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Makerere University Selected to host Carnegie African Diaspora Scholar

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 Collaborative Project will focus on strengthening Food Safety Training in Uganda, East African Community and sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Baluka Sylvia Angubua, Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystem & Public Health, COVABMakerere University was selected by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to host an African Diaspora scholar from the United States to work on a collaborative project of reviewing the Master of Science in Animal Products Processing, Safety and Entrepreneurship (MAPPES) curriculum, training in food safety and mentoring students of COVAB, Makerere University and Iowa State University. Dr. Baluka Sylvia Angubua, a lecturer at COVAB will lead the project, together with Professor Wilson Rumbeiha from Iowa State University, Ames, USA. 

In addition to reviewing the MAPPES curriculum, the project will establish research collaborations to foster joint graduate student training and mentoring between Makerere University and Iowa State University.  Based on MAPPES curriculum review, the project will develop curricula for Food Safety at Certificate, Degree, MSc and PhD levels. The project will also develop a proposal for a Food Safety Institute at Makerere University and the greater East African Community.  In support of graduate training, the project will identify joint research projects in areas of Food Toxicology and Epidemiology of Foodborne Diseases. The project will also produce policy briefs that will be shared with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Ministry of Health and government institutions particularly, the National Food and Drug Authority that is in the offing.

The Makerere University project is one of 59 projects that will pair African Diaspora scholars with higher education institutions in Africa to collaborate on curriculum co-development, research, graduate teaching, training and mentoring activities.  Professor Wilson Rumbeiha is one of sixty African Diaspora scholars who have been awarded Fellowships to travel to Africa beginning next month to conduct the projects, which span an impressive range of fields across the arts and humanities, social sciences, education, sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics. The winning projects in this second round of awards were submitted by 47 institutions in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. 

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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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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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