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Notice to All First Year Students 2022/23 Academic Year

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Beginning of Semester One, 2022/2023 Academic year and and Orientation

Getting used to a new place can be pretty daunting, but that is what orientation is all about; getting to know your surroundings, meeting students and staff members.  This makes you feel comfortable enough to hit the ground running when the semester starts.  It is a great chance for you to familiarize yourself with the University.

First years (Freshers) will report on Saturday 15th October, 2022.  Mini College Orientation for Freshers will be conducted concurrently with Lectures at the Colleges/Schools.

Semester One, 2022/2023 Academic year

Lectures  for First years (Freshers) will start on Monday 17th October, 2022.

All Freshers must ensure that they enroll and  register first with each of their respective Colleges/Schools/Departments/Halls/University Hospital.

Each first year student admitted to any Makerere University Programme MUST have a laptop Computer as one of the essential study tools for the programme.

Registration

For a candidate to qualify to be a bonafide student of the University, he/she must be registered.  Registration is a mandatory requirement of the University which must be done within the first two (2) weeks from the beginning of the semester by every student. Privately sponsored students will pick their original admission letters after payment of 60% tuition and all functional fees from their respective colleges.

Registration programmes will be provided by the respective Colleges/Schools.  Registration centres shall be based at the respective Colleges/Schools under the supervision of the College/School Registrars. 

For registration purposes the originals of the following must be produced by each Fresher;

  • Admission letter, ‘O’ Level Certificate/Pass Slip (UCE or equivalent)
  • A’ Level Certificate/Pass Slip (UACE) or equivalent)
  • Certificates/Transcripts of Degree/Diploma/Mature Age Entry Scheme Certificate (where applicable)
  • Birth Certificate
  • An Identity Card from the previous A’ Level School.  The Diploma/Degree Holders must produce Identity Cards from their previous Colleges.
  • Three photocopies of each of the ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Results Slips/Certificates, and Transcripts /Certificates from the awarding Institutions in case of Diploma Holders.
  • Seven most recent passport-size photographs. (Current Likeness)
  • Copies of the Pay-in/Deposit Slip acknowledging Payment of the Registration fees, Examination fees, Library fees, Development fee, Research fee, Identity Card, Technology fees, National Council for Higher Education fees, UNSA Subscription fee and Tuition fees.

Ensure that you complete all the required enrollment/registration formalities within the prescribed time in order to avoid disappointments later.

Change of Programme/Subjects, 2022/2023 Academic year

(a)     Change of Programme

Since selection for specific programmes was made according to each candidate’s performance and order of programme choices, taking into account the available subject combinations and time-table limitations, there is normally little need to change the programme or subjects.  However, some places become vacant when some of the students admitted do not take up the offers.  Such places are filled through the change of programme/subjects.

Change of programme will be online.  Each student who may wish to change his/her programme/subject is required to pay an application fee of Shs.6,000/=

(b)     Change of Subjects

Students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences or the College of Education and External Studies may wish to change their subjects.  Change of Subject will be done online on payment of Shs.6,000.

Students should be aware that changing one subject may result in a change of College.  Before students apply to change their programmes, Colleges and Subjects, they are encouraged to seek advice on the cut-off point(s) for programmes, requirements for specific subjects and possible subject combinations.

Students are notified and warned   that changing a programme or transferring to another subject or College without proper authority will lead to discontinuation from the University.

A student who has been permitted to change his/her programme or subject(s) is issued with a letter stating so, and on receipt of such a letter that student should complete the ACCEPTANCE FORM and return a copy to the Undergraduate Admissions and Records Office (Room 303),  the former and the new College/School and ICT Office (Level 6, Room 615) Senate Building.

The change of programme/subjects will be done online from Monday 17th October, 2022 to Friday 28th October, 2022.

N.B:  (i)      It is advisable that only those students who meet the cut-off points for the desired programmes for 2022/2023 Academic year may apply.

(ii)     Information, Academic Policies and Procedures can be accessed from the University website – www.policies.mak.ac.ug

(iii)     Continuing privately sponsored students admitted for 2022/2023 Academic year on either Government or Private sponsorship will start in Year One and are advised to apply for cancellation of admission on earlier programmes if they are to take up the new offer this year.

