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PHOTOS: Pomp As Victoria University Crowns Most Beautiful Girl

Victoria University Kampala ended last week on the high – unveiling and crowning the most beautiful girl at the University. Six girls battled it out for the crown.

At end of the end the day, Namuli Precious Priscilla, a foundation course student, emerged winner of the hotly contested second edition of Miss Victoria University beauty contest.

According to the MC of the night, the pageant, under the theme Super Woman: The Future Is Female, was celebrating the empowerment of women and make them stronger.

Akuol Zakaria Deng, a foundation course student and Napeyok Joan, studying Bachelors of Tourism and Hotel Management, emerged first and second runner respectively.

Namuli, the winner,Akuol and Napeyok each took home Shs500, 000, Shs300, 000 and Shs200, 000 respectively. They also got gift hampers from the University and Radiant, the sponsors.

Kansiime Merriele emerged as Miss Congeniality; Bingi Elsie Nina was named Miss Culture while Meima James Alexander was Miss Photogenic.

Miss Uganda 2014- Leah Kalanguka, Miss Uganda 2008 - 1st runner up Miss Diana Kahunde, Professor Lawoko, Dean of health sciences Victoria University were the judges of the day.

Namuli Reigns At Miss Victoria University Contest

Namuli Precious Priscilla, a foundation course student, won the second edition of Miss Victoria University beauty contest last Saturday at Kabira Country Club. Namuli was also voted Miss Popularity by fellow students.

She went home with a cheque worth Shs500, 000 and a gift hamper from Victoria University containing a bottle of wine, chocolates and University shirt. She also got a gift hamper from the pageant’s sponsor, Radiant.

The first runner up was Akuol Zakaria Deng, a foundation course student ahead of Napeyok Joan, studying Bachelors of Tourism and Hotel Management, who came third. Akuol went home Shs300, 000 richer while Napeyok bagged Shs200, 000.

The two also got gift hamper from the University and Radiant. Kansiime Merriele emerged as Miss Congeniality; Bingi Elsie Nina was named Miss Culture while Meima James Alexander was Miss Photogenic.

Miss Uganda 2014- Leah Kalanguka, Miss Uganda 2008 - 1st runner up Miss Diana Kahunde, Professor Lawoko, Dean of health sciences Victoria University were the judges of the day.

Miss IUEA University, Miss St. Lawrence University, Guild members from Cavendish University, Kampala International University attended the event as invited delegates. They were entertained by musicians Mark Wamono, a vocalist and 1der Jr, a rapper.

Six Vie For Miss Victoria University Beauty Pageant

The second edition of Miss Victoria University Kampala Beauty Pageant climaxes this Saturday at Kabira Country Club with the most beauty student out of the six contestants who made the finals crowned, Pamela Magino marketing and recruiting specialist at Victoria University told this news website.

Ms Magino said the University organized the beauty pageant to in an attempt to build ambassadors that can easily represent the university at any event. The pageant is largely a student affair and is being organized by students though the guild office.

Amongst the judges is Miss Uganda 2014, Leah Kalanguluka and actress Diana Kahunde most known for roles on television show MiniBuzz and as Annet in the first season of The Hostel. The pageant is being sponsored by Radiant.

Ms Magino said they the pageant finale will be graced by delegation from five other Universities.

“We are expecting delegates from Cavendish University, International University of East Africa, Kampala International University (KIU), Uganda Christian University (UCU) and St Lawrence University.

Within these delegates we expect them t o bring their guild and vice guild president and their Mr and Miss. The reason we are involving other universities is because we want to build a relationship with them.

In the past, people have been saying Victoria University has a tendency of doing events on their own so we want to pull that though away by involving other universities in not only the beauty pageant but so many other activities.” Ms Magina explained.

Vice Chancellor Hosts Well Performing Students To Dinner

The Vice chancellor Victoria University Kampala hosted over 20 students who performed well in previous exams to a sumptuous dinner which was hosted at Nanjing Restaurant in Kampala. The University said this is one way of motivating students to perform well.

The Vice Chancellor, Dr. Krishna N. Sharma, recognized the good performance of Best performing students that got first class CGPA to motivate them. “The overall intention of this diner is to thank and motivate the best performing students to keep performing well.” Radhika Maniyar, the head of marketing and recruitment at the University told this website.

Krishna N. Sharma, when he had just taken over the office of Vice Chancellor last year, vowed to change the way education is delivered in Uganda by adopting a research and knowledge driven teaching methods.

“Students go to some universities and come out with the paper, not knowledge but the paper, I promise that when you come out of Victoria University, you will have the paper, you will have the knowledge, and you will have research papers publications,” he said at the time.

“Just compare a person coming out of university with say a bachelor of computer science and you coming out of Victoria University with a degree, published research papers, knowledge, international internship and innovations,” he further said of what he planned to do for Victoria University.

The private University owned by the Ruparelia Group, maintains a healthy and unique student-university relationship.

“If I may use personification, a university should be a students’ mentor. We also make the environment comfortable for students. We believe more in participant-facilitator relation than student-lecturer relation.”

Short Courses Learners Get Victoria University Certificates

Victoria will this week graduate tens of students who have been pursuing short courses in various disciplines, the dean faculty business and management, Dr. Omotayo Adegbuyi, revealed to this news website, at his office located at the University’s campus on Jinja Road.

The University introduced the short courses which range from two weeks to six weeks to help professionals and non working graduates to learn new skills without necessarily returning to University for a degree or diploma. The University offers the following certificate short courses across all faculties.

Under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the University offers the following certificate short courses Certificate in Strategic Human Resource Management Certificate in Research methods and report writing, Certificate in Data presentation and analysis, Certificate in Public Relations Analysis, Certificate in Strategic Records Management, Short course in English (Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced level.

