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December 2010

20th December 2010: Prof. William Senteza Kajubi bust unveiling ceremony

Professor Senteza Kajubi unveiled a bust at the School of Education, erected in recognition of his longstanding and dedicated contributions to the development of the education sector in Uganda. The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Prof. Apolo Nsibambi officiated at the function, where Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza represented the Vice Chancellor. Former Vice Chancellors Xavier Wandira and Prof. Livingstone Luboobi as well as UNEB Chairman Prof. Lutalo Bbosa and other dignitaries attended the launch.

14th – 16th December 2010: 6th African Conference on Psychotherapy

The 6th African Conference on Psychotherapy, African Chapter, was organised by the Institute of Psychology’s Outreach Department. The event was last hosted by Makerere in 1998. The Conference which was held under the theme “Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Problems” attracted participants from allover the world.

12th December 2010: Honorary Doctor of Laws Conferment

His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and His Excellency Rashid Mfaume Kawawa (RIP) received Honorary Doctorates of Laws (Honoris Causa) of Makerere University. President Museveni received his Doctor of Laws in respect of his outstanding achievements and exceptional contribution to the advancement of humanity in Uganda and the region, while H.E Rashid Mfaume Kawawa was honoured for his selflessness, hard work and investing all his efforts in fighting for the freedoms of peoples in his country, region and Africa.

7th December 2010: EPRC half-day Youth Forum

The Economic Policy Research Centre [EPRC] in conjunction with the World Bank and the Government of Uganda organized a half day Youth Forum on the topic, “Transforming the youth into a productive labour force for National development.” at Makerere University Guest House. The aim of the Forum was to deliberate on the level of preparedness, ideological capture, vulnerability and deviant behaviors among Uganda’s youth; and on what needs to be done differently to effectively transform Uganda’s youth into a productive force for national development.

6th December 2010: 12th Vice Chancellors Media briefing

The 12th monthly media briefing featured the Institute of Psychology (MUIP), East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) and the Faculty of Computing & IT (CIT). Mr. James G. Okello – Deputy Registrar (Senate) who presided over the briefing made presentations on the Honorary Doctorates of Laws to be awarded to H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and H.E. Rashid M. Kawawa, and the proposed transformation of Makerere University into a Collegiate University.

1st – 2nd December 2010: Career Guidance Workshop Iganga

The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs held the first Career Guidance Workshop for Secondary Schools at Bukoyo Secondary Schools in Iganga. The programme is aimed at ensuring that career guidance teachers are best equipped to advise students on what subject combinations to take and the relevant courses to apply for. The workshop was attended by the Iganga RDC-Hajji Waggwa Lubega Swaibu, Chief Administrative Officer-Charles Kiberu, Districe Education Officer-Baker Kasadha, District Police Commander-Dennis Kamugisha, as well as over 200 head teachers and career guidance teachers from the sub-region.

 

December 2010

20th December 2010: Prof. William Senteza Kajubi bust unveiling ceremony

Professor Senteza Kajubi unveiled a bust at the School of Education, erected in recognition of his longstanding and dedicated contributions to the development of the education sector in Uganda. The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Prof. Apolo Nsibambi officiated at the function, where Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza represented the Vice Chancellor. Former Vice Chancellors Xavier Wandira and Prof. Livingstone Luboobi as well as UNEB Chairman Prof. Lutalo Bbosa and other dignitaries attended the launch.

14th – 16th December 2010: 6th African Conference on Psychotherapy

The 6th African Conference on Psychotherapy, African Chapter, was organised by the Institute of Psychology’s Outreach Department. The event was last hosted by Makerere in 1998. The Conference which was held under the theme “Psychotherapy and Psychosocial Problems” attracted participants from allover the world.

12th December 2010: Honorary Doctor of Laws Conferment

His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and His Excellency Rashid Mfaume Kawawa (RIP) received Honorary Doctorates of Laws (Honoris Causa) of Makerere University. President Museveni received his Doctor of Laws in respect of his outstanding achievements and exceptional contribution to the advancement of humanity in Uganda and the region, while H.E Rashid Mfaume Kawawa was honoured for his selflessness, hard work and investing all his efforts in fighting for the freedoms of peoples in his country, region and Africa.

7th December 2010: EPRC half-day Youth Forum

The Economic Policy Research Centre [EPRC] in conjunction with the World Bank and the Government of Uganda organized a half day Youth Forum on the topic, “Transforming the youth into a productive labour force for National development.” at Makerere University Guest House. The aim of the Forum was to deliberate on the level of preparedness, ideological capture, vulnerability and deviant behaviors among Uganda’s youth; and on what needs to be done differently to effectively transform Uganda’s youth into a productive force for national development.

