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January 2017

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MCF Scholars at Makerere University receive 199 laptops

Some of the Scholars who received laptops posing for a photo with the Chairperson of the MCF Steering Committee, Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang, Dean of Students Mr. Cyriaco Kabagambe, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator Mr. Tito Okumu and the Project Manager Ms. Okumu Jolly.

It was moment of jubilation on Friday 27th January 2017 when Makerere University MasterCard Foundation (MCF) Scholars of Academic Year 2016/2017 received laptops. The 199 laptops were handed over to the Cohort Three Scholars by the Chairperson of the MCF Steering Committee, Dr. Ernest Okello Ogwang on behalf of the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu at a highly colorful ceremony.

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Mak unveils Customised Graduation Gown

Makerere University has unveiled a customised graduation gown ahead of the 67th Graduation Ceremony scheduled to take place from 21st to 24th February 2017.

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Congratulations to Golden Jubilee Medal Recipients

The President H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (C) poses with recipients L-R: Prof. Murindwa Rutanga, Prof. Elly Sabiiti, Dr. Eria Hisali, Chairperson Council-Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem, Prof. Edward Kirumira (6th L Rear) and R-L: Prof. Peter Baguma, Prof. Anthony Mugisha, Dr. Emmanuel Mugisha, Prof. Oswald Ndoleriire and DVCFA-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe at the 31st NRM Liberation celebrations, 26th January 2017, Masindi Uganda

On 26th January 2017, the ruling National Resistence Movement (NRM) party held celebrations to mark the 31st Anniversary of the liberation struggle that brought it to power. At the celebrations held in Masindi District, 101 medals were awarded to persons in various categories, in recognition of their outstanding national contribution.

The following personalities from Makerere University received Golden Jubilee Medals.

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Amb. ZhuQiang Pays Courtesy Call, Pledges Stronger Relations

H.E. Amb. Zheng ZhuQiang (3rd L) shakes hands with the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu (3rd R) shortly after the courtesy call on 19th January 2017, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Zheng ZhuQiang has today 19th January 2017 paid his first courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu. Accompanied by the Director of the Confucius Institute (CI) at Makerere University, Prof. Oswald Ndoleriire, his co-Directors and Chinese Embassy Staff, Amb.

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School of Business Postgrad Short courses Jan 2017

The School of Economics, Block A, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The School of Business, College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS), Makerere University invites applications for Postgraduate 'Skills enhancement short certificate courses' for the January 2017 intake.

This is an intensive skills development programme delivered in two weeks with case studies and practical hands-on approach.  Ordinarily the courses would be covered in 4-6 weeks but the full content is condensed in two weeks to enable flexibility and convenience to the participants.

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B Med Education (EDM) & Higher Dip. Clinical Instruction 2017/18

A student (in white coat) demonstrates to the College of Health Sciences (CHS) Deputy Principal-Dr. Isaac Okullo Visual acuity testing at the Optometry & Visual Science Centre, Makerere University Hospital, Kampala Uganda.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invited applications for admission to a three year Bachelors of Medical Education (EDM) and a 9 (Nine) Month Higher Diploma in Clinical Instruction (CLI) trainings for the academic year 2017/2018. Both programs are tenable at Health Tutors College - Mulago and awarded by Makerere University.

Please see Downloads for detailed requirements

Fees structure
A) Bachelor of Medical Education

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2017 DAAD In-Country/In-Region Scholarships for Postgraduates, Eastern Africa: Public Health and Integrated Watershed Management Programmes

The School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Mulago Campus, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in collaboration with the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT), Makerere University is once again offering up to to 4 Masters (Integrated Watershed Management), up to 6 Masters (Public Health) and up to 3PhD (Public Health) for the 2017 intake. These scholarships are tenable at Makerere University.

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Call for Applications: Government Sponsorship -Diploma Holders 2017/18 Academic Year

Makerere University Main Library

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from Diploma Holders only for admission under Government Sponsorship Scheme to the University
Degree Programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic year listed below.

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Announcement B.ED External Admissions 2017/2018

The Senate Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda houses the Department of the Academic Registrar

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to the   three year BACHELOR OF EDUCATION EXTERNAL (BED) degree programme for the 2017/2018 academic year.


1. Each applicant should hold at least a credit or second class Diploma in Education from a recognised institution.   


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