The Vice Chancellor

Prof. Philip Cotton
Vice-Chancellor, University Of Rwanda

Contact Information

KK 737 Street, Gikondo, Kigali
Telephone : +250789001218
Email :
vc@ur.ac.rw
Website :
www.ur.ac.rw
Twitter and Skype
ccpcotton

Biography

Before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda (UR), Phil Cotton was the Principal of one of UR’s Colleges – Medicine and Health Sciences.

Prior to this he was at Glasgow medical School where he is still Professor of Learning and Teaching. After completing a science degree at St Andrews he studied medicine at Glasgow where he also completed his Masters and Doctoral degrees. For many years he worked as a GP in Glasgow, and was a Council member and International Committee member, and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

He is a Methodist Preacher and is the founding chair of a Scottish fair trade organisation, and Board member of several development charities working in Africa.