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FSF, MasterCard Scholars Recognized as 70th Mak Grad Concludes

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The 70th Graduation Ceremony of Makerere University came to a close on Friday 17th January 2020 with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe presenting candidates from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) and the School of Law for the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas.

Prof. Nawangwe congratulated all members of staff upon being awarded PhDs and Masters degrees in various disciplines and urged them to either form new or join existing multidisciplinary teams so as to make a personal contribution to improving Makerere's academic profile.

Masters Graduands from the School of Law (Foreground) and College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Background) on Day 4 of the 70th Graduation Ceremony, 17th January 2020, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Vice Chancellor thanked the Chancellor for successfully presiding over the 70th Graduation as well as the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and the Chancellor's procession for attending all four sessions of the Ceremony. He applauded the security agencies for ensuring that all four sessions proceeded uninterrupted and the Convocation for recognizing the best performing students.

In a special way, the Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma presented Awards of Excellence to the following graduands

  1. Ms. Kikobye Winnie; with a CGPA of 4.48 out of 5.00 in the Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration received the Makerere University Female Scholarship Foundation Class of 2020 Award
  2. Ms. Ageno Faith; with a CGPA of 4.84 out of 5.00 in the Bachelor of Community Psychology received the Makerere University MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Award
  3. Mr. Kutensa Frank; with a CGPA of 4.75 out of 5.00 in the Bachelor of Community Psychology received the Makerere University MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Award
  4. Mr. Bandoho Geoffrey; with a CGPA of 4.48 out of 5.00 in the Bachelor of Industrial and Organisational Psychology received the Makerere University MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program Award

Undergraduate Graduands from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences pose for the camera on Day 4 of the 70th Graduation Ceremony, 17th January 2020, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

In his farewell message, the Chancellor urged graduands to have compassion and integrity, " Education without morality cannot bring happiness and prosperity to Uganda. Without integrity our future will certainly get worse."

Prof. Suruma equally urged all present in the congregation to embody the change they want to see in society. "I appeal to you and to every Ugandan: wherever you find yourself to take a stand for what is right. Be a candle in the darkness. With a candle here and a candle there we can save our country for ourselves and for our children and our grandchildren."

Please see Downloads for the Chancellor's and Vice Chancellor's Speeches

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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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