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Registration for Semester One 2017/2018 Academic Year

Students at Makerere University Main Campus

a) First Years

Every new student admitted to a programme of study of Makerere University was issued a provisional admission letter with fees structure for payment of requisite fees.

This will enable privately sponsored first year students pay 60% tuition and all functional fees before issuance of original admission letters which should be collected from the respective Colleges/Schools.

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launches Annual Nelson Mandela Commemorative Lecture

Vice Chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu walking President Yoweri Museveni to Main Hall

The President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last week launched the Makerere University Annual Nelson Mandela Commemorative Lecture. The launch followed a public lecture in honour of Nelson Mandela organized by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration in collaboration with the South African High Commission.

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Mak-MCF 256 Scholarships to students for Academic Year 2017/18

Some of the Scholars posing for a photo with the Vice Chancellor  Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu and the Chairperson Selection Committee Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi.

It was a cheerful moment when the Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu handed over MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Award letters to 256 students.

The highly colorful Scholarship Award Ceremony for the Cohort Four Scholars on the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Makerere University was held on 29th August 2017.

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Thank you Prof. William Bazeyo for Diligently serving MakSPH!

The Outgoing Dean MakSPH and RAN Chief of Party-Prof. William Bazeyo addresses the audience during the talk at the end of his tenure, 30th August 2017, Davies Lecture Theatre, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Like Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean MakSPH and RAN Chief of Party has always put it both in writing and speech, ‘Be a Contribution’, the afternoon of Wednesday August 30, 2017 saw him, share the State of Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) presentation with students, faculty, non-teaching staff and the general public. Prof.

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Highlights of Pitch Tuesday Sessions July-August 2017

An innovator pitches his idea before the RAN team and an audience during one of the pitch sessions held at the RAN Kololo Offices, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

There is need for all of us to remain creative in order to meet life’s demands and improve the communities in which we live and serve. Like Professor William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health and RAN Chief of Party/Lab Director has always put it that ‘Be a Contribution’, the RAN team has continued to support innovative minds to realize their dreams through the Pitch Tuesday Sessions.

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Mak Project to Procure Pig Artificial Insemination Kits for 13 Districts

L-R: Pig AI specialist-Robert Natumanya, Dr. Victoria Namulawo (NARO), Dr. Donald R Kugonza and Wakiso District Vetrinary Officer Gerald Kirembe during the closing ceremony, 25th August 2017, MUARIK, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda.

Makerere University's Department of Agricultural Production, College of  Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has placed an order to  procure 1000 Pig Artificial Insemination Catheters and 500 semen bottles which will be distributed to technicians in 13 districts .

The beneficiary districts are those practicing or in the process of practicing intensive pig rearing. They include Soroti,  Masaka, Luwero, Kamuli, Jinja, Gulu, Buikwe, Mpigi, Hoima, Mityana, Kiryandongo Lira and Mbale.

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MUARIK Hosts 4th Farm Clinic on Five Enterprises

Director MUARIK, Prof. Phinehas Tukamuhabwa explains the importance of the Farm Clinic and how the institute has benefited, 26th August 2017, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda.

On Saturday 26th August 2017, Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK) hosted the 7th Seeds of Gold Farm Clinic  and its 4th Farm Clinic focusing on  five enterprises namely Banana, Coffee, Piggery, Passion Fruit and Dairy farming.

The training is a partnership between MUARIK and the Monitor Publications Limited sponsored by subscription (Shs. 70, 000 per participant) and supported by both public and private  institutions such as Post Bank, Heifer International, aBi Trust and Counterfeit Network among others.

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Mak Wins the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme Funding

The JICA Building, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University in partnership with University of Eldoret (Kenya - The lead institution), Rhodes University (South Africa), Official University of Bukavu (DR Congo), Mzuzu University (Malawi) together with University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria) have won Intra-Africa Academic Mobility scheme funding 2017 - to implement Collaborative training in fisheries and aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa" project activities.

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Mak-Freshers advised to develop a lifelong passion for learning

Mr Alfred Masikye Namoah, Academic Registrar- Makerere University  speaking at the orientation ceremony on 18th August 2017.

Makerere University Academic Registrar Mr. Namoah Masikye has urged students to immensely engage in the university academic activities and develop life-long passion for learning in order to succeed in academics. This was during the Makerere University new Students’ Orientation that was held on Friday 18th August 2017 in Makerere University Freedom Square.

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Announcement for Reviewed Postgraduate Programmes 2017/2018

The New CHUSS Building. Picture taken 21st Aug 2017

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University is inviting applications for admission to the following Reviewed Master’s Degree Programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Year.  


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