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Uganda

There is a growing number of Ugandan students at Royal Holloway.

The Regional Manager responsible for Uganda is Sam Gibson. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact samuel.gibson@royalholloway.ac.uk.

The qualifications we accept

Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Uganda.

Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

Three subjects at principal level can be accepted as A level equivalents on a grade for grade basis. Grade 1 or 2 in Ugandan Certificate of Education is also required.

Master's Degree

Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA at an accredited university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme and the university you have studied at, but most departments will ask for either a Class II Lower Division/GPA 3.0 or an Class II Upper Division/GPA 4.0.

Research Degree (MPhil/PhD)

Students who have successfully completed a Master's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA at an accredited university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Individual departments have their own entry requirements and prospective students are encouraged to contact their chosen department for more information.

To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Completing Ugandan Certificate in Education  in English Grade 1 or 2, or successfully completing a degree in Uganda taught in English will meet our English language requirements.

Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS.

But if you are applying to a University preparation course or a postgraduate course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

You could be eligible for a scholarship. If find out about undergraduate scholarships here and go here to find out here if you are eligible for a postgraduate scholarship.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.

Royal Holloway has permanent representatives in Uganda who can assist you with your application:

SI-UK
E: kampala@studyin-uk.com
W: http://www.studyin-uk.ug/
T: +256 77 068 8532


Uniserv
E: ug@uniserveducation.com
W: uniserveducation.com
T: +256 414 259 220

S3 Education Consultants

https://s3education.com/

World Student Advisors

https://www.worldstudentadvisors.com/

 

There is a growing African community at Royal Holloway. There are a range of societies and groups for Ugandan students, both on the campus and in the local area. First and foremost the Afro-Caribbean society supported by the Student's Union, alongside faith societies, such as our Christian Union.

Royal Holloway is a multi-faith community, with many different beliefs represented on campus and excellent cooperation between faiths both on campus and in the local community. For information about our College Chaplaincy and the numerous on-campus faith groups, please see our Faith Support pages.

Voice of Africa radio provides an exciting range of African music spanning the continent of Africa, as well as phone–in programmes discussing issues which are pertinent to Africans in the London area.

The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain

The Ugandan High Commission for assistance for Ugandan citizens in the UK

The British High Commission in Uganda for advice on visas

UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK

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