Vienna College Namugongo, is a private co-education institution, it opened its doors to international students early in January 2000. It rapidly established itself as a haven for senior students from Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Europe, the United States and of course, its home setting – Uganda.
Vienna College is a home to over four hundred students, most of whom reside on the extensive campus. The focus for their academic education is preparation and participation in the UNEB ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level examination programmes. Vienna College is a Cambridge International (CIE) Centre UG0010 offering I.G.C.S.E and G.C.E “A-level” Courses.
Currently, Vienna College is the largest C.I.E Centre in Uganda basing on the enrollment and candidates entered for I.G.C.S.E and “A” Level Examinations for November 2007.
- Extra Curricular Activities
The classrooms are of modern design, well equipped and light and airy. A computer laboratory enables classes of over 50 students to experience compulsory Information Technology courses in S1 and S2 and go on to public examinations in Computer related subjects beyond that stage.
Science is taught in specialist laboratories for biology, chemistry and physics and art also has its own teaching facilities.
Meals: Three nutritious meals are taken in the dining hall and to supplement the balanced diet snacks are available from an on-site canteen.
Accommodation: Vienna College students are housed in separate accommodation blocks for girls and boys and the living accommodation comprises dormitories, shower blocks, toilets and washing areas. The students are expected to do their own housework and keep the residential areas clean and tidy. Leisure facilities, including a common room and television, are located in each of the boys’ and girls’ living areas.
The games field allows the playing of football and rugby and the basketball court is also well used, every day. Aerobics, table tennis and badminton are provided in the main assembly hall which is used for meetings, school assembly and examinations as well.
Swimming: The nearby Linda Country Club provides swimming facilities for the students and Vienna uses the swimming pool a minimum of four times a week, including weekends.
Extra Curricular Activities
At Vienna College it is expected that students will become actively involved in a number of clubs and societies on offer. Not only is this seen as some relief from the long hours of study and academic learning, but it is also considered an excellent opportunity to develop interests and broaden experience at the same time as interacting socially.
Activities includes: Aerobics, Badminton, Basketball, Catholic Community Interact, Charity Club, Chess, Choir, Computer Clubs, Drama, Economics, Football, French, Geography, German, Girl Guides/Scouts, Muslim Students Association, Scripture Union, Straight Talk, Swimming, Volleyball, Wild Life, Writers