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Campus Life

Campus Life

ARU offers, on-campus clinical services where counseling and first aid are administered, In its vicinity, there is a fully fledged Kagadi Government Hospital and four moderate Private Health Facilities within a walkable distance.

Why a University for women?

Why a University for women?

African Rural University aspires to create a core of visionary female leader to champion rural transformation.

Library and Community Resource Center-LCRC

Library and Community Resource Center-LCRC

The African Rural University Library and Resource Center contains print, audio, visual, and electronic information in an environment supporting active learning.

ARU E-Learning Platform

ARU E-Learning Platform

We enable our students and staff to interact anytime anywhere through the e-learning platforms. Students access notes from their lecturers, submit their assignments, do instant chatting with their fellows and lecturers, watch videos and engage in discussion fora with lecturers.

The Role of Traditional Wisdom Specialists

Traditional Wisdom Specialists (TWS) are creative/innovative men and women who are a repository of traditional knowledge, wisdom and technologies taught at African Rural University. The university therefore creates an alternative training approach that casts grass root innovators rather than traditional academics in the role of teachers by tapping the knowledge of Traditional Wisdom Specialist. Read more

Graduate Community Impact-Visionary Planning

A New Thinking in Action

Lasting change comes only as people shift from reacting or adapting to circumstances to being the creators of circumstances

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Some Facts About Us

35000People have benefited from the ARU interventions
26ARU graduates are in 26 Sub counties working as Epicenter Manager working at the Sub County Local Government . Other Graduates are working with government and International Agencies
13Year 4 Students to graduate in November 2019
11Students completed one month practicum and will start their one year internship in August 2019

Fees Structure

Payments can be made through Stanbic Bank. They can also be made using Flexipay mobile system

Semester One Tuition

960,000/=
  • Tuition: 600,000/=
  • Function Fees: 360,000/=
Paid Once

Functional Fees

360,000For Semester One
  • Registration: 40,000/=
  • Examination Fees: 100,000/=
  • Library Fees: 20,000/=
  • ICT Fees: 50,000/=
  • Maintenance Fees: 20,000/=
  • University ID: 10,000/=
  • NCHE Fees: 20,000/=
  • Accommodation: 100,000/=

Semester Two

700,000/=
  • Tuition: 600,000/=
  • Accommodation: 100,000/=

Our Team

At ARU we emphasize team learning and ensure that staff and students focus on Shared goals, clarity in roles and responsibilities, effective communication, efficient processes and mutual accountability. Below are some of the members on our team.

Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe

Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe

Vice Chancellor

Mwalimu is the founder and Vice Chancellor of African Rural University.

Ms. Jacqueline Akello

Ms. Jacqueline Akello

University Secretary

She is the Pioneer University Secretary for the African Rural University (ARU) for women in Kagadi.

David R. Mutekanga (PhD)

David R. Mutekanga (PhD)

Lecturer

David R. Mutekanga (PhD) is a Lecturer at African Rural University. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biology and

Mr. Tusiime John

Mr. Tusiime John

Lecturer

John Tusiime is lecturer at ARU. John holds a BSc. (Environmental Science) and a Masters of Art in Ethics and

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