PETROLEUM & ENERGY STUDIES at Victoria University starting 14th September 2019
1. Oil and Gas Training at Victoria University
Victoria University is the leading oil and gas training institution in the East African Region.
We have been training professionals for the oil and gas industry as well as businesses and organizations whose activities intersect with the industry since 2014.
Our high-quality certificate programs are enriched to give either new comers or professionals a jump start in their oil and gus career.
Our graduates have taken jobs in other institutions because our training open up opportunities for career progression.
2. Our Stakeholders: Public and Private Players in the Oil and Gas Sector.
Victoria University is recognized by the government as a key stakeholder in oil and gas capacity building and training with availability of both short and long courses.Victoria University participated in the development of the Workforce Skills Development Strategy and Plan (WFSDSP, 2015).
The WFSDSP identified the demand and supply of skills to enhance Uganda’s local talent in the Oil and Gas Sector
We collaborate with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and international oil companies (Tullow, Total, and CNOOC) in Uganda and conduct field trips in the Albertine Graben to ensure our graduates are up-to-date with developments in the oil and gas sector.
3. International Partnership with Coventry University (UK)
We are the only University in Uganda and the East African region that has partnered with Coventry University (UK), a leading Centre of Excellence in Oil and Gas Training and International Accreditation.
Victoria University in association with Coventry University (UK) are implementing the Albertine Region sustainable Development Project (ARSDP) on curriculum Development, training and international accreditation in four petroleum related construction trades at UTC Kichwamba.