In the Faculty of Science and Technology, you find Certificate in Computer Applicationa, Certificate in Mobile Applications Development, Certificate in Computer Graphics and Animation while under the Faculty of Business and Management, you find Certificate in Accounting and Book Keeping, Certificate in Banking and Finance and Certificate in Procurement and Logistics.

The University under the Faculty Of Health Sciences you get Short Course in Public Health (SCIPH) like Resource Mobilization and Advocacy for Healthcare, Customer Care in Health, Financing Health Care -Principles of Health Insurance, Health Records Management and Health, Basic Life Support (BLS)-For health care providers, Basic First Aid for non-health professionals, Basic Life Support (BLS) For Pre hospital providers, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support(ACLS), International Crisis and Mass Disaster Management and Social Media and web-based interventions for health.

PHOTOS: How Easter Went Down At Speke Resort Munyonyo

Speke Resort Munyonyo was the place to be through the Easter weekend for hundreds of fun loving Ugandans who thronged the five star lakeside hotel for a memorable moment with family and friends.

Easter celebrations at Speke Resort Munyonyo and sister luxurious hotel, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort kicked off on Thursday by offering guests discounts on accommodation.

Thereafter live music, easter breakfast, a boat cruise and kids parties reigned at the expansive glamourous five start hotel. If you missed this, we share with you these pictures captured, so that you know what you missed and plan for next year.

The Brunch on East Sunday was yummy
The children parties were eye catching

Victoria University To Crown Beauty Queen

The search for the most beautiful female student at Victoria University Kampala at this year’s beauty pageant is on, the guild president office confirmed. Applications from interested students are being accepted and a date for the contest will soon be announced.

The guild president, Maria Peggy Nabunya, told this website that they are looking for a strong, brave, ambitious and beautiful girl able to represents the ideals of today’s woman. Nabunya last year became the first female guild president of the University.

Victoria University is located in the middle of Kampala City, at Victoria Towers on Jinja road, and provides convenience and accessibility to students. The privately owned University has fast become the institution of choice for many aspiring professionals.

The vice chancellor Dr Krishna N. Sharma says the objective of Education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives. “We at Victoria University understand the importance of a formal education integrated with real life application.

“Victoria University aims at providing access to higher education which transcends national boundaries and to develop educational opportunities which conform to the highest international standards.

‘At Victoria University, we expect a lot from our students; we have created and continue to invest in an academic environment which will help them succeed. Students benefit directly from a range of learning technologies. Including our virtual learning environment and much more, he explained.

Kabira Country Club In Fresh Exciting Easter Promo

Kabira Country Club a full-service hotel, offering elegance and comfort in a relaxed atmosphere in Kampala's northern suburb of Bukoto has announced it is offering discounts to its customers this Easter season.

With stunning views of the greater Kampala cityscape, Kabira combines gracious hospitality with contemporary style. And now, you can more of it to yourself this Easter season affordably and conveniently.

“Spend a night with us this Easter season at amazing rates starting at as low as $100. Chic, spacious and inviting are some of the simplest terms to describe our amazing rooms, pent house and cottages, said Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira Country Club.

All tariffs are exclusive of 18% VAT, 5% Service Charge & $2 Local Hotel Tax (LHT) per night International & Local or American Express credit cards are charged 5%

Kabira Country Club provides the best in luxury accommodation, with 86 suites, apartments & cottages. Furnished with an elegant contemporary style, Kabira is a perfect to call your home for a few days or even long term.

“With our personal mission to delve unparalleled service and experiences, you never have to settle for anything less than extraordinary.” Manniyar added.

Kabira Country Club To Recognize Women

This year’s women’s day, 8th March, 2018, will be a big day for Kabira Country Club and its female customers. Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira Country Club believes women should reward their bodies with royalty.

The luxurious hotel is giving women a special treat, as a way of celebrating the Family Makers, Nation Builders, Front Wheelers and Agents of Progress with a full day Spa Gift Package.

“Women’s Day should be a spa treat to all ladies out there, reward your body with the royalty it deserves with our special treat,” the general manager noted.

“Kabira Country Club celebrates you with the perfect day treat to commemorate the International Women's Day. Get a rejuvenating Massage, Salsa Fusion Class, Access to Sauna + Stem Bath and a Goodie Bag at only Shs95, 000.”

Kabira Country Club located in Bukoto is within close proximity of the Central Business District, with convenient access to all parts of the city and essential social amenities, like shopping centers, prime residential and international diplomatic neighborhoods, international schools and the golf course in the heart of the city.

Kabira Country Club Lines Up Easter Carnival

The long awaited Easter weekend is here and you have a chance to make it memorable this year round. Kabira Country Club will on East Sunday stage a fulfilled Easter Carnival also known as the Kabira Easter market.

Vismay Maniyar, the general manager of Kabira Country Club said the carnival comes with incredible offers on delicatessen, artisan market with over 100 vendors, Entertainment with a live band.

“Let's make your Easter weekend a memory, join us for one in a life time Easter Sunday Market dubbed - The Easter Carnival. Don't miss out.”

“We have plenty of Kids’ activities lined up including face painting, egg painting, egg treasure hunt, full access to the playground fitted jumping castles, swings and more games.”

Whether your stay is for business or pleasure, Kabira Country Club has all you could possibly need in a modern, comfortable hotel, situated in a wonderful location.

Kabira is known to have East Africa’s most prestigious and well equipped, health, fitness and leisure club. We also stage many events, corporate and social, and a highly acclaimed conference venue, offering exceptional state-of-the-art conference facilities.

With 95 luxurious guest-rooms and exceptional amenities, Kabira Country Club is perfect for a relaxing get away and somewhere to hold a special event, or an impressive venue for a business gathering.

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