Victoria University Partners With MTN Uganda To Offer Scholarships To Innovative Teenagers Across The Country

By Uganda Online Media

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Maj Tom Magambo who has been in the Internal Security Organisations(ISO) as the new police Criminal Investigations Director.

“President Museveni has promoted Private Tom Magambo to the rank of Major and appointed him Director Criminal Investigations of the Uganda Police Force,” the acting UPDF spokesperson, Lt Col Ronald Kakurungu said in a statement.

Kampala: Victoria University has launched a partnership with telecommunications giant MTN Uganda which will see 10 scholarships awarded to creative and innovative teenagers across the country.

MTN Pulse and Victoria University will provide five full and five partial scholarships to Pulsers to commence studies in the university’s March intake.

According to Victoria University, the scholarships target creative and innovative teens with transformational ideas that can be developed and implemented positively impact society.

Dr, Lawrence Muganga the Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University noted that both the University and MTN Uganda are giving an opportunity to creative and innovative youth in the country to bring their transformational ideas to life and become society’s change agents in two semesters beginning with the first in March and another in September 2022.

Muganga added that every semester the university will welcome everyone who is creative and innovative.

The partnership between the two seeks to enable teens to attain further education for a prosperous future.

Muganga who boasts of the university’s academic excellence further noted that Victoria University is unique with outstanding education models that help students acquire and create knowledge through experiential learning.

“When you go to Victoria University, you are assured that you will graduate with 2-3 years experience and you also have an opportunity to be accorded a job placement through our partner organizations within and out of the country,” he said.

“We are the only university in East Africa that is implementing an experiential learning model through our work-integrated learning program; the priority of this program is to make sure that every student of the university is placed in a real job to gain the real experience needed in the labor market,” he added.

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