Welcome to African Rural University

About ARU 

Welcome to African Rural University official website. ARU is a value-based all women university. ARU is licensed by National Council for Higher Education number Pl. 017. The university offers a specialized professional Discipline in Technologies for Rural Transformation. It enables students, Staff and supporters have a shared vision and purpose. Read More


 ARU Students' Life 

African Rural University Campus offers an interactive campus experience. The campus is about creating your own unique experience and choosing the exact life that is right for you. You will find knowledge and practical application of skills in day to day life. Here are some areas which shall be memorable throughout your engagement with ARU. Read More


ARU holds a Poetry workshop

African Rural University held a poetry workshop on 1st December 2014 at URDT/ARU Centre for Reflection and Development. A team of the Guest speakers was led by Ms. Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva who belongs to the BN Poetry Foundation.Read More


President Honors ARU Founder

The President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has honored the Founder of African Rural University Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe with the prestigious Golden Jubilee medal during Uganda’s 51st Independence Day celebrations held on 9th October 2013 at Rukungiri Stadium.Read MOre


 ARU joins the Inter University Council for EA

African Rural University has officially become an associate member of the Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA).The council brings together a number of institutions for higher learning within East Africa. Read More