Former Makerere Vice Chancellor Prof. Asavia Wandira passes on


He served his first tenure as Vice Chancellor from 1972 to 1975, after which he left Uganda. He served as Professor of Education at the University of Swaziland. On return to Uganda, he was named Minister of Education in 1979. Thereafter, Professor Wandira was appointed Vice Chancellor up to 1985. Click here for details


School of law to start courses in Extractive Industry

Plans are underway for the School of Law to start courses in the extractive Industry.  During a regional consultative meeting held at the School recently, it was revealed that the region was spending big sums of money sending staff abroad to take on courses in the extractives.

A dialogue of experts from the region that convened at the School of Law noted that as citizens, it was our responsibility to ensure that the resources were exploited for economic, social transformation of the people.

Training on Disability Law and Rights



A Call for Expression of Interest:Pilot Transactional Law Clinic


The 6th National Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The  6th National Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will be held on  25th &   26th September 2019 at Makerere University main campus, Kampala. 

Theme: Access to Justice and Enhancing Realisation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

School of Law to hold a joint Internship debrief and Community outreach at Gulu University

The School Law Makerere University and  Gulu University are scheduled to hold  a joint community outreach during which the students from the two institutions will hold a debrief session following the successful completion of a two month Internship program that was conducted in the refugee camps in Northern Uganda from June to August 2019.

AfriDoors 2019 at Addis Ababa University

The School of Law, Makerere University is a partner in a regional project called “Strengthening Human Rights Research and Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (SHUREA)”. SHUREA is a Finnish funded project whose overall goal is to strengthen policy relevant human rights research at Makerere University (Uganda), Addis Ababa University  (Ethiopia), University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Pretoria (South Africa) and Åbo Akademi (Finland). 

School of Law drops Evening program

The School of Law Makerere University will not offer evening teaching programs effective 2019/2020 academic year.

This comes in a wake of financial challenges faced by the University that is not able to raise funds to facilitate the teachers that handle the extra teaching in the evening program.

Judicial Officers trained in Handling Cases of Persons with Disabilities

The Chief Justice of Uganda Hon. Justice Bart Katureebe has commended the School of Law and the Network of Public Interest Lawyers (NETPIL) for working towards ensuring that the issues of persons with disability are adequately addressed in the administration of justice in Uganda.

School of Law offers Community Outreach

On 25th July 2019, the Principal of the School of Law Assoc.Prof. Christopher Mbazira with a group of student interns were among the group that offered legal counselling to the Kiryandongo community.The Kiryandogo internship is an activity of the school through the Public Interest Law Clinic and Refugee Law Project.

The Kiryadongo community hosts over 50,000 refugees in addition to internally displaced persons.


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