Frequently Asked Questions
KIVI is one of the best and largest vocational institute in Kisoro district, southwestern Uganda. Our overriding goal is to use the best skills available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us. Founded in 2011 as a private institute, we conduct our work with strict independence, objectivity and non-partisanship.
Kisoro International Vocational Institute was founded in 2011. It has been in existence for six years now.
KIVI is licensed with the Ministry of Education and Sports with license number ME/VOC/216 and is registered with Uganda Association of Private Vocational Institutions (UGAPRIVI).
There are more than 300 students currently enrolled in in-service program and fulltime program.
To facilitate optimum learning we strive to maintain the following class sizes of 15-20 students.
Tuition includes most textbooks, technology, and lab use. Please see the Activity Fee list, on the Tuition & Fees page, for a helpful list of most fees and optional charges that may apply to you.
KIVI Students have the opportunity to learn and develop athletic skills and explore participation in five different sports.
Each course at KIVI ha computer study students sessions, the institute is equipped with enough computers, Wi-Fi, interactive projectors and often whiteboard technology. With technology at KIVI, most of the activities are done using computer technology ranging from students registration, finance management among others. The institute has its own printery
Yes, for students hoping to join KIVI we offer a prospective student-shadowing program. Just call the Admissions Office to set up a time.
If an applicant is qualified to attend KIVI but there is no grade-level space available, the applicant’s name will be placed in a “wait pool.” The wait pool is made up of qualified applicants available to fill a specific opening in a specific grade. When and if an opening becomes available, the Admissions Committee will convene and select the most appropriate candidate for the opening. Once a new school year begins, we rollover the applicants to a new pool and will consider them if an opening occurs during the year.