NCHE clears UCU to admit medical students


The National Council for Higher Education has cleared Uganda Christian University (UCU) on the School of Medicine.

“So we call upon our medical students and dentists to prepare,” said Vice Chancellor Prof Aaron Mushengyezi.

Addressing press Tuesday, Mushengyezi said NCHE gave a green light to admit students for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

Students can apply online via or Call: +256 794 770 826 or Email:

“We are receiving applications for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery. (Five years, day program, UCU School of Dentistry, Mengo).”


The deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs, Dr John Kitayimbwa, said more than 90 per cent of the UCU students own laptops and about 92 per cent own a smart phone, adding that e-learning is possible and will be free.

Dr Kitayimbwa said the university had subscribed to MTN for data and students will only have to buy an MTN card at Shs3,000 and then connect to access the UCU academic servers.



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