History of Great Lakes Regional University GLRU

By | September 2, 2022

History of Great Lakes Regional University GLRU

History of Great Lakes Regional University GLRU – about GLRU…

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

2004: Great Lakes Regional University was founded, as a community college in 2004 in Kanungu, South-west Uganda, by Hon. Rev. Canon Dr. Hamlet Mbabazi Kabushenga following his long-term vision of empowered communities.

2007: The College became registered by the Ministry of Education as a Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Institution in 2007.

2007: In the same year, the then College was able to offer Bachelor’s degree programmes in affiliation with Nkumba University that is located near Entebbe in Wakiso district.

2009: The College was licenced in 2009 by the National Council for Higher Education as a tertiary institution that started offering diploma and certificate programmes.

2015: The National Council for Higher Education granted the College a private university status in 2015.

2016: H. E. The President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, officially opened Great Lakes Regional University on 6th January 2016. The dream of a University would not have come true if it were not for generous support and encouragement from our international partners. Details about partners are given under “Partnerships & Collaborations” given on this website.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • 1 To equip students with skills to transform communities.
  • 2 To become leading examples in academic excellence.
  • 3 To emphasize practical skills and vocational training.
  • 4 To emphasize practical skills and vocational training.
  • 5 To provide quality education with ethical emphasis.

 

VISION, MISSION & MOTTO

Vision: A leading provider of higher education in the Great Lakes Region.

Mission: To provide innovative teaching and research services using the most effective approaches in response to community needs..

Empowering doers to transform communities.

Core values: integrity, respect, customer focus, accountability and creativity.

Motto: Empowered to transform communities

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