• To serve as a centre of excellence for academic and professional practice in Uganda, the Great Lakes region and the world;
  • To produce high-level calibre and wholesome professionals capable of harnessing the environment for sustainable development at national and international level;
  • To develop the intellectual capacities of students and empower them to address their local, national and international development objectives;
  • To equip students with knowledge and appropriate attitudes and competencies to enable them join the world of work as useful members of their community;
  • To develop a sense of commitment in students to serve and work anywhere with willingness, tolerance and dedication.
  • To generate and translate knowledge, skills, and innovations through research and publications for the development of society;
  • To complement government efforts in increasing opportunities for higher education and advancement of learning to all persons irrespective of race, colour, political opinion/affiliation, creed or sex;
  • To provide any other services and facilities that can enhance growth and development at all levels;
  • To provide innovative solutions to problems;
  • To serve the community.