Registration Requirements

For registration purposes, all first year students MUST produce their original documents. First year students shall pay the fees in the document attached below:

Alfred Masikye-Namoah

AG. ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

13th October, 2022

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Advert: Mature Age Entry Scheme – Private Sponsorship 2024/2025

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Students sit for an exam in the pre-COVID era, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for the Undergraduate
Programmes under the Mature Age Entry Scheme only for Private Sponsorship for
2024/2025 Academic Year.
Non-Refundable Application fee of Shs. 50,000/= for Ugandans OR $75 Equivalent for
Internationals, plus bank charge should be paid in any of the banks used by Uganda
Revenye Authority after generating a Payment Reference Number (PRN).

  • Apply using the Institution’s Applications Portal URL:https: //apply.mak.ac.ug
  • Application is for candidates who passed the Mature Age Entry Examinations of December 17, 2022 and February 24, 2024 only.
  • Any candidate who passed the examinations in mentioned above and was not admitted on Government/ Private sponsorship for December 17, 2022 sitting, and for Government sponsorship for February 24, 2024 sitting, is eligible to apply for admission on Private Sponsorship for 2024 /2025 Academic Year.

The closing date for applying will be Friday 26th July, 2024.

Further details can be accessed by following this link.

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Diploma/Degree Holders Admission Lists 2024/25

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Main Library, Makerere University. Photo taken on 29th February 2016.

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released lists of Diploma/Degree Holder applicants admitted under Private/Self Sponsorship for the academic year 2024/25. Please note that admission is subject to verification of academic documents by the awarding institutions.

The admission list is displayed here below:

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African Futures Research Leadership Program: Cohort 5 – Call for Scholars

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Participants at the initial AAP convening participate in design-thinking exercises to help imagine the future of partnerships between MSU and Africa. Photo: AAP

The Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) is seeking applicants for the fifth cohort of the AAP African Futures Research Leadership Program. This competitive visiting scholar program supports early career researchers from the AAP consortium to work for one year under the mentorship of faculty members from MSU and their home institution, focusing on building skills in research for impact, writing scholarly and/or policy publications, disseminating of research results, and developing grant proposals for external support. Scholars will also participate in a structured professional development program while building bridges and lasting connections with MSU contacts and across their cohort. 

The main objective of the African Futures program is to strengthen the capacity of a cadre of African researchers to return to their home institutions and become scientific leaders in their community, establish long-term partnerships with MSU faculty, co-create innovative solutions to Africa’s challenges, and in turn become trainers of the next generation of researchers. This program aims to address the gender gap in Africa, where only 30% of researchers are women, so scholars selected for the program will be women, or men who can demonstrate they are committed to support efforts towards gender equity in higher education institutions in Africa. The research areas that the scholars will engage in during the program should be aligned to AAP’s research priority areas

The AAP Management Team requests applications from early career researchers to participate in the next cohort, with work to begin virtually in February 2025. Scholars will spend September – December 2025 at MSU for the in-person portion of the program, followed by another period of virtual collaboration, ending in early 2026. The scholar and mentor team will receive a small grant for research and professional development activities including conference attendance and publication. Scholars will also receive a stipend during their time at MSU, visa application support, and round-trip travel from their home institution.

Eligibility

  • Citizen of an African country 
  • Completion of a PhD degree within the last 10 years 
  • Employed as an Academic Staff member at one of the AAP African consortium universities including Egerton University, Makerere University, University of Dar es Salaam, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Botswana, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University Cheikh Anta Diop, University of Arts and Humanities, Bamako, United States International University-Africa, and University of Pretoria 
  • Have documented approval of leave or sabbatical to participate in the program for the in-person period 
  • Have a mentor at their home institution that will serve as a collaborator and mentor
  • Research must be in one of the AAP priority areas
  • Applicants may only submit one proposal to AAP in this round of funding. Prior scholars are not eligible to apply. 

To learn more about the program, including how to apply, click below

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Applications to be an African Futures scholar are due August 18, 2024

Additional program dates:

  • Program start date (virtual): February 2025
  • In-person program: Sept – Dec 2025
  • Program end date: February 2026

Please contact Jose Jackson-Malete at jacks184@msu.edu or +1 517-353-6989 with any questions.

Source: AAP

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