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Why Join Honours College

The system of learning at the Honours College’s academic , social and spiritual enrichment program, presupposes that students take responsibility for their learning process by maximizing the opportunities available for self development.

For this reason, students have wide latitude of freedom to explore and transform issues and challenges
in their shared life into learning opportunity. However, learning takes place in the context of a community. Though the semester schedule of activities ensures a formal teaching/learning climate, it is assumed that more learning takes place in informal ways through interaction and development of desirable values and attitudes.

The community is thus an invaluable resource on which the individual taps for personal growth and professional development. In this respect, Honours College is more than simply a residential complex; it is a community of learning.

Benefits of the Honours College

The Honours College provides a community of able and responsible Christians who will develop relationships that will last for the rest of their lives. It offers academic privileges and responsibilities in many courses.

Finally, Honours College graduates will have all their academic and non academic work refucted on their transcripts as none credit.

An Experience beyond University Education

The three areas of assessment for potential students—academic, spiritual and leadership background—constitute the main areas of development in students, and together are the focus of the program.

The Leadership Development Initiative seeks to offer further opportunities for students to distinguish themselves in these areas. Furthermore, it seeks to enable students integrate values into their career-formation process through a loving, caring and supportive Christian community.

We believe that a university that helps students integrate values in their career-making process is one in which students are trained in a context of able and responsible Christian community in order to bring a healthy balance of professional/academic preparation and character development.

It is hoped that this ultimately will generate a cadre of leaders of integrity, whose faith informs their profession. Also, it is hoped that such would be leaders whose sense of calling goes beyond a profession, to being a part of God’s cultural commission by transforming the world for the better.

Do you want to take part in this venture?

Then fill out the online application form

Important Information

Honours College Programmes

Application Process

Selection Process

Facts & Figures


The Heatbeat of Centre of Excellence in the Heart of Africa


To bring out the best in those who have distinguished themselves in their Christian character, academics and leadership roles.


Be creative and stay relevant

Founding Year


Head of Department

Mrs Tumwebaze Pamela


Over 600 students


600 alumni spread across the globe

2 Colleges

UCU Main Campus (Mukono)

UCU Kampala Campus

Semester Intakes

Easter (January Intake)

Trinity (May Intake)

Advent (September Intake)

Social Info

Student Handbook
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