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Nkumba Among 14 Universities Accredited to Teach Law in Uganda

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The Law Council of Uganda officially released the list of universities accredited to teach law as of May 14, 2024.

With over 40 universities in the country, only 14 met the councils’ pre-qualification demands and 3rd on the list is the Entebbe-based higher institution of learning, Nkumba University.

List of Universities Accredited to Teach Law in Uganda – Student Hub Uganda

The accreditation, announced on May 27th, 2024, follows a rigorous evaluation process to ensure that these institutions meet the council’s pre-qualification demands. The list includes top universities such as Makerere University, Kampala International University, and Uganda Christian University.

According to the Law Council, chaired by George Omunyokol, this accreditation is crucial for upholding the integrity of the legal profession in Uganda. “We must ensure that graduates from these institutions are well-prepared with the necessary skills to practice law,” Omunyokol emphasized.

The Law Council’s regulatory functions concerning the legal profession are stipulated in the Advocates (Amendment) Act 2002 of Uganda, Section 3(a), while the National Council for Higher Education permits the council to oversee legal education under Section 4(1) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001.

The accredited universities include; Nkumba University, Makerere University, Kampala, Kampala International University, Kampala, Uganda Christian University, Mukono, Uganda Pentecostal University, Fort Portal, Islamic University in Uganda, Mbale, Islamic University in Uganda, Kibuli, Kampala, Bishop Stuart University, Mbarara, King Ceasor University, Kampala, Cavendish University, Kampala, Gulu University, Gulu, International University in East Africa, Kampala, Islamic University in Uganda, Kaboja, Kampala and Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."
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