Cavendish University Uganda boasts a student population of over 3,600 students, with more than 5,000 students having graduated from the Institution since its inception. Currently with four Faculties - Science and Technology, Business and Management, Socio-Economic Sciences, Law and a School of Post Graduate Studies; we offer certificates, diplomas, bachelors and master’s degrees that strive to address societal gaps.  At Cavendish University Uganda our goal is to provide our students with a high quality academic learning experience by ensuring that study programmes are delivered by qualified, experienced lecturers. Courses are systematically monitored and updated to incorporate new developments and theories. Our mode of teaching involves face-to- face interaction with students who are also offered module descriptions and teaching schedules ahead of time that includes tutorial questions and detailed case studies. This ensures there’s participatory learning and easy flow of knowledge and skills. Furthermore, our class sizes ensure that lecturers are able to provide quality education.


To provide accessible, high quality, research-driven education that transforms students into responsible, educated, employable, entrepreneurial citizens.


To be a model university in Africa that delivers a transformative, market-relevant quality education.

Coat of Arms

cavendish uganda court of arms

Governance / Administration

Prof. John F. Mugisha, Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. John F. Mugisha is a passionate academician, a leader in Public Health Planning and Management; and an avid scholar of Health Service provision. His interest in Health Services, Planning and Management has seen him become an international consultant on t...

Mr David Mutabanura, Executive Director

Mr. David Mutabanura is the Executive Director of Cavendish University Uganda in which role he leads and directs the operational, financial and administrative functions of the university. By partnering closely with the University Vice Chancellor and other stakeholders, he fosters a h...

Ms Alice Okure Akiteng, Librarian

Ms Alice Okure Akiteng is the University Librarian a role she serves with great interest, dedication and passion. She holds a Bachelors in Library and Information Sciences obtained from Makerere University, Kampala, a Diploma in Computer Science from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi;...


  • Letter of Interim Authority, Universities and Tertiary Institutions Act No. 7 of 2001 - December 18, 2007
  • License, Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) - June 2008 
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