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Community Engagement

Our Students learn from hands-on training. They are involved with already established companies, initiatives, hackathons, competitions and all on-going activities in their industry of interest to enable a wholesome learning experience.

Alumni Scoop UpAccelerate Program Incubation Prize

On the 30th of May, 2017, 3 students from our 2nd cohort scooped a business incubation prize for their solution and innovation, the “Health Data Harvester.” The team of 3 comprising of Jacqueline Mutumba, Obed Mongeni and Aidah Bakubuza joined three other teams in the 2nd cycle of business incubation program UpAccelerate hosted at Outbox Hub, supported by UNFPA and UKAID. read more

Team “Dynamite” takes on Smart Transport innovation at ACIA Hackathon

This week, IHSU students took part in a 48-Hours hackathon for Smart Transport Management. The hackathon which was organized by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in partnership with Makerere University School of Public Health – ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) – a multidisciplinary innovation hub conducted the Hackathon under the theme “Smart Transport Management (STM)”.

Our team of four students, currently undertaking the postgraduate certificate in Applied ICT and Leadership program took part in innovating for smarter transport in Uganda. The group devised a fun solution for people of all ages to learn and familiarize themselves… read more…

IHSU Students among Top 20 finalists at MTN APP Challenge 2017

Over the weekend of 12th to 15th of May 2017 a team of five students form the Applied ICT and Leadership program at International Health Sciences University took part in the MTN App Challenge organized by MTN Uganda to develop technological solutions to key industry problems in the Education, Health, Agriculture, Transport and Finance sectors.

Team ‘Farm Manager’ developed a mobile application to aid monitoring and evaluation of work on farms based outside of a farmer’s read more…