Kyambogo University community was left in shock when one of their very own Evelyn Businge, a fresh graduate passed on a day ago. The community is currently mourning as they prepare to send her off.
Businge was one of the students who enrolled in the University in 2017 and went on to pursue a Bachelor of Education (Language) before graduating during the just concluded Kyambogo University 17th graduation ceremony. Businge was currently waiting to get her transcript to start job hunting.
Information regarding the cause of her death and burial arrangements remains scanty but once we get it, you will be the first to know.
Several Kyambogo University students have taken to their social platforms to mourn Businge, who was a friend to many.
May her soul rest in eternal peace!
About Kyambogo University
Kyambogo University is a relatively new University created with the main aim of promoting and advancing knowledge and development of skills in Science, Technology, and Education, and other fields having regard for quality, equity, progress, and transformation of society.
It is Uganda’s third public university established by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 and the Universities and Other Tertiary institutions (Establishment of Kyambogo University) instruments of 2003.
It is a merger of the former Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), the Institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo (ITEK), and the Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE). Although Kyambogo is a new university, it has a rich history that dates as far back as 1928. UPK started in 1928 as a small technical school on Makerere Hill and was transferred to Kyambogo Hill in 1958 as Kampala Technical Institute.Also Read Expect the worst Graduates from Varsity online teaching – Activists
It was renamed Uganda Technical College and finally UPK. ITEK started as a Government Teacher Training College in 1948 in Nyakasura, Fort Portal, and transferred to Ruharo and then Ntare Hill all in Mbarara, western Uganda. It transformed into a National Teachersâ€™ College and later ITEK as per the statute of parliament in 1989.