By Mable Nakibuuka
Newly elected Uganda Law Society (ULS) president Pheona Wall Nasasira is set to headline a Webinar that has been organized by Victoria University to discuss how women capabilities can be harnessed to spur development in Uganda.The Webinar, which will run on the themes ‘Enhancing Women Capabilities Towards Development in Uganda’, will be a virtual event held at Victoria University that will be live on Facebook, slated for Friday September 18, 2020, starting 11:00AM until 1:00PM.
“Victoria University will be hosting a webinar on the topic of “Enhancing Women capabilities towards development in Uganda. Tune in this Friday at 11:00Am, Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia, the Managing Director of Victoria University tweeted on Wednesday.
Moderated by Esther Nakitto, a student at Victoria University and the Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) RDN Journey, Webinar has also attracted several distinguished ladies as panelists, among them;
Ms. Sheena Ruparelia, the Director Ruparelia Group, Mrs. M.G Katusabe Ssemwezi, the Academic Registrar Victoria University, popular media personality Karitas Karisimbi and Malaa Kivila Odera, Founder and CEO SYLMAX Consult.
Victoria University Uganda (VUU), also known as Victoria University Kampala, is a university in Uganda, accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (UNCHE). It offers short, professional, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Owned under the Ruparelia Group of Companies, VUU was established in 2011 by Edulink Holdings Limited, a private company that invests internationally in tertiary institutions of higher education.
From 2011 until late 2012, VUU was affiliated with the University of Buckingham (UB) in the United Kingdom, which awarded the majority of degrees offered at VUU.
VUU, however, has developed a number of courses that it teaches and examines independently of UB. The degree certificates of the VUU courses are awarded by VUU. VUU was accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education in October 2010. In 2012, the affiliation with UB was terminated.
In September 2013, VUU was purchased by Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, ranked the wealthiest individual in East Africa, by Forbes magazine in 2012.
Its campus relocated to Eagen Mansions, at 1-13 Jinja Road, in Kampala’s central business district, which was renamed “Victoria Towers”.