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68th Graduation Ceremony Day2: ACCA recognises Best Student in BCOM Accounting Option

The Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (2nd L) followed by Chair Council-Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem, Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah and other members of Management leads the procession out of the Freedom Square after the second session of the 68th Graduation, 17th January 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Mr. Mwetware Crescent was on the same day recognized by ACCA Uganda as the best BCOM (Accounting Option) student.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Uganda has recognized the best performing student in Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) at Makerere University. The Chancellor together with the representative from ACCA presented the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) Award to Mr. Mwetware Crescent who scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.60 (First Class Honours) degree.

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Bioinformatics & Next Generation Sequencing Techniques Short Course

The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (C) flanked by Dr. Michael Lubwama from MAPRONANO (L) and Dr. Richard Edema-PI MaRCCI(R) addresses the Monthly Media Briefing for October in the Senior Common Room, 30th October 2017, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Africa center of Excellence in Materials, Product Development & Nanotechnology (MAPRONANO ACE) in partnership with the College of Health Sciences  (CHS), Makerere University, Uganda Virus Research Institute and Ben Gurion University Israel is Organizing a short course training in


Dates: 5th - 21st February 2018

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Mak 68th Graduation Kicks Off: Best Overall Science Student Recognised

The Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (R) shakes hands with Chairman Convocation-Dr. Odoi Tanga (2nd L) as Principal CAES-Prof. Bernard Bashaasha (2nd R) and MUASA Chairman & Convocation PRO-Dr. Kamunyu Muhwezi (L) witness, 16th January 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Prof. Bashaasha received the best overall science student award plaque and UGX1million from Makerere University Convocation on behalf of Mr. Odongo Brian Boniface-BSc. Food Science and Technology.

The Makerere University Chancellor Prof. Ezra Suruma has urged the newly graduated Makerere University students to fight for and strongly defend the dignity of the African nations and the African people in particular from being openly attacked and abused in the name of searching for employment opportunities overseas.  

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From Cleaner to Communication Researcher: How I Overcame Challenges to Achieve My Dream

Enter Carolyne (1st left) with Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Chairperson Horticulture Department, and her classmates Image:RUFORUM

At 10am on 18th September 1978, the late Mr. Oywer and his wife Phylgon both Kenyans, welcomed me as their sixth child. I was a unique child. Unlike other members of my family, I was very outgoing. At school I was popular and excelled in academics, hence I was appointed a prefect. I was my father’s pride so much that when I joined upper primary school, I went to stay with him in the town where he was a primary school head teacher...

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But, How About the African Agriculture?

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Why do African and European leaders of today make partly the same mistakes as they did in connection with the independence of most African countries fifty years ago, why do they again seem to forget that the basis for about 70% of the population still is agriculture?

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KNU-South Korea Signs IT Collaboration MoU with Mak

Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (C) flanked by L-R: Dr. Gilbert Maiga, Dr. Evelyn Kigozi, Prof. Soon Yong Park, Prof. Tonny Oyana, Prof. Dongik Lee, Mr. Yoon Jung Tae, Mr. Goddy Muhumuza, Dr. Agnes Rwashana Semwanga and other CoCIS staff (rear) after Mak signed an IT Collaboration MoU with Kyungpook National University-KNU, Daegu, Korea on 15th January 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Makerere University has today Monday, 15th January 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kyungpook National University (KNU), Daegu, Korea to facilitate staff and student exchanges, research collaboration as well as coming up with joint education programmes in the field of Information Technology (IT). The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe signed the MoU on behalf of Makerere University, while the Vice Dean, School of Computer Science and Engineering-Prof.

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Admission to the Bachelor of Youth Development Work Programme (BYW) for 2018/2019

A student demonstrates a Phone App during the 7th CEDAT Open Day October 2017.

The Academic Registrar Makerere University invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the Bachelor of Youth Development Work (BYW) Programme tenable at Makerere University. The BYW Programme is an upgrade of the Commonwealth Youth in Development Diploma Programme (CYP). The Programme is a flexible learning programme that shall be offered using online/blended/distance learning approaches.

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Call for applications:Admission to Bachelor of Education External (BED) 2018/19

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for admission to a three year Bachelor of Education External (BED) degree programme for the 2018/2019 academic year.

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Prof Openjuru Appointed Gulu University Vice Chancellor

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Gulu University Chancellor Prof. Frederick Kayanja has appointed Prof. George Openjuru Ladaah as the new institution’s vice chancellor.

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Makerere-Sweden Competitive Small Grants: Call For Applications 2018

L-R: First Secretary Research Cooperation-Dr. Gity Behravan, Swedish Ambassador to Uganda-H.E. Per Lindgärde, Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe and Director Research & Graduate Training-Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi at the Mak-Sida ARM Opening Ceremony, 2nd October 2017

The Swedish research collaboration with Uganda was initiated in 2000 with the objective of promoting research and research training and to develop sustainable institutional capacity in an effort to strengthen higher education and an autonomous university system within the framework of National policies and plans.


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