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UVRI Training Committee

UVRI Training Committee


The UVRI Training Committee oversees the different training categories in the Institute. The committee is responsible for developing and implementing the training proposals of the different training categories. 

Training categories

  1. Open days and visits
  2. Student attachments (internships)
  3. Postgraduate Studentship Awards
  4. In-service training
  5. Part-time training Programmes
  6. Overseas Training

Specific Committee responsibilities

Specific responsibilities of the committee include the following:

  1. To monitor and promote training activities at all levels (undergraduate, Masters, PhD and post-doctoral) at the UVRI
  2. To promote communication between UVRI partners regarding training opportunities that may be of mutual benefit
  3. To develop partnerships with other training institutions within Uganda and East Africa and beyond.
  4. To oversee and coordinate the allocation of undergraduate internships at UVRI.
  5. To develop training curricula, where they do not exist.
  6. To promote development of new training activities at UVRI.
  7. To develop monitoring and evaluation tools for training at UVRI.
  8. To seek funds to support training at UVRI.


The Committee consists of members from partner organisations at UVRI

  1. Patrice Mawa                       Chairperson
  2. Moses Kizza                        Secretary
  3. Emily Nyanzi                        Member
  4. Monica Katusabe                 Member
  5. Victoria Bukirwa                  Member
  6. Mr Achilles Kiwanuka          Member
  7. John Barasa                         Member