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Applications for admission to Undergraduate Programmes 2020/2021

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Ugandan, East African, S. Sudan and international applicants for the undergraduate programmes under the private sponsorship scheme for the 2020/2021 Academic year.

Each applicant should:

EITHER

have the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least five passes, or its equivalent and at least two principal passes at Advanced Level (UACE) obtained at the same sitting. (For day programmes only candidates who sat A' level in 2019, 2018 and 2017 are eligible to apply. For evening, afternoon, and external programmes, a candidate is not restricted on the year of sitting A'level. (Detailed weighting system for programmes to be offered by Makerere University for the 2020/2021 Academic Year can be below under downloads. The cut-off points for previous academic years can be found here: https://www.mak.ac.ug/admissions/cut-points

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hold at least a Second Class/Credit (or equivalent classification) Diploma or otherwise as specified in the Diploma Holders' Requirements from a recognised chartered institution, relevant to the programme applied for.  (Details of the Diploma Holders' admission requirements for the 2020/2021 academic year can be viewed on the notice board of the undergraduate Admissions Office or here: https://www.mak.ac.ug/application-procedures/diploma-holders

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(c) be a graduate from a recognised chartered university. The documents shall be received when the university reopens after the Covid-19 lockdown  OR scan and send your documents to Email:ar@acadreg.mak.ac.ug.

How to apply:

(a) ALL APPLICANTS shall submit applications online (https://admissions.mak.ac.ug) but Diploma/Degree holders and internationals will have to submit certified copies of their transcripts and certificates and a passport size photograph to OFFICE 315, LEVEL 3, SENATE BUILDING when the university reopens OR SCAN AND SEND YOUR DOCUMENTS TO Email: ar@acadreg.mak.ac.ug

b) Other relevant information can be obtained from UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE, LEVEL 3, SENATE BUILDING, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY when the university reopens.

c) A non-refundable application fee of Shs.50,000/= for Ugandans, East African and S. Sudan applicants or $75 or equivalent for internationals, UGX.281,250= plus bank charge of UGX 2,750/= should be paid from the banks:

d) Candidates who hold Grades X, Y, Z, 7 AND 9 OF 'O' LEVEL results should not apply because they are not eligible for admission

E) Diploma Holder applicants who hold class three (3) diploma certificates or pass diplomas are not eligible for admission and therefore should not apply, except where stated in the diploma holders requirements.

Makerere University Online Application Portal User Guide

1. Applicants should access the Institution's Admissions URL https://admissions.mak.ac.ug

2. Signup using your Full Name, E-mail and Mobile Phone Number, please note that your name must be similar to the one on your supporting academic documents for your application to be considered valid. If you changed your names please go to Senate Building Office 301 (when the university reopens) with an affidavit supporting the name change.

3. A password will be sent to both your e-mail and mobile phone number.

4 The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can easily remember.

5 To fill a form the applicant clicks on the APPLY NOW button displayed on the running scheme.

6 Obtain a payment advice slip by clicking on the "Pay for Form" button

7 Make a payment at any  Bank

MOBILE MONEY PAYMENT STEPS:

1. Dail *272*6# on either Mtn or Airtel
2. Select option 3-Admission
3. Select option 3-Pay Fees
4. Enter reference number obtained from the application portal
5. Details of Application form will be confirmed
6. Enter PIN to confirm payment
7. Enter PIN to confirm payment

THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING WILL BE TUESDAY 30th JUNE 2020.

WARNING:

(i)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.

(ii) Do not buy any other documents not originating from the Academic Registrar's Office. Those who buy them do so at their own risk.

(iii) The Academic Registrar has not appointed any agents to act on his behalf to solicit for additional funds other than the application fee stated above.

 

ALFRED MASIKYE NAMOAH

ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

24th March 2020.

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4th Call For Applications: MURBS Departmental Ambassadors

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URBRA’s Mrs. Ritah Nansasi Wasswa (2nd L) assisted by Ag. University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda (L) hands over a plaque of recognition to Outgoing Trustee-Ms. Dorothy Nannozi Kabanda (2nd R) as Incoming Trustee-Ms. Franco Angida Mugyema (R) applauds during the MURBS Board Handover on 26th March 2021.

In February 2018, the Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme (MURBS) launched the Departmental Ambassadors Programme. MURBS hopes to use this Ambassadors Programme to engage more directly with its membership and enhance member education. MURBS further perceives this Programme as a means to mitigate succession planning risks.

MURBS Fund Value continues to grow, and as at 31st March 2021, it stood at Ushs 235.5bn as compared to Ushs 209.6bn as at 30th June 2020. Given this growth, there is increased need for prospective Trustees, who are well equipped with relevant knowledge and skills, and with practical exposure to the management and governance of MURBS.

Eligibility

  1. Must be employed by the University on permanent terms
  2. Must be an Active Member of the Scheme (currently contributing to the Scheme) and appear on the Official Register of the MURBS Active Membership as at 30th April 2021.
  3. Must be willing to commit time to trainings and other ambassadorial activities organised by the Scheme.

Mode of training for 4th Cohort of Ambassadors

Training for this (4th) Cohort of Ambassadors is envisaged to be conducted over the zoom online platform only, due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Scheme does not envisage any face-to-face interactions.

Tenure of Office & Termination or Withdrawal

There is no tenure of office for the Departmental Ambassador. As long as a member is willing to continue serving as an Ambassador, and the Ambassador continues to satisfy the eligibility criteria above, she or he will remain a MURBS Ambassador.

How to Apply

Interested members should complete the MURBS Departmental Ambassador Application Form 01-0218. The completed Form together with the requested attachments should be sent to info[at]murbs.mak.ac.ug and copy to wilber.naigambi[at]mak.ac.ug no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, 14th June 2021. We discourage hand delivery of applications.

Confirmation/Approval Process

MURBS shall acknowledge receipt of each application received within 12 hours and will respond to the applicants to confirm the status of their application in writing (by e-mail). Upon approval of the application, the name of the approved Ambassador together with the Department and School/Unit will be updated on the list of the MURBS Departmental Ambassadors in the Group 4 category and published on the MURBS website.

NOTE: There is no limit as to the number of ambassadors that MURBS can have in a department.

Please see Downloads for the detailed call and application form.

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Chair Council Communication on Closure of Makerere University

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An older photo of the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda as seen from across the Freedom Square. Date taken: 22nd October 2012.

7th June 2021

All Members of Staff
All Students and Stakeholders
Makerere University

RE: CLOSURE OF MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

Following the address to the Nation by H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda, on 6th June 2021, this is to inform you that the University will be closed with effect from today 7th June 2021 for 42days.

During the closure, the University shall observe a 30% physical presence of staff while other faculty and administrative staff shall continue to work online.

Management will inform staff and students on the implementation of teaching, learning, and research activities online. Construction activities shall continue as per the President’s directives and with strict adherence to the COVID-19 SOPs.

Yours sincerely,

Lorna Magara (Mrs.)
Chairperson, Makerere University Council

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RUFORUM: Transforming Higher Education Videos and Links

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Delegates brainstorm during the 15th RUFORUM AGM held at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana from 2-6 December, 2019. Photo credit: RUFORUM

Video Series developed by Julieta Mazzola, EARTH University.

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  1. What is Community Engagement?  Video 1 of 3.  https://youtu.be/etv2-W1U3O0
  2. Different Forms of University Engagement with the Community. Video 2 of 3. https://youtu.be/73h2p8P0BLw
  3. Student learning through Community Engagement. Video 3 of 3. https://youtu.be/Ule3P1-tjC4

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