Support Services for Up Country Centres

Upcountry Centres

The Department organises tutorials and student support activities on and off campus at various Upcountry study centers where various study groups meet. The centres have resources and can accommodate several functions ranging from teaching through repositories of study materials to ICT access and training. The centers host group face-to-face sessions, library facilities, ICT and internet facilities, assignment depositing and guidance and counseling. Each center has a centre co-odinator.

The centres are located in Kampala, Kabale, Gulu, Jinja, Mbale, Arua, Hoima, Fort portal (Kabarole) and Lira and can be found at the following addresses

  • Kabale (Stadium Road Plot 2, Opposite Garage Street Aga Khan Building)
  • Gulu (Gulu Public Library)
  • Jinja (Opposite Jinja Senior Secondary Scholl Library)
  • Mbale (MIACE Building, Plot 45, Republic Street Opposite The public library on Kitutu House
  • Hoima - Hoima District Teacher Resource Centrebuilding
  • Fort portal (Kabarole) Ruhandika Street, Kabarole Public Library Box 789, Fort portal
  • Lira– (Lira Town Primary School -  Former Headmaster’s Office)

The Department also makes materials available to students who may want to take the locally published materials permanently. Contact Room 16 if you wish to purchase any of the materials produced by the Department. In addition, the Department has deposited or is planning to deposit materials at the following upcountry centres:

In addition to working as centres for teaching ICT practicals to external students, the centres also offer private ICT training to non-external students, non-students and the general public in the following computer modules: see Computer packages.