Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) one of the oldest private Universities in the country have opened another campus in Lira.
With already six well-established branches in four regions within the country, Ngetta campus in Lira District will be the seventh of its branches.
A press release dated 18 May 2018 and signed by the vice chancellor Rev. Prof John C. MA indicated that, National Council accredited the Ngetta campus for Higher Education (NCHE) on 20 February 2018.
“I am therefore extremely happy to inform the general public that Ngetta campus is now ready to open the first academic year 2018/2019 in August.” Read the press release.
UMU admits a total of not less than 5000 students for different academic programmes annually and thus among the courses to be offered at Ngetta campus includes: Bachelors of Business Administration and Management, Bachelors of Agricultural Economic and Agribusiness Management and Bachelors of Education primary.
Others are: Diploma in Agricultural Economics and agribusiness Management, Diploma in Animal Production and Farm Management, Diploma in Crop Production and Farm management and Bachelors of education primary (Distance).
“I wish to appeal to all concerned especially the politicians, religious and cultural leaders in this sub-region to give maximum support to this young campus so that it takes off like the others,” Rev Prof John said.
Ngetta campus is located 5km off Lira- Kitgum road at former National Teacher’s College (NTC) Ngetta.