Chancellor of Uganda Christian University (UCU), the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, concluded his pastoral visit to the Diocese of Kigezi with his maiden visit to Uganda Christian University -Bishop Barham University College Kabale which is a constituent college of UCU Mukono.
The Chancellor was accompanied by the Bishop of Kigezi the Rt. Rev. Gaddie Akanjuna who is the Chairman of the University College Governing Council, the acting Chaplain Rev Samuel Kanyike, and the Church of Uganda Communications Officer Mr. Sadiiki Adams.
The Archbishop was received at the College by the University Principal Dr. Alice Jossy Kyobutungi Tumwesigye together with the Management team and the staff of the University College.
In his welcome remarks, the Bishop of Kigezi expressed his joy and appreciation to the Archbishop for accepting to visit UCU-BBUC on his pastoral visit.
The Principal Dr. Alice Jossy Kyobutungi Tumwesigye also appreciated the Chancellor for sparing time from his very tight schedule to visit the University College
She said that despite the financial challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Post- Covid trials with the stiff competition faced by the University College. It has ably kept its head above the water, and has continued to provide an atmosphere for holistic education that is hinged on Christian values and morals.
Dr. Alice Jossy highlighted to the Chancellor the need for significant improvement of the University College infrastructure especially lecture rooms which have been in existence for almost a century! She also pointed out the need for a University College library building
The Principal said that the University College intends to augment its revenue by exploring other avenues among which is organizing a fundraising and also planning a celebration of 100 years of the existence of Bishop Barham Divinity College
The Chancellor expressed gratitude to the Bishop of Kigezi and the University leadership for the warm reception and the impressive work the University College is doing in Kigezi and Uganda at large. He further encouraged them to continue in their efforts to make University College “A center of excellence in the Heart of Africa”.
He challenged members of staff to learn to be strategically positioned if they are to survive in this challenging world. This he did by illustrating from Luke 19:1-10 about the story of Zacchaeus whose faith and desire to see Jesus made him climb a sycamore tree
He advised the University Management team and the entire staff to be flexible, creative, and humble but most importantly to remain focused on the cross.
Call for applications: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs for 2023/2024 (May Intake)
The Academic Registrar, Bishop Barham University College Kabale invites applications to the following postgraduate and undergraduate programs for the Academic Year 2023/2024 (May/Trinity Intake).
|SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
|Bachelor of Business Administration
|Bachelor of Procurement & Logistics Management
|Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
|Master of Business Administration
|Diploma in Business Administration
|SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
|Bachelor of Social Work & Social Administration
|Bachelor of Public Administration & Management
|Bachelor of Development & Social Entrepreneurship
|Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration
|Master of Social Work
|Diploma in Social Work & Social Administration
|SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
|Bachelor of Arts with Education
|Bachelor of Science with Education
|Bachelor of Education (Primary_Recess)
|Bachelor of Education (Secondary_Recess)
|Master of Education Administration & Management
|Postgraduate Diploma in Education
|BISHOP TUCKER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY AND DIVINITY
|Bachelor of Divinity
|Diploma in Theology
|Certificate in Theology
|SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATION
|Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Communication
|Diploma in Journalism & Strategic Communication
|Certificate in Journalism & Media Studies
|FACULTY OF ENGINEERING,DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
|Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
|Diploma in Information Technology
|Certificate in Information Technology
|Bachelor of Environment & Disaster Management
|FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
|Bachelor of Agricultural Science & Entrepreneurship
MODE OF APPLICATION
For applicants who can visit the University or one of the outlets/Liaison Offices.
Obtain an application form at only 35,000=, complete it, and attach photocopies of results slips and/or academic transcripts (where applicable)
Inquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 0780602418, |0704427669, |0701163950 |0772562885
BBUC LIAISON OFFICES.
