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Mak Centenary Celebrations Logo Design Contest



Makerere University will be celebrating the centenary year from 2021 to 2022. We are planning to design a commemorative logo which will be used in all media – including online, print, on merchandise and other visual collateral during the celebrations. All Students of Makerere University are invited to design a creative, innovative & professional Logo and Letterhead in line with the theme of centenary celebrations.


  1. The competition is open to all Makerere University Students who are fully registered.
  2. Individuals or teams (with 2-3 students) may submit only one entry.
  3. All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images.
  4. All entries will become the property of Makerere University.
  5. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights in the logo and letter head design are deemed assigned to Makerere University.

Logo and letter head Requirements:

  • The Logo and letter head must promote the theme of centenary celebrations
  • Colours are limited to the Makerere University colour scheme
  • Integrity: The Logo and letter head should not contain any copyrighted material.
  • The Logo must have been created and edited by the contestant(s).
  • Must be easily reproducible and scalable for large and small formatting.
  • The Logo must be eye-catching and it must be legible.
  • Plagiarism will lead to disqualication.

Closing Date:

Please Submit your original source file as a high resolution. pdf with 300 dpi or higher to Email: or as sealed hard copy to Office of The Dean, Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Arts (MTSIFA), on: June 25, 2021 by 4.30 pm.


Winners will be selected by an expert panel appointed by the University and the winners will receive a certificate & cash prizes.

  • Winning design: UShs. 3,500,000/-
  • 1st runners-up: UShs. 2,500,000/-
  • 2nd runners-up: UShs. 1,500,000/-

Contest Details:

Makerere University may publish this logo and may use it both for advertising campaigns and/or marketing materials in the future. Contestants must assign all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights of the logo, to Makerere University. Additionally, Makerere University may alter, modify or revise the Logo as it deems necessary to achieve the goals. Makerere University reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

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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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