  • Modern computer labs
  • Modern library
  • Student areas
  • Internet access in a quiet environment

Student Reviews

Multidimensional and Culturally diverse
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was amazing.I got to be a student and yet be everything else i wanted to be.I was an ursher, a leader,class cordinator a marketer while doing my degree in International Relations.I also love that they reward the best students with a dinner every semester which is great motivation for better grades

IVY Kayitesi Rwasa rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study experience was diverse with people from different countries that exposed me to different cultures with experienced lecturers. There was s more of practical education and always out of my comfort zone. I had to explore my limits and discovered more of what I could do. My University is International University of East Africa but couldn't find it among your...