A team of three Makerere University Students and a Coach are part of Team Uganda that travelled to Tunisia on Saturday 13th March 2021 for an 8 day championship leading to qualification to the Tokyo Paralympic Games. While Miss Oroma Peace who already qualified for the games in Tokyo will be working to better her time in the 100m sprint, Mr. Masisa Fred will be on a quest to qualify for the Paralympic Games. The duo was accompanied by Mr. Jagalo Joshua, a student who serves as running guide to Mr. Masisa and the University Coach for the Students With Disabilities Mr. Jameson Ssenkungu.
We wish our duo the best of luck and may they bring home top honours!
Born in Gulu District in a family of 9, she’s the only one with a visual disability.
Studying: Bachelors of Science in Meteorology, School of Forestry, Environmental and Geographical Sciences (SFEGS), Makerere University
Started running at Makerere University in 2019
Events Competed in: Uganda Paralympic Committee Annual Sports Gala in Mpigi 2019, Uganda Athletics Federation Time trials
International events: Morocco 2020 All African Paralympic Athletics championship where she qualified for the Japan Tokyo Paralympic Games in 100m with a time of 14:85.
Current Target: To improve her time in 100m and qualify for 400m in Tunisia World Para Athletics Grand Prix March 2021
Her message to all: “Believe in yourself regardless of your disability”
Born in Sironko District, in a family of 4, he’s the only one with a visual disability totally blind and runs with a guide.
Studying: Bachelors of Arts in Education (School of Education) @ Makerere University
Started running in; 2018
Events Competed in: Uganda Paralympic Committee annual Sports Gala in Mbarara 2018 and Mpigi 2019; Uganda Athletics Federation Time trials
International events: Morocco 2020 All African Paralympic Athletics championship
Expecting to Qualify in 100m and 400m for Japan Tokyo Paralympic Games.
His message to all: “keep trying in life, regardless of your disability”
Miss Oroma’s athletic achievements have not gone unnoticed but have brought great pride to Africa Hall where she resides. “We in Africa Hall are proud of Peace, and can now join her to ‘WALK IN THE LIGHT’ as she flies our flag higher and higher” read a statement from the Hall’s Chief Custodian, Mr. Amuti Geoffrey. ‘WALK IN THE LIGHT’ is the Africa Hall motto.
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Sportsperson Scheme and Government Sponsored Mop-up list 2020/2021
Please note that the sportspersons list is for Sportsmen and Sportswomen in all Public Universities. The mop-up admission list is in addition to the Admission lists for Government sponsored students released earlier.
Other lists including Diploma, Mature Age Entry, Private Sponsorship admissions lists can be accessed by following the links below:
- Private Sponsorship Admission Lists for Academic Year 2020/2021
- Government Sponsorship (National Merit) Undergraduate Admissions Lists 2020/2021
- Diploma Entry Scheme Government Admissions List 2020-2021
- Mature Age Entry Scheme – Government Sponsorship Admissions Lists 2020/21
- Admission Lists for International Undergraduate Applicants Academic Year 2020/2021
- Mature Age Private Sponsorship Admission Lists 2020/2021
- Government Sponsorship Admission Lists 2020/21 by District Quota
Receiving Report on State of Mak Sports Facilities
This afternoon I have received the report on the State of Sports Facilities at Makerere University from the taskforce headed by Dr. Helen Nambalirwa. I thank the team for the report which will enable Management address this important issue from an informed position.
Parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports Visits Mak
The Parliament of Uganda’s Committee on Education and Sports on Thursday 5th December, 2019 visited Makerere University and held discussions with the University Leadership. They were met by the Chairperson of Council-Mrs. Lorna Magara, Acting Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)-Prof. William Bazeyo, Acting University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda and other members of Management. The meeting was also attended by the 85th Students Guild led by the President H.E. Kateregga Julius.
The Committee visit was part of an inquiry into the 15% tuition increment for new students across all programs and its effect on the Student body among other issues. The increment as proposed by the 84th Students Guild was adopted by Council and implemented effective Academic Year 2018/2019.
Following the deliberations in the Council Room, the Committee and University Leadership proceeded on a joint tour of the University Printery, Mak Dental Hospital and School, Lumumba, Mary Stuart and Mitchell Halls among other facilities.
The Committee was led by the Chairperson Hon. Opolot Jacob Richards and Vice Chairperson Hon. Twesigye John Ntamuhiira.
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