02nd Dec, 2023 7:14am
The National Council for Higher Education has today Thursday 17, November 2022 concluded a physical assessment exercise for accreditation for the course of environmental health sciences at the Islamic university in Uganda.
The officials were received by the vice-rector, academic affairs Dr. Jamil Serwanga, the academic registrar Dr. Halima Wakabi Akbar, and other members of staff at the main campus in Mbale.
The facilities assessed included the demonstration lab, library, computer lab, chemistry, and physics laboratory, availability of office space, and technical staff as part of the requirements by the national council for higher education for an institution to be granted permission to take on a program.
Dr. Jamil Serwanga commended the national council for ensuring high-quality education in higher institutions like the process of program accreditation, monitoring, and assessment amongst other initiatives.
Dr. Halima said the Islamic university in Uganda is transparent in the way it conducts its activities and will take the advice given by the national council seriously to make the necessary changes as required by the regulatory body.
Once granted accreditation, the course will be hosted at the main campus in Mbale starting with the bachelor’s programme.