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Mak receives USD 1.9m Carnegie support for Graduate training

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The Carnegie Corporation of New York has extended a grant of 1.9 million dollars to support research and graduate training in Makerere. This is part of the programme to Build, Nurture and Retain the next generation of Academics.

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has extended a grant of 1.9 million dollars to support research and graduate training in Makerere. This is part of the programme to Build, Nurture and Retain the next generation of Academics.

This grant to Makerere University (Makerere) is one of four grants that advances the International Program’s (IP) Africa strategy of developing and retaining the next generation of African academics and university leaders through promoting excellence in postgraduate training and research while simultaneously emphasizing retention and strengthening intellectual communities. The program will strengthen the university’s capability to offer high-quality postgraduate training and research along with staff retention.

The key outputs of the project are:
1. Twenty Masters degrees (50% for women)
2. Twenty Ph.Ds (30% for women)
3. Six postdoctoral projects (30% for women)
4. Mentoring of 28 junior academic staff
5. Training of 120 junior academic staff in skills development

The 28 junior academic staff will be mentored in the area of food nutrition and value addition, identified as a crucial national need.

Reacting to the news, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza said, “I thank the leadership of the School of Graduate Studies as well as all the individuals who participated in the proposal that has enabled us receive the grant.” “This is indeed crucial if we are to build, nurture and retain the next generation of academics,” she concluded.

 

 

 

 

mwamai@admin.mak.ac.ug, Public Relations Office

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Re-advertisement: Undergraduate Programmes 2024/2025

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A section of the University Road

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under Government Sponsorship (BVL) and private sponsorship scheme for the 2024/2025 Academic Year.

Each applicant should:

a) Have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2023,2022 and 2020 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A’ Level.

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d) Degree from a recognised/Chartered Institution

Further details on the re-advertised programmes , fees structure, and the procedure of submitting applications can be accessed from the document below:                                            

The closing date for receiving applications for undergraduate admissions is Friday 26th July 2024.                                                           

WARNING:                                                             

  1. Applicants are strongly warned against presenting forged or other people’s academic documents to support their applications for admission.  The consequences, if discovered, are very grave indeed.
  2. Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar’s Office.  Those who buy them do so at their own risk. 
  3. The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agent to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.    
  4. Applicants are advised to use the right programme names and codes. The university will not be responsible for any wrong information entered in the system by applicants.     

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Freshers’ Orientation and Registration For 2024/2025 Academic Year

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To All First Year Students;
First Year students (Freshers) are by tradition given an “acclimatization” period of one week
which is referred to as the “Orientation Week”. The Freshers report on Campus one week
earlier than the Continuing students and during this week they are introduced to the key facilities in the University as well as other important aspects of life at the University.

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Admission Lists -Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes 2024/25

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Students move towards Main Building on University Road

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission list of candidates admitted under the Disability, Sports and District Quota Schemes with Government sponsorship 2024/25 Academic Year.

Kindly follow the links below to access the lists:-

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