University Infrastructure Quality and Students Engagement at a Private University in Uganda


  • Dr Wilson Mugizi Kyambogo University



Lecture rooms infrastructure, Equality, Student Engagement, University Level Infrastructure, Utilities


This study assessed the influence of university infrastructure quality on students’ engagement at the western branch of a private University in Bushenyi District, Uganda. Particularly, the study assessed the influence of lecture rooms infrastructure, university-level infrastructure and university utilities. Using the positivist approach, the study was guided by the correlational research design, collecting data using a questionnaire on a sample of 183 students. Descriptive analysis revealed that student engagement was high, lecture rooms’ infrastructure and university utilities were good. However, the students rated university-level infrastructure as fair. Regression analysis showed that lecture rooms’ infrastructure and university utilities were significant positive predictors of students’ engagement. However, university-level infrastructure had a positive but insignificant influence on students’ engagement. Thus, the quality of lecture rooms’ infrastructure is imperative, university utilities are essential and improved university-level infrastructure is a requirement for enhancing students’ engagement. Therefore, it was recommended that universities emphasise providing quality classroom infrastructure, improve university-level infrastructure, and establish quality university utilities.


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How to Cite

Mugizi, W. (2021). University Infrastructure Quality and Students Engagement at a Private University in Uganda. Interdisciplinary Journal of Education Research, 3(2), 98-107.

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