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Reconsider VAT, Income tax for universities - Archbishop

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The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda The Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali has criticized the unfair tax regime for institutions of higher learning

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Church of Uganda sets up annual UCU Sunday


The Church of Uganda (COU) has designated every last Sunday of September as Uganda Christian University (UCU) Sunday..

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UCU students in massive tree planting campaign

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Under their umbrella body, Young Forester’s Conservation Association, the students launched their campaign

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Rev. Canon Dr. Alfred Olwa Elected Bishop


Dr. Olwa was ordained a priest in 1994 and has served as the Archdeacon and Diocesan Secretary in Lango Diocese

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How many Intakes are at Uganda Christian University?

There are three intakes in an academic year, in (ADVENT) September, (EASTER) January and (TRINITY)May. Each of the intakes might have a different set of programs offered. For more details, proceeed to the applications page for details.

Who can apply?

Ugandan Applicants must have the minimum national entry requirements.

All other International applicants must have qualifications that are recognized for University entry in their respective countries. For help, contact admissions office Visit the international student page here.

How can one apply?

Applicants are required to pay a nonrefundable application fee of Ush. 50,000/= or $25 at any Stanbic bank branch in Uganda then proceed to the Academic office and present a receipt at the front desk for an application form. Visit the applications page here.

Summary of University admissions procedure

  1. Know the programs we offer and the different intakes and make choices
  2. Apply
  3. Check for the results of the application
  4. If admitted pick admission letter
  5. Confirm acceptance by paying a non refundable tuition fee deposit.

I am not a Ugandan, how can I apply?

  • Know the programs we offer and the different intakes and make choices
  • Download application forms and fill them
  • Check for the results of your application on the dates specified below
  • If admitted pick admission letter or request for it by emailing to
  • Confirm acceptance by paying a non refundable tuition fee deposit.

What are the fees payment policies?

University fees may be paid in full at the opening of a semester or in two equal installments. Full Prompt Payment: EXEMPTS the student from payment of the Registration fee of 50,000/= (Fifty thousand Shillings). More information on payment can be found here.

For more details contact our admission counselors by clicking here.

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