Welcome to Cavendish University Uganda

At Cavendish University our goal is to provide our students with a high quality academic learning experience. This is achieved by ensuring that study programmes are delivered exceptionally by qualified and experienced lecturers. Courses are systematically monitored and updated to incorporate new developments and theories. This is targeted at having a successful graduate, who will be at a competitive position of applying for work, already possessing appropriate abilities, with solid understanding of the subject areas. Our mission of enhancing the human and ecological livelihoods for sustainable development means your future is our top priority. Our primary goal is to make sure that you leave as a more confident, skilled and knowledgeable person ready to take your steps in an exciting and rewarding career.


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


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

Core Values

  • Self-reliance: We strive to transform our students into self-confident citizens, entrepreneurs or employees with good judgment and perseverance.
  • Integrity: We treasure honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct in all our work and we have zero tolerance for corruption.
  • Responsibility: We promote a culture of personal and institutional accountability, and a commitment to good citizenship.
  • Excellence: We continually strive to do our best in teaching, learning and community engagement.
  • Respect: We see mutual-respect and appreciation of human diversity as an enabler of successful teamwork and happy coexistence.
  • Innovation: We are attentive and responsive to best practices in teaching, learning, and problem-solving.