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60th Graduation Ceremony

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The Academic Registrar wishes to announce that the 60th Graduation Ceremony will be held from Monday, 18th January to Friday, 22nd January, 2010. Find here below general information related to the graduation ceremony.

The Academic Registrar wishes to announce that the 60th Graduation Ceremony will be held from Monday, 18th January to Friday, 22nd January, 2010. Find here below general information related to the graduation ceremony.

Hire of Academic Dress

It is essential fro all graduands to wear full academic dress. The current hire charges are as follows:

Charges for hiring academic dress
Article PhD Graduands Hire Charge Fee (Shs) Masters/Undergraduates Hire Charge Fee (Shs)
Gown 25,000 7,000
Hood   3,000
Mortarboard 5,000 5,000
Total 30,000 15,000

The deposit fee for hire is broken down for each article of academic dress as follows:

Deposit fees for academic dress
Article PhD Graduands Hire Charge Fee (Shs) Masters/Undergraduates Hire Charge Fee (Shs)
Gown 40,000 15,000
Hood   4,000
Mortarboard 10,000 6,000
Total 50,000 25,000

Members of staff may hire academic dress from the Central store without paying a deposit fee. Applicants who wish to take up this option should write to the Bursar through the Academic Registrar. They should clearly indicate that they are ready to surrender part of their salary deducted to recover the cost of the dress should they bring it back in a damaged state or fail to return it.This option is for members of staff only.

Graduation, Convocation, Transcript and Certificate Fees

Please note that every first degree graduand must pay Shs 80,000/= as Graduation, Convocation, Transcript and Certificate Fees before they can be allowed to graduate. The paying-in-slips should be picked from respective Faculties/Central Stores. The fee should be paid to the Bank (Stanbic or DFCU branches, Makerere or Wandegeya).

The breakdown of the fees is as follows:

Necessary Fees for Graduation
  Ugandan Graduands (Shs) International Graduands (US$)
Convocation 10,000 10
Graduation 30,000 50
Certificate 20,000 50
Transcript 20,000 50
Total 80,000 160

Cylinder Fee

All PhD graduands are required to pay a Cylinder fee of Shs 50,000/= in addition to the other fees

Invitation Cards

Each graduand is allowed one invitation card for his/her selected guests (TWO GUESTS ONLY). In subsequent communication, graduands will be required to submit the names of the two guests that they wish to invite for the ceremony and thereafter their invitation cards will be issued. Cards and gowns will be collected from 11th to 15th January 2009.

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals

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Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpcu-urDIjE9ZgxdsbEmA2IkNMMiJVECt_ 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise

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One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.

IMPORTANT:

(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission

ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH

Acting. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution

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Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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