Mbarara:- |Golfcourse Supermarket |Adit Bookshop
Kanungu:- |Kinkiizi Diocese,Education Office|KERODA Supermarket
Kihihi:- |Kihihi Modern Supermarket |Banyakigezi ICT Center
Rukungiri:- |All Saints Church |Ivan Habaasa Shop opp UMEME
Kasese:- |Capricon Stationers |Messiah Radio Station
Ibanda:- |Eiraka Radio Reception
Bushenyi:- |Mary B Household Shop Kyeizooba Building
Ntungamo:- |Singa Foundation
Kisoro: |Diocesan Offices
Rwanda: |Mother’s Union Offices Kigali
Click on the link to apply online.https://forms.gle/AaWZHFxNkkLMrkjG6
Bishop Barham University Guild council has undergone their yearly guild leaders training today the 28/02.2023; This was held at the University premises. This is the leadership training that is always organized under the office of the Dean of students.
It’s always done for every new guild government after taking the oath of allegiance. The training was intended to equip student leaders with the skills they need to lead effectively, including the often-tricky skills needed to persuade and influence people even those over whom they have little direct authority.
The college principal Dr. Alice Kyobutungi Tumwesigye encouraged students to think creatively. She reminded them to look up to God for a successful term of office. Mr. Ivan Habaasa the University secretary encouraged students to work hard and leave a legacy for themselves. He defined legacy as the number of souls one motivates or helps in a life career.
Habaasa told students to work closely with the administration in order to serve better letting them know that peace is the best promise and achievement the guild could ever give back to the community they are serving.
H.E Owen Stiffler the serving Guild president pledged royalty, unity, and corporation in return to the administration. He implored that the university should fund guild projects as they look forward to serving UCU better for the glory of the Lord.
On the very first day of the Lent, let us promise ourselves that we will work on our differences for a happier life. BBUC Community took some time off to honor Ash Wednesday. Rev Edward Mwesigwa parish priest at St Andrews’ Nyabikoni Church of Uganda Urged Christians to make it a season of prayer fasting ,reconciliation and studying the word of God.
The Department of Computing & Information Technology through the Academic Registrar UCU-Bishop Barham University college invites applications for 2023 – 2024 Academic year for May and September intakes in the following Programs.
When you choose an Information Technology career path, you will have a variety of job opportunities to choose from. They include the following.
|Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT)
|UACE or equivalent, with 2 Principal passes and a credit in UCE / UACE mathematics, plus UCE or equivalent with 5 passes;
OR a Diploma in a related field of study.
|Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)
|UACE or equivalent, with a Principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes plus a credit in UCE/UACE mathematics, & UCE or equivalent with five passes;
OR a Certificate in a related field of study
|Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
|UCE or equivalent
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR: +256772 56885 | +256701 163950
COORDINATOR IT DEPARTMENT: +256779 538344 | +256700 538344
On the 19 of November 2022, BBUC held guild election that saw Namara Owen winning the contest. He is a second year student perusing bachelors of Education. He takes off from Mr. Amos Nomwesigwa, a third year student doing bachelors of Social Work and social administration. In his remarks Amos Nomwesigwa appreciated the Forward to Excellence Government, BBUC Staff and BBUC community for the support they rendered to him during his tenure of Service. He requested that the same should be done for H.E Owen Namara.
H.E excellence Owen Namara Sworn in today the 15/12/2022. In his speech, he requested his team members to take on service with courage well knowing that returns are heavenly.
The Venerable Gaddie Akanjuna has been elected the next Bishop of Kigezi Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as Bishop on 26th June 2022 at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Rugarama. He will succeed the Rt. Rev. George Bagamuhunda.
Ven. Akanjuna was born 10th August 1962. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education and a Diploma of Theology from Uganda Christian University, and a Certificate in Theology from Bishop Barham Divinity College.
Ven. Akanjuna born again in 1988. At the time, he was very sick, and the Lord convicted him and said, “If you die, you will not be accepted into eternity.” He said, “I knew that I needed to repent of my immorality and sins.” The following Sunday, he said, “I went to our local church and made an open confession before the congregation. The day I confessed my sins, I experienced joy that I had never experienced. Jesus Christ totally changed me.”
Ven. Akanjuna is currently serving as an Archdeacon, based at All Saints’ Church, Kabale. He has served in several Archdeaconries as an Archdeacon, as a parish priest, and as a Teacher.
Ven. Akanjuna is married to Jackline Charity and the Lord has blessed them with children.
The election was made by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda sitting at Lweza Training and Conference Centre on 9th February 2022.