King Ceasor University

Ignite The Future

KCU NEWSLETTER

The Bridge, Let's Connect

Friday, 17th March, 2023

Volume 1

VICE CHANCELLOR’S MESSAGE

Dear KCU Community,

I want to take this opportunity to recognize the incredible contribution of the management, staff, and students of King Ceasor University in ensuring that we become an internationally distinct center of academic excellence.  On that note, I introduce and present to you the Inaugural issue of King Ceasor University Newsletter, “the bridge” which will be a communication tool within the community and a platform for showcasing ideas, developments, and creativity within the various departments. I am sure it will become a must-read on the chronicles of the happenings at King Ceasor University.

I congratulate the editorial team and wish them all the best as they capture the soul of King Ceasor University and I am looking forward to reading many more excellent issues in the times to come.

KCU Management News

KCU Strategic Planning Meeting

King Ceasor University management successfully concluded its strategic management process with the objective of formulating a strategic plan, which will guide King Ceasor University in meeting its core functions of teaching and learning, conducting research, and community engagement with excellence for the next five years. It was conducted on 2nd March 2023 at Las Vegas hotel in Kampala. The workshop was facilitated by the Dean of Business School Dr. Mulema Sabiiti, an expert in organizational theories and management. It was attended by the Deans of Schools and Directors from the various Directorates who were divided and grouped into small teams with each tackling a particular aspect of the strategic plan.

 In his opening remarks, the Deputy Vice-chancellor Mr. Egesa Ronald Leonard welcomed the members in attendance and briefed them about a strategic plan as a document that focuses on high-level University requirements and its role in the efficient management and functioning of King Ceasor University. He further guided the different teams on how to approach the various tasks assigned to them before their breakout sessions. The team discussions were followed by presentations from group representatives.

During her closing remarks the vice-chancellor, Dr. Charity Basaza Mulenga thanked King Ceasor University management for its enormous support and contribution to King Ceasor University and assured them that the University was moving to greater heights and in the right direction of becoming an international center of academic excellence.

KCU Senate Meeting

The University held its Senate meeting on 16th  March 2023 in preparation for University graduation.

The meeting focused on reviewing and approving students’ academic records to ensure that they have met all the necessary requirements to graduate. Members were asked to do  thorough verification  to ascertain  that students have fully completed all required courses and fulfilled any necessary credit outstanding issues and academic misconduct cases. This was done to ensure that the graduands have met the academic standards and requirements in addition to upholding the integrity and quality of King Ceasor University academic programs.

QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT

The Quality Assurance Department successfully held its Quality Assurance workshop on the 10th of March 2023. The team headed by the director Dr. Anabella Habinka Ejiri welcomed all the members present and introduced them to the facilitator of the day Dr. Ssengendo Francis a quality assurance expert from Nkumba University, and a member of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) quality assurance expertise committee. The workshop was centered on institutional self-assessment as a tool to help KCU improve its quality as a higher education service provider in Uganda.

During the training, he introduced members to the various quality assurance frameworks used globally in the higher education sector and narrowed down to the East African quality assurance framework as a guide for Universities in Uganda. He stressed the need for the institution to have a well-established quality assurance department that designs self-assessment mechanisms for all departments. 

He guided the trainees on the evaluation of the existing Quality Assurance systems in King Ceasor University and hinted at the need to always conduct analysis of the patterns and trends across the different departments within the University.

He emphasized the need to teach people how to conduct self-assessment and the need to always have a feedback mechanism through which data from the various stakeholders in regard to the services offered by the University can be channeled.

He informed members that a university self-assessment exercise leads to the development of a university document known as a University Self-Assessment Report which must be been well written defining the key strategies on how best the University can be improved as it consists of an improvement plan. In his final remarks, he stated that this was an important document which has to be submitted to the NCHE so as to be granted or renew a charter.

By QA Team

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

The department of library services is located on the first floor of the main university building. It has recorded a consistent improvement in the provision of library services over the years to the University community, The University library has been registered with the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL). This shall enable the KCU community to access a wide range of multidisciplinary academic resources remotely hence increasing research output and academic excellence within the different faculties. The library takes this opportunity to appreciate management and encourage students and staff to utilize the diverse knowledge resources available at their disposal.

In addition to the academic collection that aids in the daily instruction the library boasts of a collection of books for general readership. This month in our local authored section was graced with an autobiography by Major General Katirima Manoni Phinehas titled “compelled to Action; Struggle for Self Determination. It’s a captivating story of a boy born to peasants who becomes a member of parliament, military General and a Diplomat. It’s a must read for anyone looking for inspiration and wants to look beyond their existing circumstances.

Ongoing activities

The Library department wishes to inform all students seeking library clearance in preparation of next week’s graduation that first they have to clear with the various departments before they can be cleared by the library

By Library Department

COMMUNICATION FROM ICT

The University’s technology team is always pleased to support the diverse departments across campus by integrating technology into their daily operations. This includes implementing staff and student email accounts, offering Google Workspace training to improve productivity and collaboration, and currently working on maintaining the University network and upgrading its website.

The team requests that department heads and Directorates submit their respective programs and courses for upload to the site. It is also important for everyone to update their passwords and keep their devices up-to-date with the latest security patches to maintain a secure digital environment.

The technology team is dedicated to providing advanced IT support to both students and staff to ensure they can carry out their duties effectively. We are committed to serving this great University to the best of our ability.

