Kyambogo Embarks On Multibillion Expansion Project

dosage sans-serif; color: #222222;”>The multibillion ambitious plan envisages erecting many buildings to address the shortage of teaching and office space, accommodation, structures for income generating activities like restaurants and guest houses, bio fuel plant which will replace fuel and diesel to power motor vehicles and incubators for premature babies, among other developments.

The Public Relations Officer, Lawrence Madete, told Chimpreports in an exclusive interview, that the university has about 180 hectares of land surrounding it and more idle hectares of land located in Mukono which call for more developments.

According to Prof Eli Katunguka, the 1st deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Kyambogo is the first ever and one of the only Universities in Uganda and East Africa to embrace the special needs and the rehabilitation field as one of its core areas of training and research.

He says the university is destined become a home of special needs and rehabilitation centre in Uganda and the entire region.

Katunguka further notes, that apart from embracing science technology and engineering, the university is also trying hard to keep pace with global trends by continuously building capacity in information and communication technology, an objective that will enable all students acquire the necessary component of computer training.


The multibillion project estimated to cost over $5bn will entail developments like ICT development, library and laboratory expansion, equipment of the computer library demolishing and expanding of lecture rooms, halls of residence, and other agricultural developments.

Currently, Kyambogo University has a population of over 24,000 students and a total of 30,000 students in affiliated colleges.

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