Dr. Olive Sabiiti appointed acting vice chancellor at Cavendish University

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Dr. Olive Sabiiti appointed acting vice chancellor at Cavendish University
Dr.Olive Sabiiti

Dr. Olive Sabiiti has been appointed as the acting vice chancellor at Cavendish University Uganda.

Dr. Sabiiti, who was previously the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at the university, takes over from Prof. John F. Mugisha who served in the position for eight years.

The news of Sabiiti’s appointment was confirmed by the University this week.

“We wish to congratulate Dr Olive Sabiiti on her new role as the Vice Chancellor, Cavendish University in acting capacity, following Prof. John Mugisha's departure,” the university stated.

Biography

Dr Sabiiti is a highly qualified individual with a background in law and extensive experience in academia.

Prior to joining Cavendish University, Sabiiti taught Law and Finance in Emerging Markets, Land Transactions, Business and Commercial laws at the University of Manchester, Makerere University, Uganda Christian University, Mukono, and Uganda Management Institute (UMI).

She has also previously served as the Speaker of Mpigi District Council, chair of the Association of all District Council Speakers in the Country and as chair of the Conflict Resolution Committee of the Uganda Local Governments Association (ULGA).

Sabiiti, holds a post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre, Uganda, and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) with Honours from Makerere University.

As a British Chevening Scholar, she earned her LLM (Master of Laws in International Business Law) degree with merit from the University of Manchester, UK.

She also holds a PhD degree in law from the University of Manchester, UK.

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