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New Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes In Partnership With AAUP

Block A of the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda houses the AAUP Project Learning Facility

Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP) of India in collaboration with the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University announce a partnership aimed at imparting education to students in Uganda. The degrees and the diplomas will be awarded to successful candidates by the University and will run 3 tracks of degrees i.e. Diplomas, Undergraduate/Graduate programs, and Post-graduate diplomas.

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School of Women and Gender Studies Receives DGF Grant to Implement Gender Equality Project

 Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe(L) and Mr. Wim Stoffers(R) sign the agreement.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, signed a Partnership Agreement with the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), Monday April 23, alongside Mr. Wim Stoffers, Head of the DGF. The partnership is for the implementation of a Gender Equality Project (GEP) implemented by the School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS).

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Imperial Group of Hotels Partners with Makerere University and AUUS ahead of the 3rd FISU World University Netball Championship 2018

L-R, Mr. James Kasavubu, Head Sales and Marketing, the Imperial Group of Hotels, Ms. Evelyne Ninsiima, the Group Corporate Sales and Marketing Executive of Imperial Group of Hotels,the Dean of Students Mr. Cyriaco Kabagambe andthe Head-Secretariat, Local Organising Committee Ms Penninah Kabenge with some of the netballers.

Makerere University in conjunction with the Association of Uganda University Sports (AUUS) is set to host the 3rd FISU World University Netball Championship 2018. According to the Head-Secretariat, Local Organising Committee Ms Penninah Kabenge, the event is scheduled to take place on 17th-21st September 2018 and Eleven (11) countries have confirmed participation in the Netball Championship. 

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Inspiration From Malawi Aquaculture Research: My Passion For Fish Brought To Reality

Article Author Rebecca Mwima Image:RUFORUM

I am Rebecca Mwima a graduate from Makerere University. I have 4 years work experiences in administration which I gained from Regional University Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) where formerly I worked as an Administrative Assistant.

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First Lady, Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni Commends Mak On Enhanced Research And Innovations

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports-Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni (L) is met upon arrival for the Mak-Sida Research Annual Planning Meeting by Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L), Swedish Ambassador-H.E. Per Lindgärde (2nd R) and 1st Secretary, Dr. Gity Behravan (R) on 23rd April 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni has commended Makerere University for uplifting Uganda’s pride nationally and internationally by developing the country’s research and innovation sector. This was during the Mak-Sweden Bilateral Research Annual Planning Meeting (APM) that was held on Monday 23rd April 2018 under a theme: “Harnessing the power of research and innovations for social transformation.”

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Call For Applications: Social Impact Award in Uganda

Call For Applications: Social Impact Award in Uganda Image:SINA

The Social Innovation Academy (SINA) is bringing the Social Impact Award to Uganda. It is currently present in 25 countries and through Uganda, it will for the first time reach Sub-Saharan Africa. The award is more than a mere cash prize; it provides support to nurture social entrepreneurs, providing them with training, mentoring and seed funding to launch social ventures with a positive impact.

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Vice President of the China University of Petroleum at Qingdao visits Makerere

(L-R)Vice President of China University of Petroleum - Prof. Liu Huadong, Vice Chancellor - Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and Principal of College of Natural Sciences- Prof. Joseph Mugisha

On 19th April 2018, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe hosted the Vice President of China University of Petroleum, Qingdao (UPC) - Prof. Liu Huadong on a visit to Makerere University. Prof. Huadong was accompanied by the Director – International Training Department Ms. Ying Zhou and Dr.

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Press Release: MakRun 2018 Raises Over UGX130million in Cash and Kind

MakEF Board Chair-Dr. Martin Aliker (2nd L) congratulates Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd R) upon the successful MakRun 2018 as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)-Prof. William Bazeyo (L) and Director PDD-Dr. Florence Nakayiwa (R) witness, shortly after the run on 25th March 2018

The Second Edition of the Makerere University Endowment Fund Run (MakRun) 2018 was held on Sunday 25th March 2018 and with the help of staff, students, well-wishers and corporate companies raised a total of UGX137,295,000/= (One hundred thirty seven million, two hundred ninety five thousand shillings only) in both cash and pledges.  

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First Lady Tours Central Teaching Facilities, AfDB Projects

First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports-Hon. Janet Museveni (C) flanked by Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd L), Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)-Prof. William Bazeyo (2nd L) and other members of Management, Government Officials and EXCEL Construction representatives during a tour of Central Teaching Facility 2, 23rd April 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports (MoES)-Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni on Monday 23rd April 2018 toured the recently completed Central Teaching Facilities 1 & 2 as well as the Chemistry Department, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), constructed and renovated respectively, with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Higher Education Science and Technology Programme (HEST).

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DVCFA Appeals For Collaboration and Advocacy When Addressing Health Challenges

DVCFA also OHCEA PI & CEO-Prof. William Bazeyo (2nd R Seated), Principal CoVAB also Co PI OHCEA-Prof. John David Kabasa (3rd L Seated) with participants during the validation of the report on analysis of the One Health workshop by Makerere University School of Public Health and CoVAB, 12th April 2018, Protea Hotel, Kampala Uganda.

Makerere University School of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) on 12th April, 2018, at Protea Hotel, validated a report on the weaknesses and gaps identified in the inter-sectoral teams from the Government that respond to emerging pandemic zoonoses, such as the recent Marburg Viral Fever outbreak in Kween and Kapchorwa Districts in November 2017.

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