Tasks Accomplished

During 2012/2013 the following was accomplished by the Task Taskforce mandated to steer the founding of Soroti University.

  • Appointment of the Taskforce and its inaugurated in September 2012 and embarked on the planning exercise.
  • Office space was identified December 2012 and furnished
  • Procurement of equipment and materials for the Taskforce Office was finalized.
  • Procurement of two double cabin cars was finalized by June 2013 and the cars delivered to Soroti waiting launching.
  • Land for university development was handed over to the Taskforce and the boundaries secured by March 2013
  • Needs Assessment were conducted by December 2012 and report produced
  • The Taskforce came up with draft strategic plan which will be refined in 2013/2014
  • Based on the needs assessment the academic Programmes were identified and curriculum developers started developing the following Programmes by May 2013
    • B.Sc. Computer Science (Major and Minor Courses)
    • B.Sc. Mathematics (Major and Minor Courses,
    • B.Sc. Economics(Major and Minor Courses)
    • B.Sc. with Education
    • B.Sc. Biomedical Laboratory Science
    • B.Sc. Accounting Finance and Computing
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    • B.Sc. In Nursing
    • B.Sc. Biomedical Sciences
  • Drawing university Zoning plan as prelude to the future Master Plan for specific land use which was done by 2013
  • Structural plans and drawings for the first educational facilities. May 2013
  • Budgeting 2013/14 for funding the university development from Government of Uganda.)
  • Benchmarking on setting up the School of Health Sciences