UMU appreciated for protecting the environment
Commonwealth Parliamentarians have appreciated Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) for being exemplary in protecting the environment.
The appreciation was made after paying a courtesy call to Uganda Martyrs University-Main Campus at Nkozi which they toured and later planted trees at the Faculty of Agriculture. The trees were provided by the area Member of Parliament Hon. Seguya John Bosco Lubyayi of Mawokota South.
UMU is referred to as a University with the Greenest Campus in Uganda. It is located along the Equator on the shores of Lake Victoria which is a direct link with the ‘Centre of the World’, with an environmentally friendly campus ideal for studying, learning and reflection.
In her 25 years of existence, Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) has developed into a reputable institution in the region. In 2016, given her track record of excellence and making a difference in society, UMU, through a very competitive process was selected by the World Bank to host the African Centre of Excellence in Agro-ecology and Livelihood Systems. At the same time, the University hosts a UN Centre of Expertise for Mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development in Greater Masaka.