About the Journal


Format for papers we publish

The manuscripts submitted to us should follow the following layout.

  • Topic 
  • Authors and Affiliation
  • Email + Telephone number
  • Abstract (Background, Methodology, Results, Conclusion, Recommendation, and keywords)
  • Background of the study
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendation
  • Acknowledgment
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Source of funding
  • Conflict of interest
  • Author Biography
  • References

Open Access policy:

The journal is committed to information sharing and transparency. Our policies help authors achieve a high level of openness with their research and support them to improve the quality of the work they do. We have adopted an Open Access policy that enables the unrestricted access and reuse of all peer-reviewed published research. Our Open Access policy contains the following elements:

1. Publications are discoverable and accessible online. Publications will be deposited in a specified repository(s) with proper tagging of metadata.

2. The publication will be On “Open Access” terms. Licensing policy Student journals publish under the Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 international (CCBY-NC-ND 4.0) license which allows you to Share, Copy, and redistribute the materials in any medium or format. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms; 1. Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. 2. Non-commercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes. Commercial use is one primarily intended for commercial advantage or monetary compensation.

3. No Derivatives: if you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

4. No additional restrictions: You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Preservation and Archiving policy:

The journal uses the CLOCKSS and LOCKSS systems allowing libraries to collect, preserve, and provide our readers with access to material published on our Website. Our main goal is digital preservation.

Repository Policy:

The journal allows authors the use the published version of an article for self-archiving on either the author's website or archiving in a University repository. This can be done as soon as after publication without any embargo period. The published source must be acknowledged and a link to the journal home page or articles' DOI must be set.

Journal Charges:

Being an open-access journal, we do not charge fees to access content published by the journal. This is so because we believe that to promote research freedom among African Students, Publications should not be influenced by the author's ability to pay. The journal can facilitate its editorial process through donations, and the manuscript handling fee of 270,000UgX