Directorate of Quality Assurance

Dr. Ocaya Anthony

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The Quality Assurance Directorate serves as the sole unit responsible for quality standards in the University. The directorate derives its mandate from the University Council through the University Management, chaired by the Vice Chancellor.
To become a leading institution of high-quality standards whose products conform to national and international standards.
The unit commits to undertake quality improvements in all processes and undertakings of the university through assessments, monitoring and evaluation based on approved guidelines and frameworks.

To ensure that all internal actors are engaged in quality improvements for the wider stakeholder confidence.

Core values:
Integrity, Professionalism, Teamwork, Accountability and Transparency, Effectiveness and Efficiency, Inclusiveness.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Directorate of Quality Assurance functions as the Vice Chancellor’s secretariate on quality matters and advices the University Council through the Council subcommittee on Quality Assurance, Senate and all other administrative units of the university. Specifically, the unit ensures that all university activities and processes are “fit for purpose” and meet national, regional and international standards. To do this, the unit uses guidelines, instruments and frameworks developed by national and regional regulatory bodies, like the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), the Interuniversity Council for East Africa (IUCEA) to guide its internal processes. The unit also participates in quality assurance organs like the Ugandan Universities’ Quality Assurance Forum (UUQAF) and East African Quality Assurance Network (EAQAN).


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