The Vice President of Uganda, Jessica Alupo has been installed as the third Vice Chancellor of St. Lawrence University.

She replaces the former Vice President of Uganda, Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi, who has been the university chancellor for ten years since 2013.

Alupo was installed on Thursday as she presided over the University’s 13th graduation ceremony held at the university premises in Mengo, Rubaga division.

At this ceremony, a total of about 479 students graduated in different programmes of study.

Speaking on her appointment, Alupo said, ”At the 13th graduation ceremony of St.Lawrence University today, I was honored to be installed as 3rd Vice Chancellor, walking in the footsteps of H.E Sekandi, our former Vice President.”


Alupo applauded the university for favorably embracing both boy and girl child education including students with disabilities, and pledged to steer the university to further growth.

The St. Lawrence University was founded in 2006. The private university took in the first class of students in September 2007. It is located in Mengo, Rubaga division in Kampala.