Soroti University is set to launch two new programs as soon as the team from National Council for Higher Education who recently visited the University to inspect and assess their readiness and preparedness grants certificate of no objection.
On August 3, NCHE sent a team to assess the readiness of the University to admit students for Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy.
Prof. JR Ikoja briefing the team from NCHE. (Photo) by Nyene Juma Hassan
Headed by Dr Lule Ivan, the team included Dr Hussein Semambo K, Dr Benard S Bagaya, Mwesigye Jonas and Otai Simon Peter. Led by the University team, they inspected the teaching and learning facilities, the library, incinerator, laboratories, IT facilities, medical centre and interfaced with the teaching and technical support staff.
Welcoming the team to Soroti University, the vice Chancellor Prof. Ikoja assured the team from NCHE that the University is determined to submit more programs for accreditation and ready to welcome the team anytime to inspect their facilities to ensure quality.
NCHE team inspecting the equipment procured for the programs (photo) Nyene Juma Hassan.
Once given the clearance, the University will advertise for students to be admitted to the two programs. This will bring the number of courses offered at Soroti university to five.
The University currently has students pursuing Medicine, Nursing, and Computer and Electronics Engineering with pioneer students in their 4th year.
By Nyene Juma Hassan
Senior Communications Officer