Kampala, Uganda – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the immediate impact on the economy, Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) has acted swiftly to support current and prospective students and their families by offering a 50% discount on fees.
In a phone interview with Africa Tembelea, Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia, the Ruparelia Group Chairman and Proprietor of KISU noted that the special fee discounts were applicable only to Ugandan and foreign residents.
“Amidst the novel Coronavirus pandemic, the coming few months will be extremely tough for a number of students and parents. As one way of giving back, KISU has introduced a 50% bursary offer to new students,” said Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia.
“This special offer is applicable only to Ugandan and foreign resident parents who wish to enroll their children for the school’s online programmes,” he added.
He revealed that this was part of the school’s promise for holistic and life-long learning.
“Our top priority is the continuation of student education regardless of the surrounding situation,” he said.
Africa Tembelea has however learnt that for one to benefit from this special COVID-19 offer, enrolment is key. For information on admission at KISU, prospective students are urged to call +256 752 711882 or send an email to: [email protected]
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Established in 1993, KISU has grown steadily over time. It currently accommodates about 460 students representing 60 nationalities. State-of-the-art facilities at the school in Bukoto include four science labs, three computer labs, three music rooms, three performance areas, an indoor gym, outdoor basketball court, 25 metre eight lane competition swimming pool, two libraries, smart boards in most classrooms and a five acre playing field. It has accreditation status with CIS and IBO.
While at KISU, students participate in an extensive range of extracurricular activities including outdoor education and overseas trips, to diverse destinations such as The UK, France, Italy, Mount Kilimanjaro and a yearly ski trip in Europe. The holistic education also fosters involvement in community building activities.