International Student Services


International Students, Welcome to Victoria University.


Here is Everything you Need to Know About Studying and Living in Kampala Uganda

Visa Services 

The University assists all International students in obtaining student visa as per the standing rate at the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The 2015 student visa rates are: $25 for 3 months,$50 for 6 months, and $100 for 12 months.

These rates do not have any agent fees attachedWe will also assist student who need to renew their visas as they continue their studies at the University.

Victoria University

Victoria University Kampala is a Cosmopolitan University with a variety of nationalities-Ugandan, Kenyan, Arab, Tanzanian, Congolese, English Indian, Rwandese, Afrikaans, Burundi, Cameroonian, Lebanese, Ethiopian, Eritrean, Somali and Nigerian.

With a Well established reputation as the best private University in East Africa, forward thinking, modern university, Victoria University Kampala offers a Vibrant and stimulating environment to further your studies.

1. Location

Victoria University Kampala is located in the middle of Kampala City providing convenience and accessibility to all our Students and Working class professionals ‘students. The University is less than an hour from Entebbe International Airport. We have Students accommodation Hostels conveniently located. 

2. Choice of programs

We offer a wide variety of courses and our qualification are designed to meet the needs of the market place. We have established links with a number of Professional and Corporate  Companies and constantly review our portfolio to ensure that it meets both student’s requirements and current sophisticated Employer’s needs.


3. Self-Employment Program 

Our courses focus and aim at imparting skills to students and this will enable them venture into self-employment areas and sectors of the economy.

4. Employment Oriented education

We make sure that our Graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in their chosen field. Input is provided from Researchers, current market and Industry Practitioners,


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The Cost of Living in Kampala


Av. Price


Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

9,000 USh

6,000                  12,000

Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

60,000 USh

56,000                80,000

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)

24,000 USh

23,000               25,000

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)

3,500 USh

3,000                   5,000

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

4,500 USh

4,000                 10,000

Cappuccino (regular)

5,875 USh

5,500                    6,000

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

2,000 USh

1,500                    2,500

Water (0.33 liter bottle)

1,083.33 USh

1,000                    1,500

Sports And Leisure



Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

240,000 USh

180,000                300,000

Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

15,000 USh

12,000                     15,000

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