The orientation for the first year students at the College of Computing and Information Science was held on 29th August 2016 at CoCIS (Block B, Level 2, Big Lab). The orientation was meant to inform the students of the basic guidelines of the University as well as ask questions and share experiences. The event was attended by Lecturers, Administrators and Students leaders.
The Principal Assoc. Prof. Constant Okello-Obura encouraged the students to diversify in the activities they are involved in within their tenure at the University by cooperating with the student leaders. He also advised the students to report any cases of Sexual harassment as well as refrain from asking for favors in exchange for relationships. Security of the University was guaranteed but warned to be students to always be vigilant.
“Terrorism is real”, the Principal said, “Be vigilant and love your College like you love yourself, for a prosperous future” he added.
The Deputy Principal Dr. Agnes S. Rwashana encouraged the female students in the College not to feel intimidated and put their best foot forward in attaining quality education. She also advised them to report any cases of Sexual harassment though their Class representatives and Student leaders.
The Bursar, Mr. Elwana Tom Vok advised the students to pay their tuition in time to avoid cases of tuition theft. The bursar also advised the students to pay tuition from any branch in Uganda to avoid travelling with the cash because anything might happen before the students arrive at University. He advised the first year students not to try forgery of any kind of documents for it shall lead to dismissal if noticed.
The Registrar, Mr. Patrick Babanga PFeni, advised the students who wanted to change courses to make haste and visit the respective offices at Senate Building. He also advised the students to wait for their university identity cards which show that they are registered with the University.