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Resumption of Teaching and Learning Semester II 2020/2021



The Academic Registrar wishes to communicate as follows:

Teaching and Learning Through ODeL

Makerere University Senate at its Emergency meeting held on 9th August 2021 deliberated on resumption of teaching and learning through online for semester II 2020/2021 for Final Year students and Graduate programmes that had completed Semester 1 2020/2021 examinations. Senate also deliberated on the return of students on the Health Sciences programmes (starting with clinical years) for completion of Semester I 2020/2021 examinations and resumption of Semester II 2020/2021, following the authorization and guidelines from the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).
Senate agreed as follows:

  1. To have a staggered/split commencement of Semester II 2020/2021.
  2. That teaching and learning through ODEL for Semester II 2020/2021 will commence on 30th
    August 2021 for Final Year students and Graduate programmes that had completed Semester I 2020/2021 examinations.
  3. That reporting for students on Medical and Health Science programmes will commence with the clinical years and graduate students (As detailed in the letter from the Principal CHS attached) of College of Health Sciences (CHS) and College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB) on 16th August 2021.
  4. The rest of the students in non-clinical years will resume through virtual lectures, until further guidance from NHCE and Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES).
  5. Academic Units and faculty members should make all preparations to update Teaching and
    Learning materials on the MUELE.
  6. The purpose of this communication is to inform you about the decision of Senate. The detailed Semester calendar will be sent in due course

Further details are in the documents below:

Completion of Examinations for Semester I 2020/2021 for First Year and Other Continuing Students

Makerere University Senate deliberated on alternative modalities of assessment/examination to enable students who were affected by the second Iockdown against Covid-19 pandemic complete Semester 1 2020/2021.
Senate noted the following:

  1. There are alternative assessment tools and methods to assess learning outcomes used and tested in educational institutions across the globe.
  2. There was ongoing sensitization of staff and students on the alternative assessment methods.
  3. Students were required to first complete Semester I before embarking on Semester II teaching and learning.
  4. That Examinations for Semester I 2020/2021 for Year I and other continuing students be conducted from 6th – 24th September 2021.

Detailed information including timelines for the events leading to the closure of Semester I 2020/2021 can be accessed from the document below:

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Graduate Admission Lists 2021/22



An earlier photo of the Senate Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, taken 4th February 2009

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (RGT)Makerere University has released the admission lists for applicants successfully admitted for postgraduate programs for the 2021/22 Academic Year. The lists include postgraduate diplomas, PhD and Masters programmes.

Please see Downloads for details.

12th January Update

List for Master of Social Work

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Admission Lists: Appeals and Re-advert for internationals 2021/2022



The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released lists of applicants who appealed and have now been admitted.

The following candidates have been admitted as follows;

  • MOP-UP Cases (Government)

Index No.                Name                       Sex           Course    Results  

(i)    U0025/667      HANS Murungi      M                       LAW       58          National Merit  

(ii)   U0004/631      AINE Aaron Amanya     M              ELE Sports Scheme

  • MOP UP Cases (Private Mature Entry Scheme)

NAME                      Sex    Mature results   Pre-entry Results      Programme

ARINAITWE Job    M                70                           55                            LAW (Private)

The lists for the successful appeals for Private Sponsorship Scheme, Re-advert and mop-up for International applicants can be accessed below:

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Fees Waiver Scholarships for First Year Female Students for the Academic Year 2021/2022



The Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (Right) presents the Female Scholarship Foundation Class of 2020 Award to Ms. Aheebwa Mukonyezi Bridget (Kneeling) as her parents and Ag. Director Gender Mainstreaming Directorate-Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine (2nd L) witness on 15th January 2020 during Session 2 of the 70th Graduation Ceremony, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

In 2010 Makerere University established a Fees-Waiver Scholarship Scheme managed by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. The Scheme supports academically bright female students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds to study various undergraduate degree programmes at Makerere University. The scholarship is administered by waiving off tuition and functional fees ONLY for the duration of study programmes of the scholarship beneficiaries. The applicant must be able to meet other costs by herself (for their feeding, accommodation and other learning necessities required by the University) for the duration of the scholarship and study period.  

The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate is pleased to announce 40 Fees Waiver scholarships for the academic year 2021/2022.  All Programmes in the 10 Colleges of Makerere University are eligible for this scholarship support and each College has four slots.


Scholarship applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Should be female of Ugandan Nationality
  2. Should be a first-year student admitted at Makerere University Main Campus for the academic year 2021/2022 under the Direct Entry Scheme, i.e. from A level
  3. Should be from a genuinely disadvantaged socio-economic background.
  4. Should not have been admitted on Uganda Government sponsorship to any public university.
  5. Should not be a beneficiary of any other scholarship e.g. District Scholarship, the Higher Education Students Financing Board (HESFB)
  6. Must be willing to participate in a selection process as shall be determined by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Scholarship Committee
  7. Female students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

An application shall be deemed complete once it contains the following attachments; 

  1. Photocopies of ‘O’ and ‘A’ level Academic Documents.
  2. Three Passport size photographs of the applicant.
  3. A copy of the applicant’s Birth Certificate
  4. In case of deceased parents, copies of death certificate(s)
  5. A hand drawn physical map of the applicant’s home/residence with clear directions of how to get to that home or residence from the nearest main road (indicate approximate distances in kilometres).
  6. A copy of the admission letter to Makerere University.
  7. A copy of ‘A’ Level fees payment slips for at least two terms

Interested and eligible applicants can download the application form from our website:

OR pick an application form in Room 402 Senate Building, Level 4, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. The deadline is Friday, 28th January 2022 at 5:00 pm.

NOTE:  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Euzobia Mugisha Baine (PhD)

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