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Finance Department holds workshop on budget management

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On 12th September 2019, the Finance Department at Makerere University organized a Budget Management Workshop to review the implementation procedures and execution processes of the Makerere University Budget for the Financial Year 2019/2020.

Attended by staff from Finance Department, office of the University Secretary, Principals, Heads of Departments and College Accountants, the Budget Management Workshop focused on:

  • Understanding the Makerere University Revenue forecast
  • Development of workplans and linking them to budgets and implementation
  • Financial Management, Control and Accountability

Speaking at the workshop, the Acting University Secretary Mr. Yusuf Kiranda, emphasized the importance of a budget when he said, “A budget is a necessary tool in our ability to do work diligently. Everything we do at the university, comes down squarely to budgeting.”

CPA Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira discussing the structure of Makerere University budget for Financial Year 2019/202.0

He appealed to staff to set priorities in the allocation of resources and also establish financial control over inputs to ensure compliance with rules. Mr. Kiranda urged staff to manage budget operations with fiscal prudence, efficiency, and integrity; and to ensure that they account for the money spent.  

The University Bursar, Mr. Evarist Bainomugisha encouraged staff to budget for mandatory activities as well as key programmes within their respective units. Mr. Bainomugisha encouraged staff to spend within their budget limits. He called upon all staff to embrace the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) for faster, open and transparent transactions.

Some of the Principals that attended the workshop; Prof Bernard Bashaasha  and Prof. Henry Alinaitwe.

Discussing the structure of Makerere University budget for Financial Year 2019/2020, the Manager in Charge of Accounts and Reporting, Directorate of Finance CPA Lubowa Ssebina Gyaviira highlighted the regulatory frameworks in the budget’s execution. He thanked the college principals and heads of department for creating an enabling environment for the bursars and accountants at colleges to serve the university.

The Manager, Grants and Revenue, Mrs. Jackie Keirungi Ayorekire appealed to Makerere University staff to support all processes aimed at generating revenue for the University. “We need to deliberately support the systems that generate income. Let us revise our finance and revenue bureaucracy model and handle revenue collection as our main responsibility.”

he Acting Director of Planning and Development Department Mr. Matia Kabuye presenting the format of work plans to participants

She cautioned staff to treat customers with dignity when she said, “we should not suffocate our clients who produce income.”

Presenting the format of work plans to participants, the Acting Director of Planning and Development Department Mr. Matia Kabuye emphasized the need for the units to develop work plans that align with their budget.

Article by:  Nabatte Proscovia; Mak Public Relations Office.

 

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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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Students move towards Main Building on University Road

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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