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WELCOME NOTE


Dear Visitors,

It is with a great honor and privileges to welcome you to the website of UG: University Of Gitwe. UG is located at Gitwe, a city of Bweramana Sector situated in Ruhango District, Southern Province in Rwanda. Its mission is to offer a higher learning and academic excellence based on the Seventh-day Adventist Church philosophy. It mainly aims to develop the total personality of its graduates by budding their mental, spiritual, physical, and social faculties.

UG mainly aims at becoming a University of reference in this sub-region for sustainable cooperation at the national, sub-regional, and international level in training competitive graduates who are shaped into career-oriented professionals with a bright future. This private institution is making efforts to create new horizons in the arena of technical education and research. Curriculum innovation is given a priority by the institution to make the courses industry- and research-oriented. The dedicated and qualified faculty members routinely preach and practice for outcome-based learning which leads towards an excellent academic career for the betterment of the students. Its main vision is to be a world-class innovative, competitive, and up-to-date academic institution providing technological and other inputs appropriate to the branch of study, a student has chosen to specialize.

In short, this higher learning institution provides a well-balanced, high-quality education in Science, Health, and Education for the graduating students enabling them to contribute for the growth of knowledge, gaining experience in problem-solving through excellence and uniqueness in teaching, research, and service. Relying on the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Philosophy, UG shall imbibe a sense of appreciation with a broad understanding of human values and shall develop the expertise needed for transforming the world into a better place.

Currently, UG has a definitive authorization to offer various programs in five faculties:

  • MEDICINE
  • NURSING SCIENCE
  • BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • EDUCATION

The Institution currently holds an accreditation from the Ministerial Order N° 03/2015 of 06/01/2015 granting accreditation and legal personality to the “University Of Gitwe (UG)”.

This website is a storehouse of useful information about UG, its campuses, programs, faculties, achievements, and future projects which will make you realize how the institution is justly renowned nationally and internationally. Through it, you can download all documents needed for the admission and registration processes, etc. Visit it, and when you have time, visit the campus which is located in a beautiful place.

Kindly visit the UG’s website or the campus and share your suggestions for innovation and improvement.

Fraternally yours,

RUGENGANDE Jered , PhD.

Rector

Coming Events

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Coming event

  • February 2017(4 weeks)
    1/2/2017, Holiday, Heroes’ day
  • March 2017
    Classes, All Faculties
  • March 2017
    5-10, Classes
  • March 2017, 5-10,12-17,19-24
    Classes
  • March 2017, 26-31
    Classes before noon (Afternoon –Self-study for exams)
  • April 2017(4 weeks)
    2-6, Mid Semester Exams
  • From 1 Apr. to 30 June
    Industrial attachment, C. Sc. Level IV
  • 7/4/2017
    Genocide Memory, No classes
  • 7-13
    Mourning week, Break

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