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Re-advert for admission to Degree programmes tenable at Fort Portal up-country Campus of Makerere University



The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to the following undergraduate degree programmes under the private sponsorship scheme, tenable at Fort-portal up-country campus of Makerere University for 2015/2016 Academic Year.

            CODE    PROGRAMME (DAY)                               AVAILABLE  PLACES                                                                                                                                   

(i)         ADF    BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    50

(ii)        COF    BACHELOR OF COMMERCE                                                             50

(iii)       DVF    BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES                                           60

(iv)       BIF      BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                  60


(A)       Uganda Certificate of Education with a minimum of 5 passes, or its equivalent and UACE with at least two principal passes obtained at the same sitting in essential subjects.  Only candidates who sat A’ Level in 2014, 2013 and 2012 are eligible to apply.


(B)    At least a relevant second class/credit diploma from a recognized institution.  Certified copies of diploma transcripts must be attached (not photocopies or certified copies) from the awarding institutions.  ( details of the a’level weighting system and diploma holders admission requirements for the 2015/2016 academic year can be viewed on the notice boards of the undergraduate admissions office notice boards or on Makerere University website:

Non refundable application fees of shs.50, 000/= for Ugandans and shs.172, 500/= for International  Students plus bank charge of shs.2,500/= should be paid to the following banks using Makerere University paying-in-slips:

BANK                                                             ACCOUNT NAME                               ACCONT NO.

(a)  ANY STANBIC BANK BRANCH             MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT     9030005816385


(c)  CENTENARY BANK                             MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT     4912300001

(d)  CRANE BANK                                     MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT    0145053500100

(e)   POST BANK                                       MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT    1630037000074

The application forms should be collected from the Undergraduate Admissions and Records Division, Room 314, Senate Building, Makerere University and Fort-portal Campus.  Evidence of payment of application fee must be attached.

The closing date for submission of application forms is Friday 7th August, 2015.

Application Forms

27TH  JULY, 2015

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Veteran Professor changed Makerere and Higher Education



Professor Pancras John Mukasa Ssebuwufu (L) receives a plaque and citation from RUFORUM Board Member and Vice Chancellor Ndejje University-Professor Eriabu Lugujjo (Right) on 6th May 2021 at the RUFORUM Secretariat, Plot 155 Garden Hill, Makerere University Main Campus,

When Professor John Ssebuwufu ambled up to receive a certificate of recognition for his ‘exceptional’ contribution to higher education from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) at Makerere University (MU), he was thinking of many things, such as rewarding staff, that he could have done differently to impact university education more.

But he did what he could have done, under the circumstances.

He presided over MU (in 1993) when student enrolment was 5,000 and left in 2004 when the population was surging to more than 15,000.

He emphasised the use of information communication technologies in almost all the institutions he had been involved in and sent many academic staff on exchanges to boost research and innovation. Now, more African universities engage in ground-breaking research.

So, he proceeded to accept his recognition and make his acceptance speech, which was mostly about gratitude.

Ssebuwufu, 74, who is currently the chancellor at Kyambogo University and the vice-chancellor of the University of Kisubi, is credited for his exemplary leadership and pragmatic methods that have shaped higher education in Uganda and Africa as a whole.

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Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program 2021/2022



Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program 2021/2022. Photo credit: AfDB

The Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program is a capacity building project by the AfDB and Japan which was initiated in 2017 with the aim of providing two-year scholarship awards to highly achieving African graduate students to enable them to undergo post-graduate studies (i.e. a two-year Master’s degree program) in selected priority development areas on the continent and Japan. The overarching goal the AfDB and the Government of Japan seek to attain is to enhance skills and human resources development in Africa in under the Bank’s High 5s agenda (i.e. “Feed Africa”, “Light up Africa”, “Industrialize Africa”, “Integrate Africa” and “Improve the quality of life of the people of Africa”) and key Japanese development assistance initiatives. JADS core areas of study focus include energy, agriculture, health, environmental sustainability, and engineering. The program also seeks to promote inter-university collaboration and university-industry partnerships between Japan and Africa. Upon completion of their studies, the JADS scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills in the public and private sectors, and contribute to national and continental socio-economic development.

About the JADS program

The JADS Program is open to applicants from AfDB member countries with relevant professional experience and a history of supporting their countries’ development efforts who are applying to a graduate degree program in energy development and related discipline.  The program does not provide scholarships to any other graduate degree program.

The scholarship program provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and travel allowance.

Upon completion of their studies, the beneficiary scholars are expected to return to their home countries to apply and disseminate their newly acquired knowledge and skills, and contribute to the promotion of sustainable development of their countries.

Who is Eligible to Apply?

The program is open to those who have gained admission to an approved Masters degree course at a Japanese partner university. Candidates should be 35 years old or younger; in good health; with a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in the energy area or related area; and have a superior academic record. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to return to their home country to contribute to its economic and social development.

Application Procedures

  1. Applicant requests for information and application forms and procedures from the chosen JADS partner university. For any inquiries, please contact JADS@AFDB.ORG
  2. Applicant completes required documents and sends them to the university.
  3. University evaluates and selects applicants.
  4. University sends selected candidates to the AfDB.
  5. AfDB reviews submissions from universities, prepares and approves the final list.
  6. AfDB contacts selected awardees, and informs the universities.

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WHS Regional Meeting Africa 2021: Finance Chairperson’s Update



Prof. Tonny J. Oyana, Finance Chairperson, World Health Summit Regional Meeting Africa, June 2021.

SOPs: Our plan is to have 200 sets of people in different spacious rooms…

Prof. Tonny j. oyana, finance chairperson whs regional meeting africa

We are sincerely grateful to our sponsors…

Over 15 core sponsors…

Sessions: 60% Virtual, 40% Onsite…

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