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Highlights of the 60th Graduation Ceremony

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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.

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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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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