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May 2018

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Prospective Students advised on building a reputable academic and career path

Mr. Ssentongo interacting with the students.

The Ag. Deputy Registrar (Undergraduate Admissions and Records Division) Mr. Charles Ssentongo, has advised high school students to focus on their future when building a reputable academic and career path. This was during a Mentorship and Career Guidance Workshop organised on 9th May 2018 by Childlife Network Uganda in conjunction with the Office of the Academic Registrar and Makerere University Public Relations Office. 

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Mak Evaluates Continuous Improvement Drive as Self Assessment Report 2017 is Disseminated

The Chairperson Council-Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem (2nd L) flanked by Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd L), University Secretary-Mr. Charles Barugahare (L), Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Namoah Masikye (R) Guild President-H.E. Papa Were Salim (3rd R) and Vice Guild President-H.E. Kokoi Fiona (2nd R) at the 2nd Self-assessment Report Dissemination Breakfast 10th May 2018, Golden Tulip Hotel, Kampala Uganda

The Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD) at a breakfast meeting held on Thursday, 10th May 2017 disseminated findings of the second Makerere University Self-assessment Report 2017. The meeting which brought together members of University Management, Principals and key stakeholders such as the Guild President was also attended by the Chairperson Council, Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem.

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University Teams to Check Into Imperial Royale Hotel

Netball players pose for the camera after the WUNC2018 LOC-Imperial Group of Hotels partnership was sealed. Image:WUNC

World University Netball Championships - September 17 to 21

The Local Organising Committee of the 3rd FISU World University Netball Championship has sealed an attractive partnership with the Imperial Group of Hotels.

The hotel chain has offered subisidised rates for over 300 team members, 400 cartons of water and internal transport for all the 12 participating sides.

Makerere University will host the event from September 11 to 21.

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Book on Universal Health Coverage in Uganda Launched: President Uhuru Engaging Mak Researchers on Kenya’s Plans

The State Minister for Primary Health Care, Hon. Sarah Opendi (5th L), EU Acting Head of Cooperation, Mr Thomas Tiedemann (4th L), Acting DVCFA, Prof. William Bazeyo (5th R) with the UHC Book Authors L-R: Dr. Suzanne Kiwanuka, Deputy Dean of MakSPH, Prof. Christopher Garimoi Orach, Commissioner MoH-Dr. Esther Byakika, Principal CHS, Prof Charles Ibingira, Assoc. Prof Freddie Sengooba, Prof. Elizeus Rutebemberwa and Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho at the Launch on 3rd May 2018, Serena Hotel, Kampala Uganda.

She was astonished to have her child admitted in a room with about 5 others, all with respiratory complications requiring urgent interventions like a nebulizer; a device that delivers drugs in the form of mist inhaled into the lungs, and oxygen.

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SWGS UNIFOG Call For Expression of Interest: Gender Equality

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe(L) and DGF Head Mr. Wim Stoffers (R) sign the agreement on 23rd April 2018, SWGS, CHUSS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS), Makerere University in partnership with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) has
received funding for a Gender Equality Project (GEP) from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF).

The SWGS and UNIFOG are now calling for expressions of interest from interested candidates to document and provide analysis of existing gender equality local and international laws and policies in Uganda.

Please see Downloads for details

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CEDAT Students Emerge Winners of Trail Challenge Africa, Off to Paris Finals

L-R: Nanfuka Justine Geraldine, Yvonne Nalinnya, Douglas Davis Kiggundu and Viola Kirenda, final year students of Civil Engineering, CEDAT, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, show off their Invitation Letters to THE TRAIL by VINCI Construction Finals due to be held in Paris, France on 17th and 18th May 2018

Four final-year students of Civil Engineering at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Makerere University, took part in a student's challenge dubbed The Trail, by Vinci Construction and emerged the overall winners in East Africa, Anglo-Speaking Africa and Africa as a whole.

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Mak Expands Partnership with Nottingham Trent University

Prof. Cillian Ryan-Pro Vice Chancellor NTU (C), Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd L), DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo (3rd R), Mr Henry Mwebe-Director Legal Affairs (L), Mr. Stephen Williams-NTU, Dean MakSPH-Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze (2nd R), Ms. Martha Muwanguzi-International Office (R), 2nd Row L-R: Ms. Teresa Dymond-NTU, Dr. David Musoke-MakSPH and Mr. Gordon Murangira in a group photo after signing the MoU 4th May 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Makerere University has expanded her collaboration with the Nottingham Trent University (NTU), United Kingdom, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two institutions on Friday, 4th May 2018. Prior to the signing of the MoU, NTU had previously collaborated with the School of Public Health (MakSPH), College of Health Sciences (CHS) for close to 10 years, on the basis of renewable 3 year agreements.

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Policy Brief: The Impacts of Kilembe Mine and Tailing Sites on Soil and Water Quality, Foods, Forage and Humans

River Nyamwamba in Kilembe, Western Uganda is better known for destroying property and causing loss of life when it overflows its banks

Whereas River Nyamwamba in Western Uganda is well known for the destruction of property and loss of life whenever it overflows, the environmental effects are less known and could be more lethal

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New Human Resources Director Tips Staff on Discipline

Mr. Andrew Abunyang, the new Director of Human Resources

“I am privileged to be working for Makerere University. For the short time I have been here, I have come to a conclusion that Makerere University is the best employer. I want us as human resource practitioners to take the lead in being disciplined and protect the image of our employer.

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MURBS trains Mak staff on budgeting for benefits in preparation for retirement

Mr. Joseph Njuguna from Octagon Uganda Limited was among the facilitators.

Makerere University members of staff have been advised to properly budget for their retirement benefits as they prepare to retire. This was during the pre-retirement training organised by the Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme (MURBS) on Thursday, 26th April 2018, for Academic, Administrative, and Support staff who are 54 to 60 years old.

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