UCU Kampala Campus Building Handed Over, Transformation Initiative Launched


Uganda Christian University’s (UCU) top management, led by the Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi, has officially received the UCU School of Law building at the Kampala Campus. UCU’s top management received the new building from the constructors: KRAFT Construction Company Limited.

The ceremony, held on May 22, 2024, at UCU’s Kampala Campus marked a crucial step forward in the university’s development journey.

During the event, Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi also launched the UCU Campus Transformation Initiative (UCU CTI: 2024-2030), a development project aimed at further contributing to efforts towards keeping the university at the helm of being a center of excellence not only in Africa but in the globe. The full unveiling of the initiative took place today May 23, 2024, during the bi-weekly Community Worship Service in Nkoyoyo Hall, UCU Main Campus.

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UCU Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi and top management officially receive the UCU Law Building from KRAFT Construction.

At the heart of the UCU CTI are five key points, which Prof. Mushengyezi elaborated on (in no specific order) during the launch:

1. Trained, Equipped, and Motivated Team to Lead the Transformation: UCU is committed to developing a team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals who will drive the transformation process. This team will be equipped with the necessary tools and resources to ensure the initiative’s success.

2. Digitized Campus Services: UCU aims to leverage technology to enhance the student experience, improve efficiency, and streamline campus operations. This includes the implementation of digital platforms for learning, administration, and communication.

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Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi explaining the 5 key points of the UCU Campus Transformation Initiative during the launch.

3. Refurbished Campus Facilities: The university plans to renovate and upgrade its facilities to create a conducive learning environment. This includes the construction of new buildings and refurbishment of classrooms, libraries, and other infrastructure.

4. Paved and Remodeled Walkways and Roads: UCU aims to upgrade its walkways and roads to create a safe and accessible campus environment. This includes paving and remodeling walkways, roads, and parking areas to enhance mobility and accessibility.

5. Landscaped, Green, and Clean Campuses: The university is committed to creating and maintaining a beautiful, green, and sustainable campus environment. This includes landscaping, planting trees and flowers, and implementing initiatives to keep the campus clean and green.

In his remarks, Prof. Mushengyezi emphasized the significance of the UCU CTI, stating, “In the next few years, we shall be able to bring to life the vision of our founders – that UCU will reflect the vision of a center of excellence not only in Africa but the entire globe.”

Compiled by Irene Best Nyapendi and Jimmy Siyasa

Edited By: Harriet Adong, Consultant at UCU’s Communication and Public Relations Department