6th December 2010: 12th Vice Chancellors Media briefing

The 12th monthly media briefing featured the Institute of Psychology (MUIP), East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) and the Faculty of Computing & IT (CIT). Mr. James G. Okello – Deputy Registrar (Senate) who presided over the briefing made presentations on the Honorary Doctorates of Laws to be awarded to H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and H.E. Rashid M. Kawawa, and the proposed transformation of Makerere University into a Collegiate University.

1st – 2nd December 2010: Career Guidance Workshop Iganga

The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs held the first Career Guidance Workshop for Secondary Schools at Bukoyo Secondary Schools in Iganga. The programme is aimed at ensuring that career guidance teachers are best equipped to advise students on what subject combinations to take and the relevant courses to apply for. The workshop was attended by the Iganga RDC-Hajji Waggwa Lubega Swaibu, Chief Administrative Officer-Charles Kiberu, Districe Education Officer-Baker Kasadha, District Police Commander-Dennis Kamugisha, as well as over 200 head teachers and career guidance teachers from the sub-region.

 

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Advert: Mature Age Entry Scheme – Private Sponsorship 2024/2025

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Students sit for an exam in the pre-COVID era, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for the Undergraduate
Programmes under the Mature Age Entry Scheme only for Private Sponsorship for
2024/2025 Academic Year.
Non-Refundable Application fee of Shs. 50,000/= for Ugandans OR $75 Equivalent for
Internationals, plus bank charge should be paid in any of the banks used by Uganda
Revenye Authority after generating a Payment Reference Number (PRN).

  • Apply using the Institution’s Applications Portal URL:https: //apply.mak.ac.ug
  • Application is for candidates who passed the Mature Age Entry Examinations of December 17, 2022 and February 24, 2024 only.
  • Any candidate who passed the examinations in mentioned above and was not admitted on Government/ Private sponsorship for December 17, 2022 sitting, and for Government sponsorship for February 24, 2024 sitting, is eligible to apply for admission on Private Sponsorship for 2024 /2025 Academic Year.

The closing date for applying will be Friday 26th July, 2024.

Further details can be accessed by following this link.

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Diploma/Degree Holders Admission Lists 2024/25

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Main Library, Makerere University. Photo taken on 29th February 2016.

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released lists of Diploma/Degree Holder applicants admitted under Private/Self Sponsorship for the academic year 2024/25. Please note that admission is subject to verification of academic documents by the awarding institutions.

The admission list is displayed here below:

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African Futures Research Leadership Program: Cohort 5 – Call for Scholars

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Participants at the initial AAP convening participate in design-thinking exercises to help imagine the future of partnerships between MSU and Africa. Photo: AAP

The Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) is seeking applicants for the fifth cohort of the AAP African Futures Research Leadership Program. This competitive visiting scholar program supports early career researchers from the AAP consortium to work for one year under the mentorship of faculty members from MSU and their home institution, focusing on building skills in research for impact, writing scholarly and/or policy publications, disseminating of research results, and developing grant proposals for external support. Scholars will also participate in a structured professional development program while building bridges and lasting connections with MSU contacts and across their cohort. 

The main objective of the African Futures program is to strengthen the capacity of a cadre of African researchers to return to their home institutions and become scientific leaders in their community, establish long-term partnerships with MSU faculty, co-create innovative solutions to Africa’s challenges, and in turn become trainers of the next generation of researchers. This program aims to address the gender gap in Africa, where only 30% of researchers are women, so scholars selected for the program will be women, or men who can demonstrate they are committed to support efforts towards gender equity in higher education institutions in Africa. The research areas that the scholars will engage in during the program should be aligned to AAP’s research priority areas

The AAP Management Team requests applications from early career researchers to participate in the next cohort, with work to begin virtually in February 2025. Scholars will spend September – December 2025 at MSU for the in-person portion of the program, followed by another period of virtual collaboration, ending in early 2026. The scholar and mentor team will receive a small grant for research and professional development activities including conference attendance and publication. Scholars will also receive a stipend during their time at MSU, visa application support, and round-trip travel from their home institution.

Eligibility

  • Citizen of an African country 
  • Completion of a PhD degree within the last 10 years 
  • Employed as an Academic Staff member at one of the AAP African consortium universities including Egerton University, Makerere University, University of Dar es Salaam, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Botswana, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University Cheikh Anta Diop, University of Arts and Humanities, Bamako, United States International University-Africa, and University of Pretoria 
  • Have documented approval of leave or sabbatical to participate in the program for the in-person period 
  • Have a mentor at their home institution that will serve as a collaborator and mentor
  • Research must be in one of the AAP priority areas
  • Applicants may only submit one proposal to AAP in this round of funding. Prior scholars are not eligible to apply. 

To learn more about the program, including how to apply, click below

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Applications to be an African Futures scholar are due August 18, 2024

Additional program dates:

  • Program start date (virtual): February 2025
  • In-person program: Sept – Dec 2025
  • Program end date: February 2026

Please contact Jose Jackson-Malete at jacks184@msu.edu or +1 517-353-6989 with any questions.

Source: AAP

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