Fort Portal Campus

About Uganda Martyrs University Fort Portal Campus

Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is one of the first private Universities in Uganda. Established
in 1993, Uganda Martyrs University continue to be ranked as one of the best Universities in East
Africa. UMU is a Catholic founded University but serves all people of all religions. It is known
for its excellence in teaching, learning, research, advancement of knowledge and community
engagement. Over the years UMU has been expanding by establishing study centres and
campuses in order to bring services near to the people. For this reason, the Uganda Catholic
Bishops who are the owners of UMU decided to establish a Campus at Fort Portal.

 

The Uganda Martyr’s University Fort Portal Campus (UMUFPC) situated in the heart of Fort
Portal City Western Uganda is located at the two hills of Kinyamasika and Virika on the Fort
Portal Kasese road. Established in 2014 the campus is one of Uganda Martyrs University’s 8th
campuses that were intended to bring services near to the people.


The Fort Portal Campus houses the faculty of Engineering and applied sciences. It also hosts
Bishop Magambo Councilor Training Institute, St. Joseph’s Technical Institute and other
selected programs offered by the University faculties.

 

 

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Vision

To be a University that is nationally and internationally recognized for excellence in teaching, learning, research, advancement of knowledge and community engagement.


Mission

To provide quality higher education, training and research for the betterment of society guided by ethical values.



Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Reliability
  • Action based on Institutional Ethos
  • Quality

Our Motto

                                                                              “Virtute et sapientia duc mundum”: In wisdom, lead the world”

 

Inspired by those by whose name we are called the Martyrs of Uganda; source of our strength, our courage and our hope; guide us in virtue to lead the world Virtute et Sapientia!
May we remain faithful to the name; Uganda Martyrs University; a place of love, where it is good to be; guide us in wisdom to lead the world Virtute et Sapientia!