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The University of Juba (UoJ) is a comprehensive premier South Sudan University that was established in 1975. The University admitted it’s first students in 1977, and currently boasts about 40,000 students spread across 23 Schools, 3 Colleges, 4 Institutes, and 7 specialized centres of which over 5,000 students are studying at postgraduate level. We are based in the downtown of Juba, the beautiful and cosmopolitan capital of South Sudan.

The University of Juba (UoJ) was founded in 1975 with the goal of training civil servants for autonomous government of Southern Sudan. 

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The University of Juba is a comprehensive premier South Sudan’s University. Established in 1975 and admitted first students in 1977. 

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Our Vision is to become a dynamic regional and world-class centre of excellence in teaching, research, innovation, and service to community by 2030. 

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  • Encouragement of free and independent thought;
  • Celebration of scholarship, excellence, creativity…

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To be a leading educational centre of excellence that is committed to national economic empowerment and social transformation..

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Prof. Robert M.K. Deng (PhD) CChem MRSC MRACI in brief. Is a Chartered Chemist from the UK with a stellar track record of a long academic career. In the lead-up to his current appointment as the Vice-Chancellor, of the University of Juba; he has served as a DVC, Dean of Students, Dean of College, and a Lecturer. Over the years, he has taught at Kenyatta University, University of Nairobi, University of Botswana, Flinders University, Durham University as a Visiting Research Fellow, Chemistry Department, Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science & Technology. And of course, the famous University of Juba. Additionally, he has been MSc.Thesis External Examiner at the University of Namibia Windhoek, University of Khartoum, and Makerere University, all in the Department of Chemistry. In sum, his long and detailed academic and administrative credentials will follow in the next few days.

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Professional Summary:

 Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs;

University of Juba; March 8th 2024 – Present

Educational Background

MD in General Surgery, Sudan Medical Specialization Board (SMSB) 2002

MBBS, College of Medicine University of Juba, January 1994

Work Experience

Head Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Juba from 2021 to 18th March 2024

Associate Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, UoJ, from 2017 to date

DG, Juba Teaching Hospital 2017 to 2021; during which:

  1. Established a Surgical Unit in my name, Juba Teaching Hospital, 2017 to date à

Covering Accident & Emergency department, Referred Clinic, Surgical operations both emergency & elective; train specialist, registrars, interns,

  1. Managed with UN Mission in South Sudan; through the Quick Impact Project, to install solar security lights in the JTH compound making safe environment for staff to render services
  • Supervised the implementation of phase 1 of Expansion and Modernization of JTH (Accidents & Emergency and Obstetrics & Gynaecology departments)

Associate Professor & Head Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Bahr El Ghazal 2016 to 2017

Dean College of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Bahr El Ghazal; 2009 to 2010

Minister of Health Western Bahr El Ghazal State 2010 to 2015

Associate professor of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Bahr el Ghazal from 2009 to 2017

Assistant Professor of Surgery, CM, UBG, 2002 to 2009.

Surgeon & DG, Wau Teaching Hospital, 2002 to 2006 handling surgical cases & training junior medical doctors.

Registrar General Surgery, Teaching Hospitals in Khartoum, Sudan, from 1998 to 2002

Medical Officer, Khartoum, from 1996 t0 1998

House Officer, Khartoum, from 1994 to 1996


  • A Comparative study on Management of Bleeding Oesophageal Varices in Ibn Sina Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 2002
  • Audit of Complicated Groin Hernias, Wau Teaching Hospital Jan 2003 – Dec 2006
  • Covid-19 Related Deaths in Juba, South Sudan: Postmortem Audit, January to July 2020; World Journal of Advanced Research & Review
  • A giant Primary Ovarian Fibro sarcoma in a South Sudanese patient, Juba Teaching Hospital: A case report. South Sudan Medical Journal Vol. 17 No. 2 – May 2024
  • Attended a number of Conferences by the Sudan Association of Surgeons from 1999 to 2010.
  • Hepatology in Progress, Cairo 2003.
  • COSECSA, Registry on Trauma; Kigali, Rwanda 2018.


