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Confucius Institute Celebrates 4th Anniversary, Welcomes New Director

L-R: Chinese Ambassador to Uganda-H.E. Zheng ZhuQiang, Minister for KCCA-Hon. Beti Olive Kamya and the Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe make their way into the Main Hall for the Confucius Institute 4th Anniversary Celebrations as Outgoing Director-Prof. Hong Yonghong (Rear) applauds, 9th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Confucius Institute (CI) at Makerere University on Friday, 9th November 2018 celebrated four successful years of teaching and promoting Chinese language and culture at a colourful ceremony held in the Main Hall, Makerere University. The ceremony was presided over by the Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)-Hon. Beti Olive Kamya and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Uganda, H.E. Zheng ZhuQiang.

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Mak Signs MoU with Pathfinder International to Promote PHE Research

R-L: The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, UC Berkeley's Dr. Robin Marsh and Pathfinder International's Ms. Sono Aibe at the PHE Workshop on 8th November 2018, Conference Hall, CoBAMS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University on Thursday, 8th November 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pathfinder International, USA, aimed at promoting research and related activities in Population, Health and Environment (PHE). The MoU was signed on behalf of Makerere University by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and by the Technical Lead for Pathfinder’s Integrated PHE Programs in East Africa, Ms. Sono Aibe.

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Mak Assistant Lecturers advised on the need to support students

A paticipant stressing her points in one of the interactive sessions. The three-day Training that started on 31st October and ended on 2nd November 2018

Makerere University Assistant lecturers have been advised to support students’ academic activities and ensure that students successfully meet the desired academic progress. This was during the 6th Pedagogical Skills Training held on 2nd November 2018 in the Quality Assurance Tele-Presence Center, Senate Building.

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Suspension of Surcharges on Sem1 2018-2019 Late Payments on AIMS

An aerial photo of the Senate Building (Left), Social Sciences Building (Right), CTF1 (Mid Right), Lincoln Flats and CoCIS Blocks B and A (Centre), Makerere University and Pearl of Africa Hotel, Nakasero (Background), Kampala Uganda

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University informs all students that there will be no surcharges on late payment on University dues for Semester One of Academic Year 2018/2019 until the Academic Integrated Management System (AIMS) has been streamlined.

Please see Downloads for Official communication.

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Malmo University Delegation at Mak to Spearhead Development of Early Childhood Pedagogy

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd L) and  Dr. Anika Rosen (4th L) flanked by L-R: Dr. Nicholas Itaaga, Dr. Ezati Betty, Dr. Therese Lindgen, Dr. Catrin Stensson,  Dr. Mugagga Anthony and Dr. Peter Ssenkusu at the Mak-Malmö courtesy call on 8th November 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

On Thursday, 8th November 2018, the Dean School of Education Dr. Ezati Betty together with other colleagues Dr. Mugagga Anthony, Dr. Nicholas Itaaga and Dr. Peter Ssenkusu accompanied visiting Professors from Malmö University Sweden; Catrin Stensson, Anika Rosen and Therese Lindgen to a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Makerere University Prof Barnabas Nawangwe.

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Tracking Impact Data: BrightGreen Renewable Energy, Nairobi

Yvonne (BrightGreen's intern) and Moses (BrightGreen's delivery man), helping set up the display shelf for Rosemary, one of BrightGreen's distributors. Image:Erika Desmond, MIT D-Lab

"In any social enterprise there will be a tension between profit and impact – it’s about balancing that tension and finding a middle ground, without entirely sacrificing either profit or purpose – to achieve sustainable change."

Are you a social entrepreneur? Are you trying to strike a balance between profit and purpose?

Read more to learn how to track impact data of your venture.

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PUJAB Application Forms for S.6 Candidates 2019/20 Academic Year

Students stroll along Lincoln Close on the Main Campus, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University informs all Head Teachers of A' Level Schools that the public universities admission application forms for UACE 2018 Senior Six Candidates for the 2019/2020 Academic Year Admissions will be ready for collection from the university beginning 1st November, 2018.

The application forms should be collected from the Academic Registrar’s Office, Senate Building, Level 3, Makerere University.

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Amity University: Call For Applications Jan 2019 Intake

Block B of the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Amity University Uttar Pradesh (AUUP) of India in collaboration with Makerere University, College of Computing and Information Sciences announce a partnership aimed at imparting education to students in Uganda.

The initiative will offer courses using modern information communication and online technologies from AUUP and conducts live streamed classes through the state-of-the-art e-learning technology and video conferencing facilities.

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Self-esteem, risky sexual behaviour and academic achievement among secondary school students in Wakiso Town Council

A montage on a building at the School of Psychology, CHUSS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda advising students to 'Have Self Worth'

The study was guided by the following objectives, that is, to assess the relationship between self-esteem and risky sexual behaviour among secondary school students in Wakiso Town Council, to find out the relationship between self-esteem and academic achievement among secondary school students in Wakiso town council, to establish the relationship between risky sexual behaviour and academic achievement among secondary school students in Wakiso town council and to find out whether risky sexual behaviour mediates the relationship between self-esteem and academic achievement.

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Candidates for DVCFA Position Make Public Presentations

The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd R), Chairperson Appointments Board-Mr. Bruce Kabaasa (Extreme Left) with R-L: Principal CoBAMS-Dr. Eria Hisali, Principal CHS-Prof. Charles Ibingira, University Secretary-Mr. Charles Barugahare, Dep. University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda and Principal CEES-Prof. Fred Masagazi Masaazi listen to DVCFA Candidates' presentations on 6th November 2018, Main Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Two Candidates contesting for the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Makerere University on Tuesday, 6th November 2018 made their respective presentations to staff, students and members of the public in the Main Hall. The candidates, listed in order of presentations made are;

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