Victoria University has offered students joining the institution for short courses this festive season up to 20% discount on fees. This is aimed at giving back to Ugandans, but also to ensure that people enjoy the festive season happily.
According to the University Vice Chancellor, Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, the offer ends on 31st December 2019.
He adds that the people are already excited about the offer, noting that over 100 students have already applied and continue to apply for the offer.
“With a short course of your choice, you can access the offer. Registration is already taking place for students to grab the opportunity of the festive offer; it will end on 31st December 2019,” Sharma said in an interview with Business Focus at Jinja Road based Victoria University.
The University offers many short courses including but not limited to Digital Marketing and Social Media, Foundation Mathematics, English language for university students, Effective Writing and Communication, Understanding the World Today, Entrepreneurial Development Studies, SPSS-Statistical Package For Social Sciences, Introduction to the Oil and Gas Industry, Export Trade Promotion, Certificate In Sustainable Microfinance and Basic Computer Applications
Victoria University recently registered a high turn up of students who were offered scholarships in various courses, where over 120 benefitted.
The scholarship was part of Ruparelia Foundation with the aim of allowing disadvantaged students from across the country access high quality education.
Victoria University was opened in August 2010 with the aim of revitalizing higher education in Uganda and in the region.
Rajiv Ruparelia, the promoter of Victoria University, noted that his team is committed to play a leading role in bringing and developing high–quality, student–centred learning opportunities based on standards of excellence that are unique, innovative and difficult to match.
“We are a cosmopolitan university with a wide range of nationalities,” he said. “We also have a reputation as a forward-thinking university through offering a vibrant and stimulating environment to further students’ studies,” added.
By Drake Nyamugabwa