UPU's Guiding Principles
The University upholds a policy of non-discrimination, on grounds of religion, social status, sex, race, tribe or disability. To achieve its mission, the University will uphold the following guiding principles:
UPU is committed to the development of its students as individuals cognizant of their role as a peculiar creation of God to society as the engine for progress and development. Intellectual and moral values shall be priorities for the structuring of his/her education at the tertiary level.
The University will participate in community programmes. It shall serve the poor and disadvantaged as well as the indigent. It shall integrate into the community through sports, church programmes and other co-curricular activities. In extending its services to the community, the University will achieve its primary goal of being the universe of knowledge.
UPU shall uphold its Christian identity of spreading truth and knowledge to all. The University shall implement the policy of non-discrimination on the grounds of race, tribe, sex, social status, religious or political belief disability or other cause unless prescribed or permitted by the laws of Uganda.
Love for nature
UPU shall promote and include the spirit of the love of nature in its students, staff and programs. The University will engage in community development programs, environmental awareness campaigns and research aimed at conserving and improving natural resources for sustainable development.
Scaling the heights of achievement
UPU shall promote the highest standards of research and academic work. The University will ensure a balance between student numbers and staff resources as well physical plant and equipment. It shall also promote and excel in co-curricular activities including sports. It shall endeavor to attain the highest international standards for its faculties, staff and administrators. UPU shall carry out constant evaluation and periodic review of its programs.