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Highlights of the 60th Graduation Ceremony

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  • 9 Feb 2010 - 1:13pm
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The 60th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University was held in a weeklong ceremony running from the 18th to 22nd January 2010. Some of the highlights of the week included; the award of an Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. Endre Lillethun (in absentia), which was received by his wife, a record 40 PhD awards, a record 220 first-class degrees and for the first time ever, more female (50.4%) than male graduands.

In his address , the Vice-Chancellor inspired the fresh graduates to live dignified lives " Love your work and forever conduct your affairs on the high plane of dignity and discipline. I will leave you with a message of faith, hope and love. Hope will keep you going; faith will give you the courage to face uncertainties of the future; and loving what you do will help you succeed." Click here to view the full address

The week in pictures 

 L-R Hon Rukikaire,Chair Counci, Mrs. Kiganda Vice-Chair Council, Hon Mwesigwa Rukutana, Hon Namirembe Bitamazire, Prof. Kagonyera and Prof. Kasozi proceed to day 1 of graduation

L-R Hon Rukikaire,Chair Counci, Mrs. Kiganda Vice-Chair Council, Hon Mwesigwa Rukutana, Hon Namirembe Bitamazire, Prof. Kagonyera and Prof. Kasozi proceed to day 1 of graduation

 

Prof. Kagonyera congratulates Mrs. Lillethun as Prof Baryamureeba looks on
Prof. Kagonyera congratulates Mrs. Lillethun as Prof Baryamureeba looks on

 

Some of the 32 PhD graduands on day 1

Some of the 32 PhD graduands on day 1

 

L-R Mr. Muhwezi, Univ Secretary, Mr. Maloba, Chair Appointments Board & Mr. Namoah, Academic Registar in procession on day 2
L-R Mr. Muhwezi, Univ Secretary, Mr. Maloba, Chair Appointments Board & Mr. Namoah, Academic Registar in procession on day 2
 
The Police Band plays the anthems on Day 3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Police Band plays the anthems on Day 3
 
 
 
 
A group photo with the Chancellor on Day 3
A group photo with the Chancellor on Day 3
 
Hon. Lokeris, Hon. Kawooya, Hon. Sebuliba-Mutumba accompanied by his wife on Day 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hon. Lokeris, Hon. Kawooya, and Hon. Sebuliba-Mutumba accompanied by his wife on Day 4
 
 
Dr. Sentongo, Chair MUBS Council, Prof. Balunywa, Principal MUBS & Prof. Baryamureeba Ag. VC on Day 4
Dr. Sentongo, Chair MUBS Council, Prof. Balunywa, Principal MUBS & Prof. Baryamureeba Ag. VC on Day 4
 
Prof. Wasswa Balunywa and Prof. Baryamureeba share a light moment on Day4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Wasswa Balunywa and Prof. Baryamureeba share a light moment on Day4
 
 
MDD lead the procession on Day5 of graduation
MDD lead the procession on Day5 of graduation
 
Hon. Rukikaire, Chair Council and Prof. Kagonyera make their entry on Day 5
Hon. Rukikaire, Chair Council and Prof. Kagonyera make their entry on Day 5
 
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