Uganda Martyrs University
The Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) is a faith-based private university established in 1993, and owned by the Uganda Episcopal Conference. UMU received a civil University Charter in 2005 from the government, to legitimize its existence and autonomy. UMU offers full-time, weekend/part-time, and distance-learning courses. Students are drawn from a variety of backgrounds and countries like Uganda, the rest of Africa, and worldwide.