Isaac Niwagaba Niyibizi
Isaac Niwagaba Niyibizi

Assistant Academic Registrar
Mbarara Campus

The Assistant Academic Registrar’s Office is managed by Mr Niyibizi Isaac. Mr. Niyibizi  is an experienced education administrator. He has over 10 years of progressive management and academic experience. He has a Master’s Degree in Educational Management and Administration from Islmaic University in Uganda, a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Educational , Kabale University-Uganda

He has been the academic Registrar of Metropolitan International University since 2016. He served as an assistant Academic Registara for MIU in 2015. Before joining Metropolitan International University , he worked as an ICT and Geography teacher at Mutorole ss, Kabale.

The Academic Registrar has Deputies in charge of Admissions and Examinations. Other officers working directly under the Office of the Academic Registrar include:

  • Deans of Faculties or Schools
  • Directors of Institutes, Colleges or other Academic bodies

The Academic Registrar assists the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs in the management and administration of all academic matters including organization of admissions, examinations, undergraduate studies, postgraduate studies and issues of research and publications. He is Secretary to Senate and all its Committees.

MIU prepares to have her third graduation ceremony on Friday 23rd  February  2021

Applications for Admissions now open for January 2021 study intake

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Duties & Responsibilities

The mandate of the Position and mandate of the Academic Registrar are derived from the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001, as amended.

 Core functions duties
The role of the department of the Academic Registrar is to coordinate academic matters in the University namely: Admissions, Examinations, undergraduate and postgraduate studies, management of academic records of students including transcripts and certificates, Curriculum Development, Implementation and Review, Academic Ceremonies and Research & Publications. Academic Registrar’s department is the secretariat to the senate and senate committees.
The roles of the Office of the Academic Registrar revolve around the following sectors:

Undergraduate Admissions and Records

  • Processing of undergraduate admissions and provision of information to the general public, on programs available at the University;
  • Liaising with Faculties/Institutes/Schools/Colleges on matters concerning admission;
  • Registration of both first-year and continuing students on the University programmes, including those at connected institutions;
  • Generation and keeping records of current and former students of the University;
  • Producing the yearly nominal roll containing information of all Undergraduate registered students.

Examinations and Academic Ceremonies

  • Organizing and coordination of all University Examinations;
  • Handling Examination Irregularities/Malpractices issues;
  • Handling appeal cases on Examination Matters;
  • Organization and coordination of graduation ceremonies;
  • Preparing and issuing Academic Transcripts and certificates;
  • Handling issues of all awards.


  • Liaison with Faculties/Institutes/Schools/Colleges on new programmes;
  • Formulation and review of regulations and policies;
  • Approval of University examination results;
  • Handles all quality assurance issues;
  • Manages and administers all Senate matters.

Graduate Admissions and Records

  • Processing of Postgraduate Admissions and provision of information to the general public, about programs available at the Graduate School;
  • Liaising with Faculties/Institute/School on admission matters;
  • Registration of graduate students to the University programmes;
  • Generation and keeping records of current and former graduate students of the University;
  • Producing the yearly nominal roll containing information of all Graduate registered students.
  • Co-ordination of research, research grants and research publications.

The Academic Registrar also coordinates activities of the Convocation. This is an association of the graduates of the University and members of staff and such other persons as the University Council may authorize