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Mak Position of Dean of Students



Makerere University is currently governed by the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001 (as amended) of the Republic of Uganda. The University is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to take up the position of Dean of Students.

  • Salary Scale: M3
  • Age Limit: 55 years
  • Application Deadline: 17:00 Hours (5:00PM) EAT on 7th January 2021


  1. A Master’s degree in Education, Business Administration or Management; 
  2. An honors Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Social Sciences or Arts or SWASA or Business Administration.

Reports To:

The Dean of Students reports to the Vice Chancellor

Other Essential Requirements

  1. Leadership and supervisory skills;
  2. Ability to build, lead and work with teams;
  3. Computer literacy;
  4. Interpersonal & communication skills;
  5. Quick judgment and decision making;
  6. Ability to initiate change;
  7. Integrity.


Minimum of 12 years relevant working experience at least 3 of which must be at senior managerial level.

Terms Of Employment:



5 years


The Dean of Students Provides leadership in all matters relating to students’ welfare and discipline.

  1. Organise and control halls of residence and all matters related to accommodation of both resident and non-resident students;
  2. Supervise and appraise staff in the Department;
  3. Enforce rules and regulations of the University and all matters related to students’ discipline;
  4. Establish and monitor channels of communication in regard to student welfare;
  5. Oversee the operations of the students’ guild and offer guidance;
  6. Oversee the organisation and running of sports and games; 
  7. Prepare annual budget estimates for submission to the finance committee and account for funds of the unit;
  8. Oversee all matters related to students’ health and discipline;
  9. Oversee the operations of the places of worship;
  10. Any other related duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor.

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Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals



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: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



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.


(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



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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution



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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