The office is intended to uphold the Vision, Mission and Philosophy of the ARU through ensuring quality admission of students, coordinating Students’ Examinations and Results plus coordinating Senate and her committees for the smooth running of the University.

To transform Africa, champions of change are needed. You can be one of those. Then join African Rural University for the desired transformation. ARU is a value-based all-women university that offers a professional discipline in
Rural Development and a Certificate in Rural Entrepreneurship and Business Management. ARU was accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) in March 2011 and has already enrolled and produced Rural Transformation Specialists at the Undergraduate and the Certificate Levels. 

Entry requirements
Applicants should be females with an interest in rural development and keen on contributing to rural transformation. A minimum of Two Principle Passes in either Arts or Sciences at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. Or with a Diploma from a recognized institution or having passed Mature Age Examination by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

For the Certificate Course, an applicant must also be a female with a minimum of Three Passes at Ordinary Level obtained at the same sitting.

Application Forms for the 2016/2017 intake can be obtained from ARU main Campus in Kagadi along Hoima-Kagadi Road

  1. b) URDT/ARU Kampala contact Office, Plot 617, Mengo, Kibuga Block 4, Right of southern gate of City Parents Primary School (Basiima Campus)
  2. c) They can be downloaded from ARU’s website at here

Filled application forms should be hand delivered to the Academic Registrar at the Kagadi Main Campus or Kampala Contact Office in Rubaga not later than 15th/07/2016.

For more information call the Registrar No. 0793-150992/0782-739132 OR e-mail: registrar@ or fndibuuza@

Download the application forms for both Bachelor of Rural Development and Certificate in Rural Entrepreneurship and Business Management from the links below.

Download “BRD Application Form” ARU-STUDENTS-APPLICATION-FORM-2016-2017-BRD.docx – Downloaded 740 times – 58 KB


Download “CREB Application Forms” ARU-STUDENTS-APPLICATION-FORM-FOR-CERTIFICATE-COURSE-CREB-2016-2017.pdf – Downloaded 764 times – 203 KB

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