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16th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting Summary Report

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The 16th RUFORUM Annual General Meeting was virtually hosted by the Government of Morocco and Moroccan RUFORUM Member Universities: Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Institute Agronomique Et Veterinaire Hassan II from 16-20 November, 2020. The 2020 AGM, the first to be held in North Africa provided an opportunity for mobilizing wider participation from North African Universities in several opportunities of the network.

Pre-AGM events, mainly RUFORUM Governance meetings provided in-depth technical and administrative guidance for the smooth operation of RUFORUM Secretariat and for collaborative undertaking by the Member Universities and other partners. The AGM business meeting was convened on 20th November 2020 virtually and hosted by Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Marrakesh, Morocco.

The overall objective of the 16th RUFORUM AGM was to convene actors and practitioners in Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation to deliberate on the needed transformations for inclusive growth and development for a better Africa. The AGM examined key issues with regards to university-private sector engagement under the theme: “Higher Education- Private Sector Partnership: Harnessing Opportunities for Agricultural Transformation in Africa.” The 2020 AGM coincided with the Morocco Higher Education Day held on 19th November, 2020 that provided Member Universities with opportunity to learn about Morocco especially its agricultural and higher education sectors.

The key highlights of the AGM were: expansion of RUFORUM membership from 126 universities to 129 universities in 38 African countries; approval of the financial year 2020/2021 work plan for the Secretariat; approval of the financial year 2019/2020 financial report and budget for the 2020/2021 financial year; the External Auditor issued unqualified audit report for the 2019/2020 Financial period; appointment of PKF as the External Auditor for financial year 2020/2021; commitment to expand the RUFORUM Graduate Teaching Assistantship Programme; commitment to strengthen online teaching and learning and sharing of resources amongst the Member Universities and with knowledge centers; and, re-confirmation of the decision to host 2021 AGM and Triennial Conference in Benin.

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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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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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