Victoria University’s Bachelor Of Pharmacy Program Earns Accreditation From NCHE

Victoria University’s Bachelor Of Pharmacy Program Earns Accreditation From NCHE

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: Victoria University’s Bachelor Of Pharmacy Program has finally been accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) making it the sixth accredited institution in Uganda offering the program.

The development was confirmed by the University Vice Chancellor, Dr. ᒪawrence Muganga who commended the administration and the faculty of health sciences for their hard work in obtaining this accreditation.

”I am happy to announce that Victoria University’s Bachelor of Pharmacy program has received accreditation, making us the 6th university in Uganda to offer an accredited Bachelor of Pharmacy program, providing top-tier health science education. Meeting the rigorous standards set by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and having the most state-of-the-art Pharmacy Laboratory in Uganda highlights our commitment to excellence in education and preparing future pharmacists for successful careers” Dr. Muganga confirmed.

”I commend our administration and the Faculty of Health Sciences for their hard work in obtaining this accreditation. Acknowledgment is also due to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) for their forward-thinking, and to the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda for their pivotal role in ensuring a seamless accreditation process, ultimately promoting excellence in Uganda’s pharmaceutical education. The future shines brightly, and Victoria University’s zeal for fostering a supportive learning environment, driving innovation, and meeting healthcare needs, both locally and globally, has never been stronger” he added.

According to management at Victoria University, experts from the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU) and National Council for Higher Education recently carried out a joint inspection at the University to ascertain whether it meets the requirements to offer the program.

During the inspection, the team of experts were fully convinced beyond doubt that indeed, Victoria University met all the requirements set by NCHE including a state- of- the- art laboratory with modern equipment, highly trained personnel, safety measures, among others which have been fully fulfilled by the University thus the accreditation.

It’s worth noting that Victoria University is currently registering learners for the new intake that is set to begin on May 3, 2024. So you are not too late to register for any program of your choice and secure your spot at Uganda’s most prestigious University

To bring you up to speed, Victoria University’s Work Integrated Learning Programme places students in a natural working environment as part of the curriculum for every Programme hosted at this University.

Under the stewardship of Dr Lawrence Muganga as Vice Chancellor, VU also has the VClass, a digital blended learning platform which allowed students to learn remotely and virtually. Not only lectures are offered through this world-class system, but students are also able to do online tuition payments and online exams.

Upon admission, the University starts with the Career Readiness and Employability Programme, and students later join the Work Integrated Learning stage, where students are sent to various companies, schools, and industries to fit in the real world of work, even before graduation, with no hassle.

Meanwhile, the University has waived off registration fees for the upcoming intake for 2024 academic calendar, urging potential students, especially S.6 vacists to enroll now for the next intake.

Victoria University which is now the leading university in Uganda stands out as a pivot of academic excellence, offering a fresh and intellectually thriving environment that nurtures critical and progressive thinkers and pushes pedagogical boundaries.

The University is centrally located in the heart of Kampala City and on the main public transportation routes coupled with ample parking space.

The University is also a cosmopolitan university, accredited by the National Council for Higher Education with a wide range of nationalities.

For More About Victoria University, Call +256 782 397 699 or +256 707 780 158 or pass by the University’s main campus located at Victoria Towers, Plot No. 1-13 Jinja Road, PO.Box 30866 Kampala, an accessible web community

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