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The Public Relations Office

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The Public Relations Office headed by the Senior Public Relations Officer, is responsible for ensuring that the University and its activities, achievements and awards are communicated appropriately to both the internal and external publics

The Office handles Communication and Marketing activities, which include:

  • University Function management
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Media liaison
  • Online communication services
  • Internal communication
  • Research and Information Services

Events
This Office is responsible for managing University Corporate events especially those hosted by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.

The most notable of these is the annual Graduation ceremony, presided over by the Chancellor with the emceeing function handled by the Senior Public Relations Officer.

Research & Information
The Public Relations Office is responsible for the publication of University corporate information which includes The Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor's speeches for Graduation ceremonies and any other public functions, Graduation Newsletters, a quarterly Mak News university magazine among others.

Marketing
The Office is also responsible for marketing the University's Corporate image to both the internal and external publics.

Some of these activities include:

  • Promoting the University at events e.g. exhibitions, conferences alongside the use of promotional materials such as brochures, fliers, calendars, plaques and other mementos
  • Brand management

Other areas the office provides guidance are:

  • Production of banners(pull-up and other), publishing of brochures, posters, leaflets and other promotional materials for information drives
  • Media and Online promotion of upcoming university events
  • Appropriate use of the University logo both online and on branded promotional material

Online Services
The Public Relations Office provides content management support for the university domain mak.ac.ug.
Roles with regard to online services include:

  • Ensuring that content production guidelines are adheared to
  • Design and Website reviews for completed websites
  • Maintaining a consistent, corporate, unique online identity with use of University colors, logo placements
  • Search Engine Optimization working together with DICTS
  • Support for email queries through the official pro@admin.mak.ac.ug email

Contact Information

Ag. Senior Public Relations Officer
Ms Ritah Namisango
Email:pro@admin.mak.ac.ug, rnamisango@admin.mak.ac.ug

Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Maureen Mayanja
Email: mmayanja@admin.mak.ac.ug

Branding & Marketing Officer
Mr. Agaba Issa Mugabo
Email: iagaba@admin.mak.ac.ug

Web Manager
Mr. Wamai Mark
Email: mwamai@admin.mak.ac.ug

Public Relations Office

Plot 33, The Edge, Makerere University

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Room 301, Main Administration Building
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 531202
Email: pro[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

The Public Relations Office headed by the Senior Public Relations Officer, is responsible for ensuring that the University and its activities, achievements and awards are communicated appropriately to both the internal and external publics

The Office handles Communication and Marketing activities, which include:

  • University Function management
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Media liaison
  • Online communication services
  • Internal communication
  • Research and Information Services

Events
This Office is responsible for managing University Corporate events especially those hosted by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor.

The most notable of these is the annual Graduation ceremony, presided over by the Chancellor with the emceeing function handled by the Senior Public Relations Officer.

Research & Information
The Public Relations Office is responsible for the publication of University corporate information which includes The Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor's speeches for Graduation ceremonies and any other public functions, Graduation Newsletters, a quarterly Mak News university magazine among others.

Marketing
The Office is also responsible for marketing the University's Corporate image to both the internal and external publics.

Some of these activities include:

  • Promoting the University at events e.g. exhibitions, conferences alongside the use of promotional materials such as brochures, fliers, calendars, plaques and other mementos
  • Brand management

Other areas the office provides guidance are:

  • Production of banners(pull-up and other), publishing of brochures, posters, leaflets and other promotional materials for information drives
  • Media and Online promotion of upcoming university events
  • Appropriate use of the University logo both online and on branded promotional material

Online Services
The Public Relations Office provides content management support for the university domain mak.ac.ug.
Roles with regard to online services include:

  • Ensuring that content production guidelines are adheared to
  • Design and Website reviews for completed websites
  • Maintaining a consistent, corporate, unique online identity with use of University colors, logo placements
  • Search Engine Optimization working together with DICTS
  • Support for email queries through the official pro[at]admin.mak.ac.ug email
  • Social Media Engagement

Contact Information

Principal Public Relations Officer
Ms Ritah Namisango
Email:pro[at]admin.mak.ac.ug, rnamisango[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

Branding & Marketing Officer
Mr. Agaba Issa Mugabo
Email: iagaba[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

Web Manager
Mr. Wamai Mark
Email: mwamai[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

Web Administrator
Mr. Elias Tuhereze
Email: eliast[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

Administrative Assistant (Social Media)
Mr. Mathias Ssemanda
Email: mathias.ssemanda[at]admin.mak.ac.ug

Administrative Assistant (Public Relations & Communication)
Ms. Proscovia Nabatte
Email:

Public Relations Office

Room 411, Main Building, Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 531202

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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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