Events That Made UTAMU Stand Out in 2017

2018 is fast approaching and we are glad you walked the 2017 journey with us! The year was action packed and there are moments that made life worthwhile. UTAMU News has chosen to look back at the events and activities that made UTAMU stand out. In this article, we feature stories and moments that made news in 2017. Check them out! 

284 Awarded with Diplomas, Degrees, Masters and Postgraduate degrees

Some of the 2017 Postgraduate graduates.

Up to 284 students graduated with Masters Degrees, Post-graduate Diplomas, Bachelor’s degrees and Undergraduate Diplomas on Friday, 29th September 2017. The 3rd UTAMU Graduation ceremony was held at Silver Springs Hotel in Bugolobi, Kampala.  178 were males and 106 were females.

Four students were also awarded with gifts for demonstrating excellence and outstanding performance. The best male student at Postgraduate level was Owen Andrew Kalule and Miriam Kemigisha as the best female with a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management. Both students were from the School of Business and Management (SBM).

ICEBEG Conference

Some of the participants of the ICEBEG conference

Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) and SoSReS (Social Sciences Research Society) organized the Conference on eBusiness and eGovernment. ICEBEG is an annual event which fosters and promotes the discovery and dissemination of high quality research in the fields business and governance. The event was held on 20th January 2017 at Silver Springs.

The conference provided a platform for interdisciplinary audience of ICT, information systems, knowledge management, ebusiness, ecommerce, egovernment, egovernance professionals and researchers to address some of the issues and challenges facing the public and private sector today.

4TH ICTM Conference

UTAMU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Benon Basheka speaking at the 2017 ICTM Conference

UTAMU hosted a two day International Conference on Technology and Management (ICTM) on new trends, issues and challenges in the ICT, Governance and Management industry in Africa. The conference (7th-8th August 2017) was held at Silver Springs Hotel in Bugolobi, Kampala.

The conference was opened with paper, panel and practitioner sessions addressing topics related to Technology and Management and followed by a PhD Colloquium. It was attended by delegates from across different countries including South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria, and also from higher learning institutions in Uganda.

1st Cohort of MUST- UTAMU PhD students Graduate

Seven students under the MUST-UTAMU PhD program graduated on 28th October 2017 with doctorates in several disciplines. The Graduation ceremony took place at Mbarara University of Science and Technology on Saturday 28th October 2017

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) designed a joint institutional capacity building programme focusing on PhD training by research to respond to the need for PhD holders. The joint PhD programme covers areas of science, computing, economics, business administration, management, public administration and development studies.

UTAMU & Greenbridge to Bridge ICT & Entrepreneurial Skills Gap in Uganda

Vice Chancellor UTAMU Prof. Benon Basheka (on left) hands over an MOU to the Managing Director of Greenbridge, Eng. Karen (center)

UTAMU is jointly working with Greenbridge School of Open Technologies to bridge the ICT and entrepreneurial skills gap among youth in Uganda. On 5th July 2017, UTAMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Greenbridge to deliver high end computing needs, impart entrepreneurial skills and prepare students for the dynamic employment world. UTAMU will be able to tap into more advanced computing technologies that will benefit its students.

Student Innovations

Four teams from UTAMU Innovation Hub showcased transport innovations in the Kampala Transport Hackathon Challenge this year as solutions to the current transport challenges.

The hackathon is a platform to share information on some of the transport challenges the public transport system is facing, and an opportunity to create possible solutions for these challenges ranging from the ever growing traffic situation, pollution, pedestrians, cyclists, street cleaning, street parking, garbage collections, infrastructure, road safety and emergency handling.

Other students from the university have also worked on several innovations on maternal health, myhosplink which helps users to locate the nearest hospitals, ambulances and check out doctor schedules. Other ongoing innovations include; cellyaka, bodafix, polutrapp and Ntwalaako.


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