The 2017 Semester journey that started on 10th September 2017 with both and undergraduate and postgraduate students is coming to an end as students sit for their end of semester examinations.

Students in an examination

The week has been characterized by discussions, extensive reading and revision in all university lecture rooms.

The Academic Registrar, Mr. Mersian Tulyahebwa told UTAMU News that his team was prepared to administer examinations and ensure that all cases of examination malpractices are minimized.

To all the students sitting for exams, we can only say, “You have done your best, you have the sharpest memory, give these examinations your best shot! You are worth the best scores! 

The new UTAMU Electoral Commission was successfully vetted and below are the members that will guide the students when choosing the Guild Government for 2017/2018.

At the 2016 swearing in ceremony of the Electoral Commission.

Chairperson:                         Cleophus Tamale

Deputy Chairperson:               Michael Abili

Secretary:                          Angella Kihembo

Commissioner of Finance:   Blessing Namara

Public Relations:                Apio Sheilla Clara

Vice President UTAMU Guild 2016-2017, Ms Diana Nanyonjo has congratulated the new committee and called upon the students fraternity, to accord them all the cooperation to ensure a  smooth running of the voting process.

“I congratulate the new committee for making it through and thank all of those who sent in their applications, we appreciate your participation in the guild activities,” said Nanyonjo.

The swearing in ceremony of the Electoral Commission took place on Friday, 10th November 2017 at UTAMU main Campus in Lecture Room 1.

Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) is offering half-tuition undergraduate bursaries to respond to the growing youth unemployment in Uganda, and the growing threat of cyber security locally and internationally.

The bursaries are available to students who register for the following academic programmes;

  1. Diploma in Computing
  2. Diploma in Business Administration
  3. Bachelor of Science in Computer Security and Forensics,
  4. Bachelor of Science in Mobile Computing and Communications
  5. Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
  6. Bachelor of Project Planning and Management

UTAMU is a private University located in Bugolobi, Kampala offering certificate, diploma and degree academic programmes in the fields of Technology, Business and Management.

It delivers its programmes through an enriched experiential teaching and learning approach which blends face-to-face and virtual learning for the 21st century student.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

- Qualified candidates must apply and meet the minimum entry requirements for Diploma and Degree programmes as per the UTAMU admission guidelines available on the website (

- Candidates will be selected on merit basis

- The bursary will cover 50% of the tuition fees per the specified period of time in the curriculum

- The maximum slots available for each of the programmes above are 50 slots.

- Study time for these programmes is strictly day (8am-4pm) and Online (distance learning) .The Closing date is Monday, 30th December 2017.

For details, go to: LINK

Tuition and Bursary structure

Programme No. Years Tuition Per Year (UGX) Bursary Tuition per year (UGX) Study Time
Diploma in Computing 2 1,400,000 700,000 Day
Diploma in Business Administration 2 1,200,000 600,000 Day or Online
BSc. in Computer Security and Forensics 3 2,400,000 1,200,000 Day
BSc. in Mobile Computing and Communications 3 2,400,000 1,200,000 Day
BSc. in Accounting and Finance 3 2,300,000 1,150,000 Day or Online
Bachelor of Project Planning and Management 3 2,200,000 1,100,000 Day or Online




  • Located on Plot 6, Erisa Road, Bugolobi, Kampala with all your academic documents
  • Pick an application form of your choice
  • Fill it up and attach the required application documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit the application form to the registrar of the respective School


  • Go to the UTAMU main website
  • Scroll down and select the category of study interested in (Postgraduate, Undergraduate or Professional courses)
  • Go to the section of Apply Online
  • Click on it
  •              - Undergraduate
  • Fill in the required information in each of the tabs and attach copies of your academic documents (For multiple files, archive into one single zip/tar file before uploading)
  • After click on Submit button
  • After submitting, you will receive a message reading, Dear (name of applicant) we have received your application information, someone will get back to you using the contact information you have attached.


  • Go to the UTAMU main website
  • Scroll down and select the category of study interested in (Postgraduate, Undergraduate or Professional courses)
  • Go to the section of Download Application form
  • Click on it
  •                - Undergraduate
  • Download the form to your computer
  • Print out a copy
  • Fill in the required information in each of the tabs/spaces
  • After bring the application form to UTAMU Campus with all the copies of your academic documents
  • Or scan and send the application form to Attach all the required academic documents.

Applicants will be required to pay a none-refundable application fee of Uganda Shillings 50,000 to the following university account:-


Account Number: 1032200688793

Completed application form should be delivered with proof of application fees payment to the below address or by email to

UTAMU Student Resource Centre,

Plot 6, Erisa Road, Bugolobi, Kampala (view map)

P.O. Box 73307

Tel: +256 414 696 888 / +256 790 914 427 / +256 750 599 736


A student at Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) is among the five of the twelve best teachers in the Teachers Making a Difference competition that have been rewarded with an all-expense paid trip to the Republic of Ireland.

UTAMU Administrative building.

Emmanuel Angoda is a teacher and Head of ICT at Lira Town College in Lira district. He will be flown to Ireland alongside other teachers who nclude, Godfrey Arims (Lemusu Primary School in Nakapiripirit), Martin Kananura (Mbarara Municipal School), Prossy Muyinda (Victoria Junior School in Namutumba district) and Mary-Gorreti Akwi (Nakivale SS in Isingiro district).

The 12 winners were each awarded certificates, plaques and a cash prize of sh1.5m each.

This is the sixth edition of the Teachers Making a Difference competition. So far, 50 teachers have been awarded.

The campaign is part of the Ugandans Making a Difference project initiated by New Vision in 2008.

The project aims to recognise and reward those teachers who have innovatively used limited resources to make a positive impact on their communities.

More details in New Vision article at LINK.

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