  • Perform varieties of surgeries as general surgeon
  • Fluent in English and Arabic languages
  • Good ability in using computer


  • External Examiner for a number of universities in the Sudan & South Sudan since 2008 to date.
  • Chairperson of Specialized Scientific Committee of Medical Sciences; National Council for Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education Science & Technology; 2019 to date

Main role is accreditation of curricula of all Medical Sciences colleges/schools in both public & private higher learning institutions.

*E.g. Institute of Public Health & Environmental Studies; College of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Bahr el Ghazal.

* Colleges of Nursing & Public Health, Northern Bahr el Ghazal University.

*Schools of Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory Sciences & Pharmacy, University of Juba.

* Nursing & Public Health, John Garang Memorial University

* Country Director for Primary Trauma Care Foundation (PTC), for training health personnel on how to safely handle physical traumatized patient in low income areas with limited resources. Conducted first training in South Sudan in October 2023.

  • Served as minister of health, Western Bahr El Ghazal State, South Sudan – 2010 to 2015;
  • Chairperson of Services Cluster, Western Bahr el Ghazal (WBG) Government, 2010 – 2015. Managed to improve the social services e.g.
  • Solar network in Wau Teaching Hospital (WTH) & the Primary Health Care Units & Centres
  • Establish Free of charge Ambulance call Centre in WTH.
  • Built drug stores for SMOH HQ, Wau County, Jur River & Raga counties of WBGS
  • Headed the Reception of the South Sudanese returnees from the Sudan after independence.
  • Settling of Abyei IDPs in Wau after the war on Abyei in 2012.
  • Established the training and surgical interventions for Neglected Tropical Disease, Filariasis (Wucheraria bancrofti complications like hydrocele & elephantiasis), NMOH, Department of Preventive Medicine.

Conducted twice in Juba 2020, Yambio 2021 & Maridi 2023

  • President of College of Physicians & Surgeons of South Sudan; a MOH parastatal postgraduate training centre; 2022 to March 2024

Professor Justo Wani Jada Lado

Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration and Finance, University of Juba

  • Professor Justo Wani Jada Lado Obtained Bachelor Science in Accounting from The College of Social and Economic Studies in 1987 from University of Juba
  • Attended Masters Qualifying in Accounting and Finance University of Khartoum in 1992
  • Obtained Masters of Science in Accounting and Finance from University of Khartoum in 1996
  • Obtained PhD in Accounting and Finance from University of Juba 2010.    
  • Trainings:
  • Attended a number of trainings in different areas including: Training of Trainers (TOT),
  • INSTITUTION KCA University, Nairobi, Kenya, INSTITUTION KCA   University,  
  • Nairobi, Kenya, TYPE OF CERTIFICATE: Certificate of attendance
  • Other Experiences
  • Member Board of Trustee, Catholic University of South Sudan.
  •     Member National Council of Higher Education
  • Member Curriculum Committees for Accreditation of Private and Public
  • Universities       
  • Consultant of Finance, Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Programme for the
  • displaced,     
  •  Sudan Council of Churches Evaluation Team, 2000 and 2004                                       


2024 Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration and Finance, University of Juba

2016 – 2017 Member Central Equatoria State Election Committee

2019   – 2024 Director General, Training and External Relations, Ministry of Higher Education,

                     Science and Technology

2018 – 2019   Director General, National Council for Higher Education Science and Technology,

                       Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology

2008   – 2014 Director, School of Management Sciences, University of Juba  

1997 – 2000    Head, Department of Accounting, College of Social and Economic Studies           

 1992-1994       Ministry of Finance – Juba

            Deputy Director for Budget and Revenue

1990-1992        Senior Inspector of Budget and Revenue Ministry of Finance – Juba

1988-1990      Assistant Inspector of Accounts Ministry of Finance – Juba

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