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About African Rural University  

Welcome to African Rural University official website. ARU is a value-based all women university. ARU is licensed by National Council for Higher Education number Pl. 017. The university offers a specialized professional discipline in Technologies for Rural Transformation. It enables students, staff and supporters to have a shared vision and purpose. Read More


Call for applications for 2015/2016 intake

The Academic Registrar African Rural University invites Female Applicants for September 2015/2016 in-take for a Bachelors Degree of Science in Technologies for Rural Transformation (BSc. TRT) or a Certificate course in  Rural  Entrepreneurship and Business Management (CREB). Read More



ARU's Prof. David Baguma recognized for journal peer reviews

Peer review is the cornerstone of science, and Elsevier is dedicated to supporting and recognizing Reviewers of their journals. Prof. David Baguma of African Rural University (ARU), Uganda is one the reviewers of Elsevier Publishers. Prof. Baguma has contributed to review and publication processes of more than 100 papers for many high impact journal articles. Elsevier V. B established MY Elsevier Reviews Profile aimed to create a standard way of recording and acknowledging reviewer’s efforts. During 2014, Prof. Baguma reviewed for Elsevier Journals, such as Food Research International and Agricultural Water Management. Read More

27 05 2015

AFPF shares about communication in FC

In the foundation course that took place on the 27th May, 2015, Angela Christiana the director of operations and a communications expert from African Food and Peace Foundations shared with the URDT family the three ways in which a person can make effective communication to the donor community and other fundraising documentaries. In her speech, Angela talked about the following: Read More


 The Importance of Foundation Course 

Partners from the African Food and Peace Foundation (AFPF) were introduced to the reasons why the URDT family attends a Foundation Course (FC) every morning from Monday  to Friday. The FC is a continuous event done by URDT and her institutions. It is usually attended by the URDT Staff, African Rural niversity Students and other guests who are willing to share ideas of both social, political and economic importance. Read more


President Honors ARU Founder

The President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has honored the Founder of African Rural University Dr. Mwalimu Musheshe with the prestigious Golden Jubilee medal during Uganda’s 51st Independence Day celebrations held on 9th October 2013 at Rukungiri Stadium.Read MOre