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Mak Centre for Soybean Improvement and Development Holds Field Day

Prof. Phinehas Tukamuhabwa (Right) shows David Taurus (Left) and a Representaive for AATF around one of the demonstration plots during the Field Day on 29th July 2019 at MUARIK, CAES, Makerere University, Wakiso, Uganda.
Makerere University Centre for Soybean Improvement and Development in collaboration with Partnership for Seed Technology Transfer in Africa (PASTTA) and Africa Agricultural Technology Foundation(AATF) on 29th July 2019 held the Soybean field day to evaluate 35 soybean varieties from Africa.
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CAES Holds Field Day to Mark End of Recess Term 2018/2019

The Guest of Honor-Dr. Godfrey Lusiba Sebagala (3rd Right), CAES Deputy Principal-Dr. Gorettie Nabanoga (2nd Right) and Dr. David Owiny (Right) visit the plant doctors stall during the Field Day on 26th July 2019, MUARIK, CAES, Makerere University, Wakiso Uganda.
Makerere University College of Agricultural and Environmental sciences on 26th July, 2019 held the Field day to mark the end of recess term activities semester II 2018/2019. The function was held at the students’ hostel at the Makerere University Agricultural Research Institute Kabanyolo (MUARIK).The purpose is for students to practice and demonstrate skills acquired in class.
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Attending the Launch of Absa's SME Academy

The Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda-Dr. Louis Kasekende (2nd Right) and the Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Left) with other dignitaries at the launch of the Absa (Barclays Bank) SME Academy, 30th July 2019, Kampala Uganda

The launch of the Absa (Barclays Bank) SME Academy by Dr. Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor at the Bank of Uganda is a Great Leap Forward for promotion of entrepreneurship in Uganda. Thank you Absa!

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Mak Graduate Admission Lists for 2019/20 Academic Year

An aerial shot of the Main Building with CHUSS & St Francis Chapel to the Left and the Freedom Square in the foreground as captured by a drone, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT)Makerere University has released the admission lists for postgraduate applicants successfully admitted for the 2019/20 Academic Year. The lists include those of candidates admitted to all ten colleges of Makerere University

Please see the Downloads below for admitted students listed by College.

For further enquiries please contact

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RAN Workshop on Enhancing Ugandan Universities Involvement in Improving Development Programming

Workshop on Enhancing Ugandan Universities involvement in supporting in-country regions to improve development programming, 25th July 2019, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), Plot 28 House 30, Makerere University, Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala Uganda

On Thursday 25th July, 2019, RAN Lab had an opportunity to host a convening with representatives from Universities and the Local Government from the central region in  Uganda. The main objective of the meeting was to develop a strategy where Local Governments and other stakeholders would leverage local universities to enhance in-Country Regional Local Government capacity for development programming as well as presenting university perspectives that would feed into development of a research agenda and an engagement strategy across Uganda’s regions.

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3rd Sida-Bright International Summer School Closes at CoCIS

The Director, DRGT, Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi (Centre) flanked by resource persons, organisers and participants at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Sida Bright International Summer School on 26th July 2019, CoCIS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Today, Friday 26th July 2019, I had the honour to serve as the Guest of Honour at the closing session of the 3rd Sida-Bright International Summer School on Software Engineering & IS at the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS).  This Edition of the International Summer School on Software Engineering  and IS intended to provide a contribution to PhD students and academic and industrial researchers on latest findings in the field of Software Engineering and Information Sciences.

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Touring the HUAWEI Headquarters in Shenzhen, China

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) during his tour of the Huawei Headquarters on 25th July 2019, Shenzhen, China

This afternoon I have toured the Headquarters of HUAWEI in Shenzhen, China. I have held good discussions with one of the senior managers and the Director for Africa Region on collaboration. Our College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) already hosts Uganda’s Huawei ICT Academy.

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MakSPH Summer Course on Innovation Design for Mak & University of Boston Students

The RAN Deputy Chief of Party, Dr. Roy William Mayega (Pointing) facilitates the Innovation Design session during the joint course between students from the University of Boston and Makerere University that ran from 2nd to 20th July 2019, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), Plot 28 House 30, Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala Uganda

The RAN team is facilitating a summer course on “Humanitarian Engineering; Designing solutions for health challenges in protracted crises; Case of Refugee communities”  for Students from the University of Boston and Makerere University. The course scheduled to run from 2nd to 20th July 2019, was organised by Makerere University School of Public Health in collaboration with RAN lab and the University of Boston.

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Important Dates for Academic Year 2019/2020

The Parking lot and gardens, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University Mulago Campus, Kampala Uganda

I welcome you all to the University for a new academic year 2019/20 and in a special way the first-year students who are joining us to further develop your careers.

I wish to advise and warn especially first years to deposit all your fees as received from your parents and sponsors to any bank of your choice at the University and not to delegate anyone to pay for you.

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Mak-IUCEA KFW Funded Masters Scholarships

Masters Graduands at Day2 of the 69th Graduation Ceremony, 16th January 2019, Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

Makerere University in partnership with the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is calling upon qualified candidates from EAC to apply for the under-mentioned programmes under the German Development Bank-KFW funded Masters Scholarships:


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