Victoria University in Robust January Intake Exercise

Ghana produced a storming comeback and Algeria ratified their top ranking as both advanced to the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Tuesday with victories in their last Group C matches.

Ghana were a goal down at halftime but beat South Africa 2-1 in Mongomo with two late strikes while Algeria ended Senegal’s hopes with a 2-0 triumph in Malabo.

Both finished on six points, visit medications and will play in the last eight in Malabo on Sunday, page purchase but Ghana top the group on the head-to-head result between the two.

Andre Ayew rose majestically to head the winner seven minutes from time as Ghana produced a rousing second half showing after being 1-0 down to Mandla Masango’s goal.

The South Africa winger struck arguably the best goal of the tournament in Equatorial Guinea to give his side, pharmacy recipe who like Ghana needed a win to reach the last eight, the lead after 17 minutes.

He struck a full volley from a standing position that looped over the head of Ghana goalkeeper Razak Braimah.

A double switch from Ghana’s new coach Avram Grant, who modestly refused to take any credit, galvanised their second half possession into two goals in 10 minutes and a second successive late win after Friday’s triumph over Algeria.

John Boye equalised in the 73rd as he was left unmarked to finish off a scuffed shot from Ayew, who then got onto the end of Christian Atsu’s cross for the winner 10 minutes later.



“It was called the ‘Group of Death’ but we were alive with our spirit and our fighting ability,” said Grant. “The players gave 100 percent and we fully deserved it.”

Senegal needed a draw to advance but their star-studded side crashed out to Algeria, who are the continent’s top-ranked side.

An early goal from Riyad Mahrez and a superb late strike by Nabil Bentaleb gave Algeria also two wins out of three in the group.

They and Ghana now await Wednesday’s conclusion of Group D to find out the identity of their quarterfinal opponents.

Mahrez slotted beneath advancing Senegal goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul after 11 minutes to give Algeria the lead.

Bentaleb fired into the corner of the net from outside the box in the 81st minute to make sure of their progress.

Senegal finished with four points while South Africa were bottom of the standings with one.

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The fast-growing Victoria University in Kampala has stepped up its awareness campaigns in the country for the much-anticipated January intake.

“The intake is right now on across Uganda and the World, page ” said the Vice Chancellor, buy Stephen Isabalija on Wednesday morning.

Prospective students have since been urged to visit the University’s campus along Jinja road in Kampala or check the website

Guidelines on the registration exercise are being handed to the public in Kampala especially Metroplex Naalya and Bugolobi Village Mall (30th, 31st January 2015).

Last year, more than 30 newly registered students received brand new laptops handed over to them by the institution’s chancellor Dr. Martin Aliker.

“This is a unique opportunity as we want to move more than times in helping students become computer literate because this is where the world is moving and we don’t want them to be left behind,” Aliker noted.

Dr. Isabalija stressed that the laptops would help students compete favourably with others in terms of knowledge adding that this would help them explore their talents.

“This is the only way the beneficiaries will be at the same level with their counterparts in other parts of the ICT world which is moving at a higher speed. We hope they will be able to design their own websites and do many other things using the gadgets and this will be beneficial to them,” Isabalijja added.

Fred Poggo, a student at the university says the ambience is incomparable to top institutions he has seen in Kenya and Uganda.

Student research is backed by an extensive e-library, with limitless internet connection trough wifi.

Dr Isabalija further states that studies are largely hands-on as most lecturers are practicing industrialists — bankers, engineers, doctors.

Nursing and Midwifery students also have access to expensive gadgets they utilize in practical sessions.

Below are some of the under graduate courses offered by the University.

Bachelor of Business Administration (3 Years), Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics (3 Years), Bachelor of Banking and Finance (3 Years),

Bachelor of Business Administration (3 Years)

Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics (3 Years)

Bachelor of Banking and Finance (3 Years)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Public Administration and Management (3 Years)

Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (3 Years)

Bachelor of Journalism and Media Studies (3 Years)

Bachelor of Human Resource Management (3 Years)

Bachelor of Int. Relations and Diplomatic Studies (3 Years)

Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Computer Science (3 Years)

Bachelor of Business in Information Systems (3 Years)

Bachelor of Business Computing (3 Years)

Bachelor of Information Technology (3 Years)

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) (3 Years)

Bachelor of Midwifery Science (2 Years)

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition & Dietetics (BHND) (4 Years)

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