Please note that if you have any IT-related concerns, you are welcome to visit the ICT Office on the 2nd floor, room B2.5.

HE. RUSEKA FRANCIS

COMMUNICATION FROM THE GUILD OFFICE

Dear King Ceasor University Fraternity,

It is with great pleasure and honor that I assume the position of Guild President. Iam thrilled to serve as the voice of the students’ body and to represent the interests of our great University. 

I am writing to you today to express my appreciation for the role that fraternities

play on our campus. Your organization serves as a place of belonging, support, and camaraderie for many of our students. As the Guild President, I am committed to ensuring that all students feel welcome and included in our University community, regardless of their affiliation.

I would also like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of responsible behavior and respectful treatment of each other. We all have a responsibility to maintain a safe and respectful campus environment. This includes refraining from hazing, discrimination, or any behavior that may harm others.

As Guild President, I am committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity, respect,and responsibility. I look forward to working with all members of our community, including fraternities, to achieve this goal.

I encourage you to reach out to me or any member of the Guild Executive if youhave any questions, concerns, or ideas about how we can work together to make our University a better place for all students.

Thank you for your attention and support.

Sincerely,

H.E RUSEKA FRANCIS

2023/2024 King Ceasor University Guild President

King Ceasor University Guild Cabinet 2023-2024

NoMINISTRY NAMECLASS
1VICE PRESIDENTH.E TWONGIRWE RONAHLLB 2.2
2PRIME MINISTERHON. UZABAKIRIHO VIATORIBCFCI 2.2
3DEPUTY PRIME MINISTERHON. NATUKUNDA LOVISMBCHB 2.2
4MINISTER ACADEMIC AFFAIRSHON. NIWASIMA MARVINMBCHB 2.1
5DEPUTY MINISTER OF ACADEMICSHON. ARINAITWE MARTINMBCHB 3.2
6MINISTER OF CULTURE AND MOBILISATIONHON. BIHIBINDI VALLENCEBBA 2.1
7DEPUTY MINISTER OF CULTURE AND MOBILISATIONHON. DENISE AKAMPURIRAMBCHB 2.2
8MINISTER OF ESTATES AND ENVIRONMENT AND GRC BPG & BOGHON. SANYU ROBERTBPG 2.1
9DEPUTY MINISTER OF ESTATES AND ENVIRONMENT AND GRC AGRICHON. TURINAYO DERICKBAG 2.1
10MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRSHON. HAMUZA ADAMMBCHB 3.1
12MINISTER FOR FINANCE AND GRC MBCHBHON. KALISA JULIUSMBCHB 2.1
14MINISTER FOR GENDER, ETHICS AND INTEGRITYHON. EMILLY ATUSASIREMBCBH 2.2
15DEPUTY MINISTER FOR GENDER, ETHICS AND INTEGRITYHON. MUGENYI STEPHENMBCHB 3.1
16MINISTER OF HEALTHHON. MBONYE STEVENMBCHB 3.1
17DEPUTY MINISTER OF HEALTH AND GRC ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCESHON. NIYONZIMA EZRADCM 2.2
18MINISTER FOR INFORMATIONHON. JUNIOR MFITUNDINDABCFCI 2.2
20MINISTER FOR JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRSHON. MUBANGIZI INNOCENTLLB 3.1
21DEPUTY MINISTER FOR JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRSHON. AINEMBABAZI GILLIANMBCHB 2.2
22MINISTER FOR OFF CAMPUS AFFAIRSHON. RUTAMIRIKA EVANSMBCHB 3.1
23DEPUTY MINISTER FOR OFF CAMPUS AFFAIRS AND GRC BSNHON. NAAMALA FLAVIABSN 3.1
24MINISTER FOR PRODUCTION AND EMPLOYMENTHON. KABURA FAROUKMBCHB 2.1
25DEPUTY MINISTER FOR PRODUCTION AND EMPLOYMENT AND GRC COMPUTINGHON. NYIRAGUHIRWA IMMACULATEBCFCI 2.2
26MINISTER FOR RESEARCH AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGYHON. OGWANG FRANCISMBCHB 3.1
27DEPUTY MINISTER FOR RESEARCH AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGYHON. BRENDAH TUMUHIMBISEMBCHB 2.2
28MINISTER FOR SECURITY AND GRC BPG & BOGHON. BYIRINGIRO BENEDICTOBPG 2.2
29DEPUTY MINISTER FOR SECURITY AND GRC COMPUTINGHON. TWIZERE JOHNBOSCOBCFCI 2.1
30MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRSHON. SANTOS BYAMUKAMAMBCHB 3.1
31DEPUTY MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRSHON. KARUGABA VINCENTMBCHB 2.1
32MINISTER OF SPORTS AND GAMES AND CHAIR GAMES UNIONHON. ARINDA LEACKEYMBCHB 3.1
33DEPUTY MINISTER OF SPORTS AND GAMES AND GRC BSNHON. MAYAMBALA NANTEZA VIOLETBSN 3.1
34MINISTER FOR STUDENTS AFFAIRSHON. KAGAHE JAMADAHMBCHB 2.2
35DEPUTY MINISTER FOR STUDENTS AFFAIRS.HON. MUHOOZI NASEEMMBCHB 1.2
36MINISTER FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND REP OF PWDsHON. NYIRABAKUNZI JUDITHMBCHB 1.1