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Applications for Undergraduate Admissions 2017/18

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for the undergraduate  programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2017/2018 Academic Year.
 

The details are as follows:
Each applicant should:

Either  
Have the Uganda Certificate of Education with at least (five passes), or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level obtained at the same sitting. For day programmes, only candidates who sat "A" Level in 2016, 2015 and 2014 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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Hold at least a Second Class or Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma  from a recognised institution, relevant to the programmes applied for. ( Details of the Diploma Admission requirements for the 2017/2018 academic year can be viewed on the notice boards of the Undergraduate Admissions
Office or by following the link: https://www.mak.ac.ug/application-procedures/diploma-holders

Or
Be a Graduate from a recognised university. Certified copies of academic transcripts (not photocopies of certified copies) from the awarding Institutions MUST be attached to the application forms.

How to apply

Application is ONLINE for ONLY ‘A’ Level applicants.  

Diploma/degree holder applicants should pick hard copy forms from Office 315, Level 3, Senate Building. Other relevant information may be obtained from the Undergraduate Admissions Office, Level 3, and ICT Division Level 6, Room 612, Senate Building, Makerere University, or can be downloaded from our website https://www.mak.ac.ug with effect from Thursday 18th May 2017.

Non-refundable application fee of UG Shs.50,000/= for Ugandans, East African and S. Sudan applicants or UG Shs.172,500/= for International applicants plus Bank charge of UG Shs.2,750/= should be paid from the following banks using Makerere University Paying-in-slips:
Banks
(A) Any STANBIC BANK BRANCH  MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 9030005866749
(B) DFCU BANK MAKERERE BRANCH  MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 01083500181477
(C) CENTENARY BANK    MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT  3740300001
(D) Any POST BANK BRANCH  MUC – FEES COLLECTION ACCOUNT 1630037000063

Candidates who hold grades X, Y, Z, 7 and 9 of 'O' Level results should not apply because they are Not eligible for admission.

Diploma holder applicants who hold class three (3) Diploma Certificates are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.

The closing date for submitting the completed Application Forms is Friday, 16th  June 2017.    
           
WARNING:    
         
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.

Please see Downloads or Click Here for the Online Application Instructions

Cut-Off Points for the respective Academic Programmes to guide you in making choices  for courses and programmes may be found here.

CLICK HERE to view the tuition and other fees requirements – See more at: http://news.mak.ac.ug/2012/05/undergraduate-private-admissions-announcem…

For further enquiries, please contact the Academic Registrar's Office through the addresses at the link below:
https://www.mak.ac.ug/university-services/academic-registrar

 

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A Successful Ph.D. Defense by Vianney Andrew Yiga

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The CEDAT community is proud to share our congratulations to Vianney Andrew Yiga following his successful Ph.D. defense that happened yesterday Monday 3rd October 2022 at the College of Engineering, Design, Art, and Technology (CEDAT).

His Thesis was titled; Thermal Stability of Fiber- Reinforced Polylactic Acid Composites for Flameretarded Applications.

The candidate was supervised by Eng. Dr. Michael Lubwama and Eng. Dr. Peter W. Olupot both from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at CEDAT.

Dr. John Wasswa, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences (CONAS), Makerere University was the opponent that interrogated the candidate to enable a clear understanding of the study.

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Makerere University Launches National Parenting Draft Manual

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The Director of Culture at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ms. Juliana Naumo Akoryo (Centre) and Dr. Godfrey Siu, the Principal Investigator from Mak-CHDC (Right) interact with a participant at the workshop on 22nd July 2022, Kampala.

By Agnes Namaganda

On July 22nd 2022, Makerere UniversityChild Health and Development Centre (MakCHDC) launched a draft manual for the National Parenting Standards. The Centre has been working together with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) with funding from UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund), to develop standards that are agreeable to all organisations in the country that are involved in parenting work. The draft manual was being presented to members of a consortium that brings together all these organisations together, called the Parenting Agenda Consortium.

“We produce many documents and they are shelved,” Irene Ayot Chono, who was speaking on behalf of UNICEF said. “We hope that this document will not be one of them,” she emphasized.

Irene Ayot Chono-UNICEF, urging participants to utilize the manual once it is complete.
Irene Ayot Chono-UNICEF, urging participants to utilize the manual once it is complete.

Dr. Godfrey Siu, the Principal Investigator from Mak-CHDC who presented the draft manual to participants, emphasized that if any organization is doing parenting work, there should be a minimum package that they should offer.

Draft Manual Content

The manual which will have several modules. These modules will be delivered face-to-face in 1.5 hour sessions. Some of these include; Module 6 which will focus on “understanding responsible masculinity and fatherhood” and on “understanding the concept of head of family.”The draft manual also proposed that Module 11 focuses on Parenting in the 21st Century. Some of the sessions in this module will include Children and Technology, Contemporary Influence on Children and Modernity, Culture and Morality.Module 9 will focus on Parenting for Adolescents and some of the suggested sessions within this module are Needs for Adolescents and The Art of Communicating with Adolescents. Module 5 will focus on Preventing Violent Parenting and Promoting Alternative Discipline Strategies while Module 10 will be about Parenting to Address the Mental Health for Children and Adults.

Dr. Godfrey Siu, the Principal Investigator from Mak-CHDC presenting the contents of the National Parenting Standards Draft Manual.
Dr. Godfrey Siu, the Principal Investigator from Mak-CHDC presenting the contents of the National Parenting Standards Draft Manual.

Participants’ suggestions

After the presentation, participants raised several suggestions for discussion and consideration. These included whether there should be a module on spirituality since Uganda is a strongly religious nation. There was also the concern of how children in remand homes should be parented. Another concern raised by a participant was as to whether teachers who make an undeniable contribution to parenting, should be taken through the parenting manual.

A participant gives her input at the National Parenting Standards Draft Manual launch.
A participant gives her input at the National Parenting Standards Draft Manual launch.

In her closing remarks, Ms. Juliana Naumo Akoryo, the Director of Cultural Affairs at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) said that the manual is for the parenting organisations to utilize and not for MGLSD.

The Director of Culture at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ms. Juliana Naumo Akoryo making closing remarks at the workshop.
The Director of Culture at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ms. Juliana Naumo Akoryo making closing remarks at the workshop.

Ms. Chono also adjured the team behind the manual to use picture illustrations in the manual that can be relatable by the Ugandan parents.

Contact: Agnes Namaganda – agnesvioletnamaganda@gmail.com

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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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