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Mak to Launch Environment for Development Initiative Centre

The Main Building and Freedom Square as seen from the Main Library walkway, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. The Main Building will host the EfD-Mak Launch on 29th August 2019 starting at 8:00am.

Makerere University is set to launch the Environment for Development Initiative (EfD-Mak) Centre; the first of its kind in the country, on Thursday 29th August 2019 starting at 8:00am in the Senior Common room, Main Building.

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Mak Korean Centre K-Pop Contest is on!

Makerere Korean Centre K-Pop Contest, Starting 1:00pm, Saturday 21st September 2019, Makerere University Guest House, Kampala Uganda

Are interested in K-pop songs? Would you love to showcase your singing talent? Then apply to sing at the Makerere K-pop Contest now! Feel free to come and sing at the audition, and get the chance to sing at the Final Contest at Makerere University! We welcome everyone!

Application Period : 24th July - 30th August 2019
Venue for Audition : Korean Centre, 2nd Floor, Main Library, Makerere University

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Mak Council Approves STEM Affirmative Action Policy

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni (Right) receives a plaque from the Chairperson Council, Mrs. Lorna Magara (Left) during Day1 of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 15th January 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Makerere University Council during its 147th Meeting held from 6th to 8th August 2019 approved the Affirmative Action Policy providing for a 40 percent enrollment quota for female students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The policy was referred to Senate by Council at the 142nd meeting and following its discussion, was submitted as a policy recommendation to Council at the 147th meeting, where it was subsequently approved.

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Quick Guide to the AIMS Portal for Mak Students

Seated: The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) with L-R: Director DICTS-Mr. Samuel Mugabi, Dean SCIT-Dr. Gilbert Maiga, Principal CoCIS-Prof. Tonny Oyana and Deputy Principal CEES-Dr. Paul Muyinda Birevu with DICTS Staff (Standing) after the launch of MAKAIR-Makerere University’s Wireless Local Area Network, on 23rd March 2019, Third Level - CEDAT New Building, Kampala Uganda.

Dear Students especially Freshers

As the Directorate for ICT Support (DICTS), we have been part of the orientation exercises at your respective Colleges. We do hope that many of you listened to what we shared in relation to the ICT services that are offered at Makerere University. We have managed to put together most of the things that we deem fit and of great importance to your journey as you study. Some of the questions answered in the presentations include;

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Meeting Soyuz Africa Connections Team

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) with Michaeal and Yona of of Soyuz Africa Connections after their meeting on 13th August 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

I have started my day with a meeting with Michael and Yona of Soyuz Africa Connections. We have discussed opportunities for promoting Uganda-Russia cultural relations.

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1st Research Management Workshop for Departmental Chairs

(Seated Left to Right): Head of Performing Arts and Film Dr. S.Nannyonga Tamusuza, Director of Research and Graduate Training Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi, Deputy Vice Chancellor AA Dr.Umar Kakumba, Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Ag.Head of Medical Microbiology Dr. Beatrice Achan, Dean School of Public Health Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze, Dean School of Women and Gender Studies Dr. Sarah Ssali join other Heads of Departments at the Workshop, Friday 9th August 2019 at Grand Global Hotel

On Friday 9th August 2019, the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)-DVCAA in collaboration with the Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT) held the first workshop for Department Chairs under the theme “Building Institutional Capacity for Faculty Researcher Development, Funding and Management of Sponsored Research”.

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432 students awarded Makerere-Mastercard Foundation scholarships

A student recieving the Scholarship Award letter from the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. On right, is Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi; theChairperson of Selection Committee.

It was a cheerful moment when the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe handed over MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Award letters to 432 cohort five (5) scholars. The highly colorful Ceremony was held on 9th August 2019.

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Receiving UNESCO Publication on Azerbaijan from Dr. Birabi

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) receives the UNESCO publication on the heritage of Azerbaijan from Dr. Allan Birabi on 12th August 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

This morning I received a donation of the UNESCO publication on the heritage of Azerbaijan from Dr. Allan Birabi of the Department of Architecture and Physical Planning, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT). We discussed the need to document Uganda’s cultural heritage for posterity.

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Justice Tabaro assumes office as new Chairperson Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal

Justice John Patrick Mashongo Tabaro (L) witnesses the swearing in of Dr. Phiona Muhwezi-Mpanga (R). Second Left is the Chairperson of Council Mrs. Lorna Magara and Acting University Secretary Mr. Yusuf Kiranda (3rd L).

On 9th August 2019, the Chairperson of Makerere University Council Mrs. Lorna Magara officially welcomed Justice John Patrick Mashongo Tabaro to the new position of Chairperson of Makerere University Staff Appeals Tribunal.

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