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Makerere universitym for pre-entry exams


Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Heads of several departments and colleges at Makerere University are proposing to adopt the pre-entry examination system to determine the competence levels of students pursuing courses at the university.

Dr Vincent Ssembatya, the Director for Quality Assurance at Makerere says that the university management has already received proposals from some schools, colleges, and departments which are still subject to discussion by the university council.

FULL LIST: Makerere admission details for 2020/21


Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Makerere University and its Nakawa-based business school have jointly admitted 14, 538 undergraduate students under the private sponsorship scheme.

Makerere to reposition into research university

By Julius Odeke

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu spoke to The Independent’s Julius Odeke about his plans for Uganda’s oldest institution of higher learning.

You are a new VC of Makerere University, an old institution with high repute.  How are you planning to change it?

Makerere to launch new strategic plan

The main building at Makerere.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University will this year launch a 10- year strategic plan that will transform Uganda’s premier higher learning institution into a research led university.

Kavuma, Lukyamuzi graduate at Makerere

ampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Makerere University has today concluded a 4-day graduation exercise; seeing off a total of 13,350 students with degrees and diplomas in various disciplines.

The activities for the 69th graduation ceremony that started on Tuesday, January 15, saw 56 students graduate with PhDs, 1,254 with Masters Degrees and 101 with Postgraduate Diplomas. 11,939 received undergraduate diplomas and Bachelor’s Degrees.


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