About us (MIHS)

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Some of the Nursing Students at MIHS

Welcome to Mildmay Uganda Institute of Health Sciences (MIHS), founded by Mildmay Uganda, the Centre of excellence for HIV, Education and Research. We are a Christian based organisation that has been in operational existence since 1998.

At MIHS, you’ll join a community of outstanding academics who share your passion for your subject and are committed to helping you learn and develop and, in time, become an expert in your own right.

Our size and breadth enable us to offer you an exceptional student experience.

Our Curriculum combined with an unparalleled range of opportunities that complement your study, means you can make your time with us a unique experience: one that is shaped around your individual goals, interests and career ambitions.

We want to inspire you to be part of the next generation of highly skilled, critical thinkers –shaping the world around you in years to come.

We’ll work closely with you to ensure we meet your expectations, respond to your feedback and let you know what we expect in return. Our approach to learning and teaching is to develop your knowledge and skills, so you become an enquiring and critical thinker. You’ll learn how to define problems and how to go about finding answers – skills highly valued by employers. You’ll be encouraged to engage with ethical issues in your subject area and understand its global and cultural influence.

From day one, you’ll be taught by outstanding, qualified, experienced and inspirational academics working at the forefront of their fields; with hands-on experience in your respective field. You’ll be actively engaged in learning through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, with additional time allocated to private study, project work, laboratory practical or fieldwork.


MIHS Students During Practicals

We lead and deliver quality programs that are internationally competitive. This is championed by a professional team with outstanding experience in the various fields and amiable environment for learning. We guarantee a learning environment that enables our learners tap into their innate power and excel in their respective fields.

Lecture Theatres

MIHS students in a class session

Our Lecture Theatres provide ample and conducive learning environment with enough space to all our learners. Our Theatres are in walk able distances within the MIHS campus.


Our library has the leading collection in the region of texts related to our fields. The new library provides a range of spaces for individual and group study, enabling access to physical and electronic resources, as well as facilities for photocopying and printing, storage and display of books, models, drawings and digital collections. Click here for more about the Library and Resource Centre

Hostels Reception

Our reception is open 24hrs, from Monday to Sunday, to attend to queries, take reports of damages / faults, special dietary requests, and manage emergencies.


The Hospitality Services Administrator is always on site Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm and can be contacted on ext. 269.

Kindly contact the Hostels Wardens In case of any emergency on

  • 0752 401585
  • 0785539085/0759498120
  • 0750842727

Internet Services

We guarantee interrupted free Wifi internet access at the amp-theatre and some hotspots on site. Contact the school Administrator for the password.

Meals Plan

We provide a nutritious and affordable menu served in our comfortable and safe cafeteria by a professional team that looks and feels good.

Accessing our clinic

For any medical care, kindly contact the Hospitality Services Administrator or the Hostel Wardens. Students on medication for chronic illnesses should carry their medicines and also have their doctors’ emergency contacts.

Extra-Curricular activities

MIHS Drama Students

We off a wide range of extracurricular activities to enable comfortable stay and learning at MIHS. These include; volley ball, football, gardening, cookery, long distance running, badminton, basketball, body fitness, swimming and other outdoor activities.

There are indoor games that you may borrow on a short term basis like Chess, Cards, Ludo, Table tennis and Draft. We provide a variety of daily newspapers in the library for information sharing. The library is open every weekday until 10:00 pm. Residents may go off site in the evening for walks but should return by 10:00 pm.

Religious Service

Christian prayers are held from Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 8:30am in the Suubi chapel. There is a Church of Uganda parish located on Sseguku Hill. To get there turn right as you are going to Kampala and take the 1st left turn (Sunday Services at 8am, 9am and 10am. The mosque is along the Kampala Road (about ½ km and is on the right (service Friday at 1.00 pm). To access Lweza Catholic Church, turn left out of the Main gate and walk about 1km – the church is up a left turn (Sunday Masses at 7:00am, 8:00am and 9:00 am).

Security on site

We have security officers to manage Mildmay gates and patrols entire site 24/7 backed by security dogs.

Our rooms are secure. All residentials off site are manned by security personnel day and night


Unsociable behaviour is prohibited, no playing loud music, shouting and slamming doors.

Silence should be observed on the site after 10:00pm. Please refer to the Hostel Rules booklet.


Smoking is prohibited in Hostels. Please refer to the Hostel rules and Regulation Book let.


Notify the hospitality services administrator when you expect visitors.

Visitors may have meals in our cafeteria upon payment. Please ask the Warden for guidance.

Male students are strictly forbidden from entering the Girls' Hostel and female students are forbidden from entering the Boy’s Hostel.


All students residing off site are provided transport to and from the Main site. Pick up time is 7:45am and Drop-off time is 7:50pm. Keeping time is essential to avoid missing the van. After dinner all offsite students will gather at the main gate as they wait for Van.

Dress code

MIHS holds integrity and outstanding character as key values. Our learners are required to dress in full college Uniform (as per professional guidance) during class time. All learners are expected to dress decently after school hours.

Cafeteria and Lounge

MIHS Cafeteria

Located within the Institute, MIHS provides a comfortable and spacious place for students to eat and drink. Our lounges provide opportunities to students to socialize, study alone or in groups, or just relax between classes.